Islamic Relief USA Awards $100,000 Grant Toward School Meals Programs in Southwest Virginia

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.

WDBJ7: “SWVA students get meal plan support, still in need of more”

WDBJ7: “SWVA students get meal plan support, still in need of more”

"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."

The Detroit News: “‘Day of Dignity’ in Detroit served with empathy”

The Detroit News: “‘Day of Dignity’ in Detroit served with empathy”

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.