Day of Dignity | Dignity Services - Islamic Relief USA

A Day of Service for Our Neighbors in Need

 The pandemic has changed our lives in many ways, especially for those living in poverty. According to the US Census Bureau, approximately 37.2 million Americans currently live in poverty.   

Day of Dignity creates an opportunity for caring individuals from diverse communities to provide services to their neighbors in need. Food, clothing, blankets, and hygiene kits are just some of the items distributed during Day of Dignity events. And, often, free medical care, screenings and even barber services are provided. Entertainment is part of the event too. It’s a day to come together and work together for a better world.

But it doesn’t end there: The IRUSA Day of Dignity effort extends to social media as community members spread the word about the event, the movement and the importance of this humanitarian work to friends and family—many become a part of the Islamic Relief USA page on Facebook.

Day of Dignity Manual

Download this manual to learn about planning and running a successful Day of Dignity event. Information includes logistical coordination, connecting with partners, promoting the project with the media and public, and effectively managing volunteers.

Questions? Please contact US Programs at usprograms@irusa.org.

DC’s Mayor Cites IRUSA in Islamic Heritage Month Declaration

Thank you to Baltimore City Mayor Mayor Brandon Scott for recognizing Muslim Social Service Agency work in the city Baltimore and the work that Islamic Relief USA and Muslim Social Service Agency does in the Baltimore area.

Organization Event Date Event Location Event Start Time Event End Time
Al-Maa’uun 8/20/2022 1729 Lyndale Avenue N., Minneapolis, MN 55411 12:00 PM 5:00 PM
Purple Hearts Inc. 8/24/2022 12 Bulldog Way Venus, TX 76084 8:00 AM 1:00 AM
Hanan Refugees Relief Group 8/27/2022 815 W Layton Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53207 1:00 PM 5:00 PM
Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam 9/4/2022 560 Fayetteville Road, Decatur, Georgia 30316 11:00 AM 3:00 PM
ZEINA LORRAINE INC 9/10/2022 Mohammad Ali Islamic Center 203 W 133 St New York, New York 10030 10:00 AM 3:00 PM
APNA Brooklyn Community Center, Inc 9/10/2022 236 Neptune Ave. 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, New York, 11235 12:00:00 PM 2:00:00 PM
Yusuf Shah Islamic Center TBA
Islamic Social Services of Oregon State (ISOS) 9/18/2022 North Park Block B Between NW Burnside & Couch and NW Park & NW 8th Ave Portland, Oregon 97209 12:00:00 PM 4:00 PM
Muslim Housing Services 9/24/2022 6727 Rainier Ave S. #26, Seattle, WA 98118 11:00 AM 4:00 PM
Islamic Center of Detroit, Inc. 9/24/2022 14350 Tireman Avenue, Detroit, MI 48228 2:00 PM 7:00 PM
Collections & Stories of American Muslims, Inc. dba America’s Islamic Heritage Museum 10/1/2022 2100 D Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE Washington, DC 20020 11:00:00 AM
United Somali Bantu of Greater Pittsburgh 10/8/2022 415 Mount Pleasant Rd Pittsburgh, PA 15214 10:00:00 AM 3:00:00 PM
Muslim Sisters of Staten Island 10/8/2022 300 Richmond Terrace Staten Island, NY 10301 12:00:00 PM 4:00:00 PM
East Harris County Empowerment Council 10/8/2022 1000 Keene Street Galena Park , TX 77547 1:00:00 PM 4:00:00 PM
Islamic Relief USA Houston Dorm 10/8/2022 14341 Lee Rd. Houston, Texas 77032 TBA
Zaman International 10/15/2022 26091 Trowbridge St Inkster, Michigan 48141 10:00:00 AM 2:00 PM
American Council of Muslim Woman Inc 10/15/2022 1090 Coney Island Ave Brooklyn, NY 11230 TBA
The National Islamic Association Inc
10/15/2022
Broad Street & Lincoln Park Newark , NJ 07102 11:00:00 AM
Sabil USA 10/16/2022 14712 Bentley Cir, Unit B Tustin, California 92780 9:30:00 AM 12:00:00 PM
FJV FOUNDATION 10/22/2022 1805 South Malcolm X Boulevard Dallas, Texas 75226 11:00:00 AM 2:00:00 PM
Somali Family Service of San Diego 10/22/2022 1675 East Madison Avenue El Cajon, California 92019 7:00:00 AM 5:00:00 PM
Al-Maun Neighborly Needs of Las Vegas, NV 10/29/2022 711 Morgan Ave Las Vegas, United States 89106 9:00:00 AM 3:00:00 PM
SHARE Kentucky 10/29/2022 726 Georgetown Street Lexington, Kentucky 40508 8:00:00 AM 4:00:00 PM
Amana Foundation 10/29/2022 1201 Callowhill Street Philadelphia, PA 19123 TBA
C-ASSIST 10/29/2022 15801 Michigan Avenue Dearborn , MI 48126 9:00:00 AM 3:00:00 PM
Islamic Center of Maryland 10/29/2022 19411 Woodfield Road Gaithersburg, MD 20879 11:00 AM 2:00 PM
Barakah Muslim Charities Inc TBA 584 Jefferson Ave Rochester, NY 14611 TBA
Masjidullah TBA Broad Street & Lincoln Park Newark , NJ 07102 TBA
MASJID AL-ISLAM, DALLAS, TEXAS 11/5/2022 2922 Martin Luther King Blvd Dallas, TX 75236 9:30:00 AM 12:30:00 PM
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