“What A Relief” Podcast 69: Of Banking and Bitcoins

“What A Relief” Podcast 69: Of Banking and Bitcoins

After you choose a cause and hit “donate,” did you ever think about complicated it can be to get your money where it needs to go?
On this week's podcast, B.C. Dodge and R. Mordant Mahon talk with a specialist who describes the challenges of a convoluted banking system — and some surprisingly fun and creative solutions.

In Saleha’s Family, Qurbani Puts ‘Huge Smile on Everyone’s Faces’

In Saleha’s Family, Qurbani Puts ‘Huge Smile on Everyone’s Faces’

“Eid is a day of joy. My family and I can’t celebrate it though, because we have to work, like any other day. I work as a maid and earn between 150-200 BDT ($1.85-$2.47) on the days I work. I can’t buy new clothes for my children and grandchildren so we wear the same old clothes. We eat from whatever Allah has granted us, on that day.

USA TODAY: “Religious advocates fast monthly in protest of budget cuts”

USA TODAY: “Religious advocates fast monthly in protest of budget cuts”

Religious leaders and others are taking a stance “… in opposition to budget cuts President Trump proposed for federal nutritional assistance programs — cuts they fear will swamp private charities that feed the poor with a flood of new needy.”

“We already feel heavily extended in the communities that we do serve,” said Minhaj Hassan, a spokesperson for Islamic Relief USA. “Additional cuts to various federal social service programs would place a greater burden on organizations we support, since they would likely turn to us after that safety net provided by the federal government is removed.”

Associate Counsel (VA)

Islamic Relief USA is seeking an Associate Counsel at its headquarters just outside of Washington, DC in Alexandria, Virginia. The Associate Counsel will assist the Corporate Counsel in providing legal guidance to senior management and various departments in order to strengthen legal protections for the organization and promote its continued compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

“What A Relief” Podcast 68: From The Lost Episodes – This Is What Serving Humanity Looks Like

“What A Relief” Podcast 68: From The Lost Episodes – This Is What Serving Humanity Looks Like

B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon talk to Anwar Khan, CEO of Islamic Relief USA and Najah Bazzy, Founder and President of Zaman International Hope for Humanity in this episode of “What a Relief!” — IRUSA’s official podcast.