Nonprofit charity group Islamic Relief USA delivered dozens of boxes of food for Phoenix families to a local food bank today as part of a national effort for the month of Ramadan.
Ramadan is a month of spiritual reflection and fasting for Muslims all over the world.
“Part of the month, spiritually, is about kind of putting yourself in the position of someone who is struggling,” said Minkailu Jalloh, U.S. Program Specialist at Islamic Relief USA. “Feeling that hunger and kind of having that increased sense of empathy is meant to encourage people to do more charity.”
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