The tragedy in Aleppo has caught the world’s attention this month. At Islamic Relief USA, we are grateful that you have been caring for the suffering people of Syria since the crisis began. Your food aid was delivered to more than 72,000 people in the Aleppo countryside this summer and fall, and now winter supplies are being delivered to Aleppo evacuees and others in desperate need in Syria.
Archive for date: December 27, 2016
A state-of-the-art children’s cancer ward funded by Islamic Relief donors is now in service in South Africa’s new Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. The historic milestone was marked with a grand opening ceremony Dec. 2 full of festivities only fitting to celebrate the coming to life of an idea that Mandela imagined over a decade ago.
At 85 years old, Hasan was trying to take the place of both mother and father for his five young orphaned grandchildren in Jordan. He cooked for them, he washed their clothes, but he couldn’t solve a major problem for them — it was winter and they were freezing cold.
Susan Dennard is an author who writes young adult novels that have nothing to do with humanitarian aid.