Kursk Relatives Relief (USA) Fund™® (KRRAF), a 501(c)(3) public charity is a donor-advised fund.
Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. 100% of funds donated will go towards
the relief of the Children, Mothers, Daughters, and relatives of the Kursk. Staff time is being donated.
Make 501(c)(3) qualified tax deductible donations payable to
"Kursk Relatives Relief (USA) Fund™®- (KRRAF) for Russia"
211 Hope Street, POB 1416, Mountain View, CA. 94042-1416
For information about company stock donations, please call 650-855-8206.
Oscar II-class submarine Kursk.
|"Donations do not go through a
third party charitable organization in which less than 5% actually goes to the victims. I will personally insure that all monies will go directly to the families and all accounting will be notarized and placed on this web site. Please reach out to help the children and families of the men lost in this tragedy." Richard T. Kusiolek"
Relatives of a sailor who died aboard the sunken nuclear submarine Kursk cry on a ship in the Barents Sea, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2000. The Kursk was shattered by a huge explosion and sank on Aug. 12 with 118 officers and sailors aboard, and remains trapped on the sea floor. Photo by Maxim Marmur. (AP)
RELIEF (USA) FUND™®
All funds will be put into a trust fund at the California Bank & Trust of Mountain View, California.
Bank Hours are Monday to Friday 10AM to 5PM PST.
"The Kursk Relatives Relief (USA) Fund™® is a Non-Profit Corporation chartered under the State of California. Donations are tax deductible. Call, snail mail, or e-mail us for the IRS file number."
|Professor Richard T. Kusiolek,
originator of this fund, is an advisor, private business owner, visionary technologist, B2B consultant,
educator, and Silicon Valley Entreprenuer for the past 20 years. He is active in mCommerce technologies http://mcomm2.tripod.com and
"People give money all the
time, and I commend them for it. But you have to go a long way to find a
gift that made as much difference as this ..."
|The following world class organizations and individuals have been approached for their advisory input on this humanitarian effort:|
Ron Gonzales-San Jose
Senator Dianne Feinstein
Representative Anna Eshoo
Mayor Willie Brown-San Francisco
Mayor Jerry Brown-Oakland
Bill Jones-CA Secretary of State
Katherine Harris-FL Sec'y of State
Senator Barbara Boxer
Prof. Tom Campbell-Stanford Univ.
Larry Ellison-Founder Oracle
Jessica Fulmer-Founder SBI
Charles Reed-Chancellor CS Univ.
G. Duffy-Churchill Club
California Trade/Commerce Agency
Arabian Oil Company
Bill and Melina Gates Foundation
Carnegie Corporation of New York
C. Schwab Foundation
Church of Latter Day Saints
Ernst & Young
J & EFK Foundation
Kleiner Perkins Cauffield & Byers
Royal Dutch/Shell Oil
Sutter Hill Ventures
Kamiliya, mother of Lt. Alexander Brazhkin, officer of
the sunken nuclear submarine Kursk, cries during the funeral of her son in
St. Petersburg, Friday, Nov. 10, 2000. Brazhkin's body was one of the
bodies retrieved by divers from the submarine. (AP Photo /Dmitry Lovetsky)
|Relatives of sailors of the nuclear submarine Kursk toss flowers from a ship in the Barents Sea on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2000, in tribute to the men killed when the Kursk crumpled in an explosion and sank to the silt below. Photo by Maxim Marmur. (AP)|
Recent News Reports
regarding the Kursk.
For history and information about the town of Kursk in
Russia, click on shield to visit sergys.narod.ru.
A memorial service was held on 10/29/00.
Click here to read account.
For news articles about the
Kursk and Russian culture.
|Above photo by Maxim Marmur. (AP)|