“On Martin Luther King’s birthday, with a winter storm looming, volunteers at a mosque in Richardson spent a day of service assembling and handing out hygiene kits for homeless folks.
It was one of many volunteer efforts to remember King across North Texas and the country.
At the Muslim American Society Islamic Center of Dallas, which is based in Richardson, the volunteers formed an assembly line to fill blue tote bags emblazoned with the logo of Islamic Relief USA. They dropped in a reusable water bottle and a big Ziploc full of toiletries – soap, body wash, shampoo and conditioner, lotion, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant and feminine hygiene products.
Islamic Relief USA is a charity that does disaster relief work around the world. It also organizes service projects to help lower income and homeless Americans. ”
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