The Muslim Link reports – One in eight District households is struggling against hunger. Across the country, more than 46 million people live in poverty, and for some Eid al-Adha is the only time that they may receive meat all year long.

Islamic charities are always coming up with creative ways to fundraise money to raise awareness and support about efforts to stop hunger in the DMV.  This year, the first Islamic Relief 40 for 40 Qurbani Challenge was held in the nation’s capital on a balmy September morning. Fifteen riders took off from the picturesque Lincoln Memorial at nine in the morning; the ride ended at noon.

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