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Americans, frequent visitors to Notre-Dame, begin fundraising efforts


Added 04-15-19 09:10:02pm EST - “The fire that devastated Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday prompted fund-r...” - Reuters.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Reuters.com: “Americans, frequent visitors to Notre-Dame, begin fundraising efforts”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The fire that devastated Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday prompted fund-raising appeals in the United States, as people horrified by the blaze began making commitments to restore a global landmark even before the flames were extinguished.

The New York-based French Heritage Society and the Go Fund Me crowdsourcing platform were among the first to offer help for a cathedral that is a must-see destination for visitors to Paris from all over the world.

French President Emmanuel Macron said an international campaign would be launched to raise funds for the rebuilding of Notre-Dame Cathedral. [nP6N21F04Z]

The French Heritage Society, an American non-profit group dedicated to preserving French architectural and cultural treasures, launched a web page on Monday to raise money for the cathedral’s restoration.

“Notre-Dame is obviously an architectural marvel and most certainly a monument that should be restored,” Jennifer Herlein, the executive director of the society, said by phone.

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