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.
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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.
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
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.
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.