Nepal fundraiser June 20 at Fair Trade Decor in Del Mar

Fair Trade Décor, a Del Mar retail store dedicated to Fair Trade principles, will hold a poetry reading titled “Compassion in Action,” at 7 p.m. June 20, to raise much-needed funds for immediate relief and ongoing support for the people of Nepal.

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 devastated the country. More than 500,000 homes were destroyed, and an estimated 3 million people are in need of food, water, shelter and medication. During the immediate rescue and recovery period, a second quake of 7.3 magnitude struck, bringing further destruction. Now, as relief organizations work to support Nepal’s displaced...