"TWO GROUPS HELP COMMUNITY REBUILD YEAR AFTER HURRICANE MATTHEW" Islamic Relief USA and the United Methodist Conference help repair and restore homes damaged by the storm.
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"Several studies over the years have shown strong correlations between eating healthfully and academic performance," said Anwar Khan, president of Islamic Relief USA. "We want to make sure children, particularly from underprivileged backgrounds, enjoy the same access to high quality food as their peers. Every child is precious."
Imam Mika’il Stewart Saadiq, leader of the Muslim Center Mosque, said the event offers dignity for the helper, as much as it does people who benefit from the donations and the health screenings.
Islamic Relief USA’s thoughts and prayers are with the victims and the victims’ families. We also want to help in the healing process, supporting those who were physically or emotionally impacted by this horrific attack,” Aly said.
“Words cannot explain the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history that took place last Sunday,” interim CEO Shar ifAly said. “The pain runs very deep. Islamic Relief USA’s thoughts and prayers are with the victims and the victims’ families. We also want to help in the healing process, supporting those who were physically or emotionally impacted by this horrific attack”
Partners like AmeriCorps, Islamic Relief USA, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and the National Baptist Convention USA are assisting to provide help and comfort.
Imran Madden, the UK director of Islamic Relief, writes about his experience in the field in Bangladesh, working with refugees who had recently fled from Myanmar.
Flint Islamic Center raised over $10,000 in just 15min, during a fundraiser for hurricane relief. IRUSA, 1 of 40 charitable organizations recommended by Charity Navigator will be distributing aid from the funds raised to those still suffering in the affected areas.
Volunteers representing dozens of local, state and national organizations are working alongside federal, state, tribal, territorial, and local responders to address the immediate needs of survivors affected by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.
On Saturday, Sept. 16, the non-profit Exceptional Individuals with Dreams Celebrations in conjunction with the Muslim American Society hosted its eighth annual Eid Celebration for Children with Special Needs.