Mark Hutler and Katrina Carloff are served samosas Saturday by Karanmeet Khatra

Mark Hutler and Katrina Carloff are served samosas Saturday by Karanmeet Khatra

Samosa sale helps Red Cross

Serving up samosas helped earthquake victims in Japan.

The Vernon Punjabi Cultural Society did its part to help with relief for Japan with a samosa sale at Real Canadian Superstore Saturday.

“It went very well. We raised $2,000,” said Ajay Malhotra. with the society.

“We sold out. We could have sold more if we had had more.”

Members worked Friday evening and Saturday morning to make the samosas fresh by hand.

The money will go to the Red Cross for Japan.

“We’re all human and this has happened to other human beings,” said Malhotra.

“It could happen to anyone. We felt very touched by it. We live in such a great country and we have such good resources and we wanted to do what we could to help.”