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11 8 14
 

ICNA Colorado Establishes Outreach and Relief Activities

By Heraa Hashmi
 
The newly established ICNA chapters in Boulder and Denver, Colorado have been busy establishing themselves the past year and recently held a series of events to serve their community and increase outreach.
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11 4 14
 

ICNA Relief Distributes Meat at 40 Locations Nationwide

 
This year ICNA Relief saw a 66 percent increase in Udhiyah (sacrificial meat) donations that enabled them to provide for a greater number of people, including a large number of refugee families from Somalia, Burma, Syria, and Eritrea. They distributed thousands of pounds of meat in 40 locations throughout the country.
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10 16 14
 

ICNA Observes Int’l Day for the Eradication of Poverty

 
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(NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 17, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America joins the United Nations in observing October 17 as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty to promote awareness of the dire need to eradicate poverty and destitution at a global scale.
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10 10 14
 

ICNA Volunteers at the County Food Bank

This past Saturday morning, bright and early at 8:30, a group of volunteers arrived at the OC Food Bank in Garden Grove, California to create food boxes for distribution.
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09 11 14
 

Groups deliver backpacks to Teaneck kids

By Megan Burrow, Managing Editor, Teaneck Suburbanite
 
TEANECK – A long line snaked its way through the gymnasium, stairs and lobby of Eugene Field School on a sunny afternoon last week, all the way through the front doors and along Broad Street, as hundreds of Teaneck children, parents and guardians waited for free backpacks being handed out at the Board of Education office.
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09 10 14
 

Volunteers Join Habitat for Humanity to Build Homes

 
(LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10, 2014) – At 7:30 this past Saturday morning, a group of dedicated volunteers got on their hands and knees to nail, paint, frame, and clean.
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09 2 14
 

Reflections on Labor Day

By Naeem Biag, ICNA President
 
I write from the Istanbul airport as I wait for my next flight. The WiFi connection is unstable and I am disconnected from the digital world. This is a good thing because it has given me the opportunity to observe my surroundings. Istanbul airport is continuously bustling with people and the international terminal looks like a small world in itself. People of all colors and ethnicities walk around, lost and confused.
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08 1 14
 

Islamic Circle to give away school bags, supplies

MATAMORAS, PA -The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) plans to give out over 500 free school bags and school supplies to families in Matamoras this Thursday, August 7th, from 2 to 4 p.m.
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07 2 14
 

Islamic food banks stock up during Ramadan

 
BY PARADISE AFSHAR
Special to the Miami Herald
 
Making ends meet can be hard for a single mother.
 
But luckily for Yasmin Khan, a single mother of two, she has help.
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06 30 14
 

ICNA Relief Pantry in Houston to Serve All

 
By Ilyas Choudry, The Muslim Observer
 
June 26, 2014, Houston: “There are huge Rewards in serving food to those who are in need. In Quran, it is mentioned that they feed food — despite their own desire for it — to the indigent, and the orphan and the captive (saying): ‘We feed you purely for the Sake of God. We desire no reward from you, nor thankfulness.”
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06 20 14
 

New Umbrella Group Holds Inaugural Banquet

By Hena Zuberi, Muslim Link Staff Reporter, 18 June 2014
 
The United States Council of Muslim Organization (USCMO) held its inaugural banquet at the Hilton In Crystal City, VA on June 10, 2014. The founding organizations had announced the formation of the umbrella council in March 2014; the banquet was the official introduction for the Muslim community to a platform that promises to open effective communication between Muslim organizations in America and build a national vision.
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04 9 14
 

50 Years of Exemplary Work: Dr. Muhammad Lodhi

 
By Zainab Arain
 
From a young age, science held an allure for Muhammad Arfin Khan Lodhi. Born in the urban city of Agra, India, Lodhi chose to pursue his interest in mathematics and physics, first at St. John’s School in Agra, and later at the Imperial College in London. Dr. Muhammad Abdus Salam, the renowned Nobel Prize-winning physicist, was among those who encouraged him to travel to London to develop his interests and research.
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02 22 14
 

UCF students fast to help battered women

 
By Margaret Kavanagh, Reporter
Friday, February 21, 2014
ORLANDO — A group of University of Central Florida students fasted for one day to help raise money for battered women.
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02 20 14
 

Washington officials: faith voices matters

 
Your voice matters.
 
That’s the message Labor Secretary Tom Perez sent last week as he spoke with faith leaders from across religious traditions about the moral imperative to raise the federal minimum wage.
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02 19 14
 

ICNA Observes World Day of Social Justice

 
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NEW YORK, NY (February 20, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America observes the United Nation’s World Day of Social Justice to promote human well-being and dignity.
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01 28 14
 

Muslims Launch Education, Awareness Initiative in MI

 
By Mona Shand, Public News Service – MI
 
NOVI, Mich. – Drivers on some Michigan highways may have noticed billboards offering the chance to “Gain Peace,” discuss Islam, and obtain a free copy of the Muslim holy book. It’s all part of an Islamic outreach group’s attempt to change the conversation about the religion.
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01 20 14
 

ICNA Commemorates MLK as an Exemplar of Justice

 
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NEW YORK, NY (January 20, 2014) – Nearly five decades after his assassination, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. continues to be an example in the fight for dignity and equal rights in America.
 
Affected by the threat of increasing anti-Muslim rhetoric, the American Muslim community can emulate Dr. King’s methods of peaceful engagement to overcome hate and intolerance.
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12 2 13
 

US Muslims Fight Winter

 
OnIslam Staff, 2 December 2013
 
As the winter approaches, different Muslim groups across the US have launched special clothing drives to help the needy and homeless in different American states.
 
“As winter quickly approached, during the month of November, ICNA Relief volunteers organized efforts to protect them from the upcoming harsh winter weather,” the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA)’s Winter Clothing Drive, said on its website.
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10 27 13
 

Relief work continues for Pakistanis post Sandy

 
by Gwen McClure, October 26, 2013
 
NEW YORK — On Neptune Avenue, near the intersection of Brighton 7th Street in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn, Moviz Siddiqi is unloading bags of frozen goat meat from the back of his car. On behalf of ICNA Relief, he is donating the meat, recently slaughtered for Eid al-Adha — the Islamic holiday of sacrifice — to the local grocer, who will pass it along to community members who might otherwise go without.
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10 24 13
 

Jersey City ICNA to distribute 200 pounds of meat

 
By Vonecia Carswell, October 24, 2013
 
Rabia Sindu, 19, right, and Onaiza Ahmed, 19, help distribute meat during an ICNA Relief Meat Giveaway at the Islamic Learning Center of Jersey City.
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