Salt Bae raises US$60,000 for Lebanon blast victims
Turkish chef Nusret Gokce, better known to the world as Salt Bae, has joined forces with the Turkish Red Crescent to raise money, and help people affected by the August 4 blast in Beirut.
He fronted an appeal for the charity that helped raise US$60,000 in just one day, using the chef’s Istanbul restaurant of Nusr Et.
Gokce is now part of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and its “We Are Family” campaign.
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On Saturday night 5th of September all the revenue we make at our nusret etiler branch will be donated to victims of Beirut explosions. We are all one family , please join us and support. Let's show everyone our power. www.kizilay.org.tr/weareafamily @kizilay 5 eylül Cumartesi günü etiler nusret şubemizdeki bütün gelirler patlamada zarar gören Beyrut halkına bağışlanacaktır. Hepimiz bir aileyiz , lütfen bize katılın ve destekleyin.Gücümüzü herkese gösterelim. www.kizilay.org.tr/weareafamily @kizilay
The chef asked donors to pledge support for the thousands of people affected and wounded by the Beirut explosion that killed 190 people and has affected thousands more.
In a video posted to Twitter, Gokce and his team are seen marking toward the kitchen. It comes with the caption “Let’s go to work for Beirut”.
If you want to donate money to help those affected by the blast, visit the Lebanese Red Cross.
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