Vancouver restaurants help raise funds for Lebanon following tragic explosion

Aug 6 2020, 9:40 pm

The local community is coming together to fundraise in support of relief efforts in Beirut, Lebanon, after a devastating explosion claimed dozens of lives and left thousands injured on August 4.

Eateries in Vancouver are offering up food and drink with 100% of proceeds going towards relief efforts for various charities in Beirut.

The Canadian government has also committed to providing $5 million in humanitarian aid to help with relief efforts.



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Lebanese eatery Nuba is one of the restaurants where you can eat or drink for a cause, with a buy-one-get-one, on International Beer Day ‪on Aug 7‬.  Purchase a “Buy-One-Give-One” special on pints of Turmeric Ale brewed in collaboration with Faculty Brewing, with all proceeds being donated to Lebanese Red Cross in support of relief efforts.

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Your brunch at Aleph eatery will help people in need in Beirut with 100% of the proceeds from brunch this upcoming weekend being donated to the following organizations: Impact Lebanon and Beit El Baraka.

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JamJar Canteen in Vancouver will be matching donations made across all three locations for an entire week (7th-14th August) and giving directly to families in need in Beirut.

In addressing the tragedy, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau added that “Canadians were shocked & deeply saddened” by the “devastating toll of Tuesday’s explosion in Beirut.”

“We mourn the tragic loss of life, and wish a full & quick recovery to the thousands who were injured. We are with you, and will be there to help you overcome this tragedy.”

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