Maine CUs Raise $108,000 For TsunamiRelief
WESTBROOK, Me. - (02/18/05) -- The Maine CU League announcedThursday its 'People Helping People Catch Relief Fund,' raised$108,000 last month for southeast Asia victims of the massivetsunami. The statewide effort, conducted in conjunction with theNorthwest Atlantic Marine Alliance, representing the state'sfishermen, was launched within days following the massive tidalwave that killed as many as 200,000 people in the region. The fundswill be sent to the World Forum of Fisher People, which is based inSri Lanka, one of the nation's hardest hit by thetsunami.