Soma disaster

By Cornucopia Blog | May 14, 2014

Words cannot express the unimaginable horror inflicted on the mining community of Manisa. And our sympathy goes to every last member.

Cornucopia readers are welcome to share information about how assistance of any kind can be provided by writing to

Meanwhile, Turkish Philanthropy Funds have contacted us regarding this appeal: Soma Disaster Relief Fund: ‘100 % of all donations to the fund will be granted to organisations assisting victims of the disaster including giving scholarships to children of the miners who have lost their lives. Currently, we are compiling information about the best way to support the miners, their families and the mining community in Soma. We will update you as we receive information.’

Checks to ‘Turkish Philanthropy Funds’ may also be sent to:

Turkish Philanthropy Funds
Re: Soma Disaster Relief Fund
216 East 45th Street, 7th Fl.
New York, New York 10017

Please indicate ‘Soma Disaster Relief Fund’ on the check.

For additional information, please email TPF at

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