Detroit Muslims Hold Luncheon to Benefit Katrina Victims - Islamic Relief USA

BURBANK, California (September 22, 2005) – The Council for the Advancement

of Muslim Professionals (CAMP), along with official partner Islamic Relief is

hosting a luncheon and entertainment program to benefit victims of Hurricane


The program for the event will feature a throught provoking discussion with

Salman Ahmad of Junoon on his new documentary, and entertainment by

the ‘Allah Made Me Funny’ comedy team, and the spoken word poetry of Amir


The Hurricane Katrina disaster has thus far left over one million people

displaced and will require the largest relief effort in U.S. history.

Islamic Relief has already allocated $2 million of the $10 million pledged by

MHRTF, the Muslim Hurricane Relief Task Force which was formed in the

Katrina aftermath. Islamic Relief is focusing its efforts on helping victims in

Baton Rouge, LA, Houston, TX, and the Gulf Coast of Mississippi.

Included in the program will also be a video presentation featuring Islamic

Relief projects to help Katrina victims.

Media professionals are invited to attend the event. Please present your

press pass at the registration table.


Luncheon and Entertainment Program to Benefit Katrina Victims


Sunday, September 25, 2005

11:00 am to 4:00 pm


Hyatt Regency Dearborn

600 Town Center Drive

Dearborn, Michigan



11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Social Hour and Appetizers

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

– Malik Mujahid of Soundvision

– Misbah Shahid of Islamic Relief

– Salman Ahmad of Junoon

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Lunch Served

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

– ‘Allah Made Me Funny’

– The Poetry of Amir Sulaiman

– Album Signing

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Media Contact:

M. Misbah Shahid

Islamic Relief

(734) 673-9430 mobile

(714) 676-1301 fax

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