The following is an excerpt from an article posted in the MSN about CityPak backpack distributions. | February 26, 2021
Islamic Relief USA is cited in the following:
“CityPak covers part of the cost of the backpacks; partner nonprofits who work with unhoused individuals, pay the difference and provide distribution to their client base. “It’s definitely more than a backpack,” says Donia Abdalla, Northeast regional programs coordinator at humanitarian agency Islamic Relief USA, one of CityPak’s partner organizations. “For the homeless population, it’s part of your daily life and it’s something I’ve seen firsthand — that it’s something that they hold near and dear because they use it to hold everything that they have.”
Read the full post on MSN.