Islamic Relief Hold Annual Qurbani Program to Provide Meat to Underprivileged People

Alexandria, VA – Finding fresh halal meat in the D.C. Metro area is a relatively easy and convenient endeavor. Unfortunately, that’s not the case for many people around the globe.
Fortunately, Islamic Relief USA’s annual Qurbani program helps to fill some of that void. Qurbani enables people to purchase animals that will be slaughtered according to Islamic principles, in order to produce fresh halal meat. The animals from which the meat is derived from include cows sheep, goats, even buffalo (in countries besides the United States).

RNS: “In the South, a new helping hand: Muslim disaster relief teams”

RNS: “In the South, a new helping hand: Muslim disaster relief teams”

PRINCEVILLE, N.C. (RNS) — Whether it’s tornadoes, floods or hurricanes, their know-how and can-do spirit have helped people gut uninhabitable homes and rebuild them from stud to kitchen cabinet.
Imagine Delores J. Porter’s surprise, then, when she gingerly stepped onto the exposed floor joists of her torn-out home to find a troop of young Muslim volunteers in blue “Islamic Relief USA” T-shirts installing support beams in the 90-degree heat...