Albanian American Open Hand Foundation Helps Kosovan Family

Esad Rizai (1st on r), Albanian American Society Foundation founder and president; Aleksander Nilaj (2nd on r), Albanian American Open Hand Foundation president and Hajdin Alijaj (3rd on r) celebrated with members of the Albanian American Society Foundation.
Photo by Jehovy Santiago

The Albanian American Open Hand Association hosted a humanitarian fundraiser to provide aid to a family in Kosovan on Friday, June 3 at the Eastwood Manor. Local elected officials and community leaders joined the association in helping Kosovan war veteran, Veli Morina and his family by raising funds to construct a house that meets their basic needs. If interested in helping Morina’s family, visit the association’s Go Fund Me page at

Edith Blitzer (l), Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association founder and Andrea Seigel, Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association president, had a great time at the humanitarian fundraiser.
Photo by Jehovy Santiago

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