Detroit Muslims to Hold Fund-Raising Benefit for Victims of Earthquake in Pakistan - Islamic Relief USA

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

6:45 pm


Canton Mosque

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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Islamic Relief

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