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TiGeorges' Chicken in Echo Park to host Haitian earthquake relief fundraiser


Earthquake damage on Haiti

TiGeorges' Chicken in Echo Park to host Haitian earthquake relief fundraiser Thursday, January 14th at 5 p.m. George Laguerre's the Haitian style restaurants owner and proprietor is originally from Por-de-Paix, Haiti and has family on the tiny decimated island. Haiti was devastated Tuesday by a 7.0 quake that’s was centered in Haiti’s capital city Port-au-Prince which has an estimated population of 2 million. The quake has left the island of 9 million people in shambles and in desperate need of immediate relief. Haitian President Rene Preval described the earthquake damage as "unimaginable” and the death toll could rise well into the thousands. President Obama called the Haitian quake a "cruel and incomprehensible tragedy," and promised that the U.S. would help in any way it could. Former President Bill Clinton, who serves as the U.N. special envoy to Haiti, called on people around the world to donate money to relief organizations or the U.N.

You can help too. Get on down to TiGeorges' Chicken tonight at 5pm. Open your heart and your wallet, every little bit counts. The Earthquake relief dinner will begin at 5 p.m

For more info: TiGeorges' Chicken • 309 N. Glendale Blvd., Echo Park • (213) 353-9994

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