Sacramento Mosque to Collect Funds for Victims | IRUSA

BURBANK, California (October 13, 2005) – A Sacramento Mosque will be

hosting a fund-raising program for Pakistan earthquake victims as part of the

Ramadan fast-breaking services at the center.

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.

Islamic Relief representative Arif Shaikh will be at the event for comments or

interviews with media professionals.


Fundraising benefit dinner for victims of the earthquake in Pakistan


Friday, October 14

6:00 pm



Sacramento Area League of Associated Muslims

4541 College Oak Drive

Sacramento, CA

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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