The following is an excerpt from an article posted in The in Oct 2017: “Lexington Muslims Sponsor ‘Day of Dignity’ for Homeless, Needy”

“ Lexington’s Muslim community is holding it’s first-ever “Day of Dignity” Saturday.   The event, to be held at Douglas Park off Georgetown Street will take place from 9:00 in the morning until 4:00 in the afternoon.

Ratul Ahmed with SHARE Kentucky says the focus is serving the homeless and needy residents in the West End.

‘Our sense of giving and community and building ties with our neighbors regardless of your faith, or background, or ethnicity.  That’s what’s important to us.  That we’re giving for the sake of God.’  ”


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