USA TODAY: “Religious advocates fast monthly in protest of budget cuts”

USA TODAY: “Religious advocates fast monthly in protest of budget cuts”

Religious leaders and others are taking a stance “… in opposition to budget cuts President Trump proposed for federal nutritional assistance programs — cuts they fear will swamp private charities that feed the poor with a flood of new needy.”

“We already feel heavily extended in the communities that we do serve,” said Minhaj Hassan, a spokesperson for Islamic Relief USA. “Additional cuts to various federal social service programs would place a greater burden on organizations we support, since they would likely turn to us after that safety net provided by the federal government is removed.”

Washington Report: “Islamic Relief Helps Fuel Young Minds, Fight Childhood Hunger”

Washington Report: “Islamic Relief Helps Fuel Young Minds, Fight Childhood Hunger”

More than just extending arms across the community, the program has spanned cultural and political divides, partnering with Islamic Relief to provide food for students in the program. Through a grant program administered by Islamic Relief, the partnership aims to demonstrate the Muslim community’s commitment to the many communities it serves, as well as its dedication to combatting childhood hunger..

North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church: “Islamic Relief USA Helping Rebuild Princeville”

North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church: “Islamic Relief USA Helping Rebuild Princeville”

Islamic Relief USA has partnered with the North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church Disaster Response to hold an extensive recovery project for volunteers to rebuild homes in the area of Tarboro, N.C., that were destroyed by Hurricane Matthew last year.
The training sessions for the Islamic Relief USA Disaster Response Team started on July 16 and lasted until July 22.”

PATCH.COM: “Free Meals For Kids At Las Vegas’ Al Maun Center”

PATCH.COM: “Free Meals For Kids At Las Vegas’ Al Maun Center”

Islamic Relief USA, a non-profit humanitarian and advocacy organization, has awarded a total of $76,250 in grants to eight organizations throughout the country to help feed kids during the summer, as part of the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Summer Food Service Program.

Patch.com: “Islamic Organization Helps Fight Childhood Hunger In Wayne”

Patch.com: “Islamic Organization Helps Fight Childhood Hunger In Wayne”

Islamic Relief USA, a humanitarian and advocacy nonprofit has awarded a grant to Women and Families Ascending Association (WFAA), a group that, among other things, works to end domestic abuse and empower people, especially single mothers, to help their families.

Rocky Mount TELEGRAM: “Groups team up to rebuild houses”

Rocky Mount TELEGRAM: “Groups team up to rebuild houses”

Islamic Relief USA has joined forces with the N.C. Conference of the United Methodist Church Disaster Response to have volunteers be a part of an extensive recovery project to rebuild homes destroyed by flood waters.