On September 15, a peaceful Hindu community in Hamilton fell prey to an act of ignorance as a backlash to a terrorist attack on the American World Trade Centre.
As the fire tore through their temple building, it torched the hearts of this community that had worked hard and long to build a Hamilton landmark and identity.
The building, which also served as a cultural centre for all generations, sustained extensive damage and will need to be demolished.
As our community recovers from the catastrophic event, it must now overcome the emotional struggle and undertake the task to rebuild the temple.
You are cordially invited to the fundraising event, "A Community Together", to help with the re-building efforts of the Hamilton Hindu Temple.
The evening of November 30 will be filled with food, song and dance from around the world along with keynote speakers, a silent auction and door prizes.
Courtesy: The Hamilton Spectator
Please show your support by joining other members of the community to help celebrate our diversity.
Tickets are $30 and can be purchased through Michelangelo's Banquet Centre, 1555 Upper Ottawa, Hamilton, Dr. B. Khambalia, 72 King St. W., Stoney Creek, Westdale India Grocers, 875 Main St. W. Hamilton 905-525-0616.
Donations for the temple can be sent to Hindu Samaj Temple of Hamilton and Region Inc., P.O. Box 299, Hamilton, L0R 1W0.
For more information please call:
Naresh Agarwal 905-648-8430
Raj Jadon 905-318-1739
Ramesh Panchal 905-387-3508
Narendar Passi 905-383-9199
Beth Phinney 905-574-3331
Uma Sharma 905-627-5252
Prem Sharma 905-388-8472
Santosh Sharma 905-648-8059
Neelam Tandon 905-648-6058