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September 27, 2013 (San Diego) – A candlelight vigil and fundraiser to help victims of the terrorist attack on a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya will be held tonight at 8 p.m. at Flavors of East Africa, a Kenyan restaurant at 2322 El Cajon Blvd. , San Diego 92104.   Ten percent of all proceeds from food sold tonight will be donated to the Kenyan Red Cross.

“The Kenyan government has declared three days of mourning. We will join and stand with them during this difficult times,” said Awichu Akwanya, an outreach coordinator with the East African community in San Diego.  Local East Africans are also teaming up with the American Red Cross of San Diego to help transfer donations to the Red Cross of Kenya.

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