Richmond, Virginia - Islamic Relief USA has awarded a $100,000 grant to Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign to help end childhood hunger in Virginia. The grant is expected to benefit some 45,153 children.
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Islamic Relief USA has named longtime executive Anwar Khan as the president of the non-profit humanitarian and advocacy organization. Khan takes over the position effective immediately.
Alexandria, VA – Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) has sent a Disaster Response Team to help in the rescue and recovery efforts associated with the wildfires in the Northern California region. These wildfires are among the worst fires in the history of California, with more than 20 people dead, hundreds missing, and thousands of acres of destroyed, including many tourism areas.
Islamic Relief USA will donate $10,000 to a fund to assist the families of the victims of the mass shooting at an outdoor festival near the Las Vegas Strip.
Islamic Relief affiliates around the world announced on Friday that they will pledge a combined $1 million to facilitate recovery and rebuilding efforts related to the recent damage caused by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas.
Alexandria, VA — Islamic Relief USA strongly denounces the decision announced Tuesday morning by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, commonly known as DACA. The program helped protect from deportation some 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to, and effectively lived much of their lives in, the United States.
Islamic Relief USA will hold its annual Day of Dignity campaign in major cities throughout the country, including one in Denver, Colorado with its partner, Muslim Family Services of Colorado.
Dallas, Texas – Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) volunteers have set up in Dallas to help provide support and services to residents who evacuated their homes because of Hurricane Harvey, which recently was downgraded to a tropical storm, but still has the potential to cause massive damage.
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).
One Day. Each Year. Until There Is A Cure!
That is the message behind the inaugural National Faith HIV and AIDS Awareness Day (NFHAAD). Islamic Relief USA is co-sponsoring the walk and rally, which is scheduled to take place on Sunday, August 27, in Washington, D.C. CEO Anwar Khan is scheduled to speak at the event.