CARY, N.C. (WNCN) — The Carolina Peace Center will hold a vigil, prayer and voluntary fundraising for victims and survivors of Monday’s earthquake that has killed thousands in Turkey and Syria.

The event will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday at 1155 West Chatham Street.

“It’s my hope and mission to help those who are affected by this horrible tragedy and provide help to our community,” Faisal Khan of the center said.

The center is expecting speakers from different faith groups and organizations to show solidarity during difficult times.