BURBANK, California (October 12, 2005) – The Detroit Muslim community will
be holding a fund-raising benefit dinner for victims of last Saturday’s
devastating earthquake in Pakistan. Funds at the event will be collected by
Islamic Relief, an international relief and development organization which is
carrying out emergency relief projects for earthquake victims.
Fundraising benefit dinner for victims of the earthquake in Pakistan
Friday October 14, 2005
Muslim Community of Western Suburbs
40440 Palmer Road
Canton, MI 48188
Free admission, Dinner included
Islamic Relief has been working in Pakistan since 1992, and has a full-time
staff of over 100 in the country. Islamic Relief has three full-time offices near
the earthquake-affected areas in Islamabad, Neelum Valley, and
The death toll for Saturday’s devastating earthquake in South Asia has
reached over 40,000, and could still rise further.
Islamic Relief has launched a worldwide $10 million appeal for earthquake
victims, of which $4 million has already been allocated.
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M. Misbah Shahid
(714) 676-1301 fax