BURBANK, California (September 13, 2005) – Southern California Muslim donors

have come together to fill a 40-foot truck full of in-kind aid for victims of

Hurricane Katrina.

In the past week, clothes, canned food, bottled water, toys, and other

emergency essentials have been collected by local aid group Islamic Relief.

Islamic Relief is assisting displaced citizens of Hurricane Katrina in Houston,

TX, Baton Rouge, LA, and the Gulf Coast of Mississippi.

The truck will be leaving Los Angeles for Biloxi, Mississippi, where Islamic

Relief staff and volunteers are on the ground implementing several projects to

help the affected population.

Islamic Relief representative Ahmed Shama will be available to the media for

comments and interviews regarding the volunteer effort by the Southern

California community to collect and sort the donations, as well as Islamic

Relief’s projects to help Katrina victims.

WHAT:

Trucks filled with in-kind aid for Katrina victims to leave Los Angeles

warehouse for Biloxi, Mississippi

WHEN:

Wednesday, September 14 at 2:00 pm SHARP

WHERE:

SAC International

6130 S Avalon Ave

Los Angeles, CA  90003

The warehouse is located off of the 110 Freeway between the 10 Freeway

and the 105 Freeway. The warehouse is a red brick building located at the

corner of Avalon Ave and 62nd St.

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