File: Migrants and refugees arrive on a dinghy on the Greek island of Lesbos, after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey, on October 14,… Continue reading...
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A Jewish and an Islamic aid agency have joined forces to assist refugees in Greece. The U.S.-based HIAS and IRUSA will work together in Athens and on Lesbos
The partnership will ensure that vulnerable refugees in Greece benefit from legal assistance, strategic litigation, and advocacy to advance refugee rights.
HIAS and Islamic Relief USA will set up centers in Athens and on the island of Lesbos.
On MLK Day Of Service, with a winter storm looming, volunteers at a mosque in Richardson with the logo of IRUSA spent a day of service assembling & handing out
The following is an excerpt from an article posted in the HIAS website in Jan 2018:
“ SILVER SPRING, Md.—In 2015, Greece emerged… Continue reading...
Islamic Relief USA and Muslim Social Services Agency staff and volunteers join together to prepare and distribute toiletries and food for the needy. (Amy Davis, Baltimore Sun video)
As part of MLK Day of Service, on Jan15, and with January being National Mentoring Month, Islamic Relief USA staff and volunteers will participate
As part of Martin Luther King Day of Service, on Jan. 15, and with January being National Mentoring Month, Islamic Relief USA staff and volunteers will participate in Mid-Atlantic America’s Islamic Heritage Museum Day, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the museum, located at 2315 Martin Luther King Junior Ave., SE.
In the Roanoke area, Islamic Relief USA helped fund programs, with the assistance of Share Our Strength anti-hunger organization, to fund healthy school lunch programs. It also has provided financial assistance to the United Way to help individuals suffering financial setbacks from becoming homeless.