WEKU.fm :”Lexington Muslims Sponsor ‘Day of Dignity’ for Homeless, Needy”

WEKU.fm :”Lexington Muslims Sponsor ‘Day of Dignity’ for Homeless, Needy”

Lexington’s Muslim community is holding it’s first-ever “Day of Dignity” Saturday. The event, to be held at Douglas Park off Georgetown Street will take place from 9:00 in the morning until 4:00 in the afternoon.

Executive Assistant (VA)

Islamic Relief USA is seeking an Executive Assistant to serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors and Senior Management teams; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects on behalf of the CEO.

Open Arms at Day of Dignity in D.C.

Open Arms at Day of Dignity in D.C.

The southwest corridor of Washington D.C. is home to some of our nation’s most historic neighborhoods. The American Islamic Heritage Museum (AIHM), a venue that exhibits the rich story of Islam in the states has become part and parcel of that history for the last seven years. In October, AIHM’s partnership with Islamic Relief USA in providing its annual Day of Dignity highlighted the strength of community and the power of what an all-hands-on-deck approach to service brings.

Disaster Deployment: The Deadliest Wildfires in Decades

Disaster Deployment: The Deadliest Wildfires in Decades

Disasters can strike at any time and in any place, devastating entire cities, regions and countries. Alongside the huge losses of life and billions of dollars in damage they cause, there is the unseen psychological toll as well. When a disaster leaves communities scrambling, IRUSA’s Disaster Response Team mobilizes as soon as they get the word. This month, they deployed to California, a beautiful and popular vacation destination, ravaged by wildfires.