Islamic Relief USA will hold meal packaging events in Virginia and New Jersey to benefit school children in several African nations. IRUSA is part of an alliance with Rise Against Hunger and Adventist Development Relief Agency (ADRA) International that was formed a few years ago to address the aftermath of a devastating El Nino drought that severely impacted many southern African countries.
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In the wake of the attack at a high school in Parkland, Florida, Islamic Relief USA will be in the town for one week to distribute cash cards and emotional care to the families of the victims of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 17 people and critically injured dozens of others.
Alexandria, Va. - In the wake of the attack at a high school in Parkland, Florida, Islamic Relief USA will be in the town for one week to distribute cash cards and emotional care to the families of the victims of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 17 people and critically injured dozens of others.
Islamic Relief USA is contributing more than $75,000 to provide financial assistance to residents whose homes were destroyed or classified as uninhabitable by the American Red Cross.
Much of the assistance will assist residents living in Yuba County, which has one of the highest poverty rates among the impacted counties. Some 151 homes in that county alone were destroyed. Each family will receive $500 in direct assistance, in the form of cash cards. Collectively, $75,500 will be distributed to area families.
WHAT: Press conference/photo opportunity at the office of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner
WHERE: Houston City Hall – Proclamation Room (3rd floor), 901 Bagby St., Houston, Texas
WHEN: 3:30 p.m., Thursday, January 18, 2018
The interfaith venture will expand legal services for the most vulnerable refugee populations in Athens and Lesvos
Alexandria, VA – As part of Martin Luther King Day of Service, on Jan. 15, and with January being National Mentoring Month, Islamic Relief… Continue reading...
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.
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.