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10 29 12

North East Storms: ICNA Relief Unveils a Broad Plan

JAMAICA, New York (October 29, 2012) – ICNA Relief Head Office unveils a broad plan for the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
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09 12 12

NY Backpack giveaway draws anti-mosque protestors

Two anti-Sheepshead Bay mosque protestors boycott schoolbag giveaway
By Colin Mixson, Brooklyn Daily
August 31, 2012 – Two Sheepshead Bay residents still fighting the hopeless battle to stop the construction of a Voorhies Avenue mosque protested a school supply giveaway in front of the still-under-construction house of worship on Saturday — but were easily drowned out by the dozens of parents and children looking for free backpacks, notebooks, and pencils.
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08 28 12

ICNA Relief Alert: Hurricane Isaac Slams Louisiana

ICNA Relief Sets up Disaster Response support hotline @ 888-616-6865
Hurricane Isaac is moving slowly northwest along the coast of southeast Louisiana, and dangerous storm surge conditions continue all along the Gulf Coast, the National Hurricane Center said in its 9 P.M. ET update. The Category 1 hurricane still had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph; hurricane-force winds extended 60 miles out from the center of the storm.
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08 25 12

School Supply Giveaway Helps Yonkers Families

Meredith Shamburger 08/25/12
YONKERS, N.Y. – Omar Ranginwala says a few school supplies may not seem like a lot to most people, but it can make a big difference to some families.
“There’s a lot of teachers who give out of their own pockets because they see students coming in and they don’t even have a school bag or notebook or very basic essentials,” he said. “That’s what we’re trying to offer them.”
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08 24 12

Islamic Group Hosts Book Bag Giveaway At Voorhies Mosque

by Ned Berke on Aug 24th, 2012
To celebrate the new school year, local Muslims, the Muslim American Society (MAS) and the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) are teaming up to give out free school bags and school supplies to the Sheepshead Bay community this Saturday, August 25.
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08 24 12

For The Kids! ICNA Gives Away 30,000 Backpacks

August 24, 2012 by The Decider for Global Grind Staff
Always willing to support a good cause, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) will be distributing 30,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to low income communities across the country as part of their “Back 2 School Giveaway” on August 24th in New York City.
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08 24 12

Muslims Help Crisis-hit Americans

Friday, 24 August 2012
NEW YORK – A leading American Islamic organization has launched its annual initiative in August and September to help poor families get ready for schools, offering thousands of backpacks to children of all faiths in low-income areas around the country.
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08 23 12

Muslim organization giving away backpacks for school

By STEPHON JOHNSON Amsterdam News Staff | August 23, 2012
Starting this Friday, the Islamic Circle North America (ICNA) will distribute 5,000 backpacks to local kids in need as the tristate area approaches the new school year. It’s part of the organization’s second annual Back to School Giveaway program, which will distribute 30,000 backpacks to children of all faiths in low-income areas around the country. The event is organized by ICNA’s domestic relief department, ICNA Relief.
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08 23 12

Muslims Help Local Communities Amidst Economic Crisis

August 23, 2012
(Long Island, NY) This August and September, over 5,000 needy children across New York City will receive free school bags filled with supplies including notebooks, pens, pencils, sharpeners, erasers, rulers, crayons and more.
ICNA Relief, a division of The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), a NY based national organization, plans to give out free school bags and school supplies to different communities all across NY.
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08 22 12

ICNA-VA Hosts Backpack Giveaway

Islamic Circle of North America’s Virginia Chapter will prepare kids for school with free backpacks and supplies
By Jessie Biele,
August 22, 2012 – This Saturday, the Islamic Circle of North America-VA branch will give away 300 free backpacks with supplies to local children in need.
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08 21 12

Muslim group hands out backpacks to Utica students

By DANIEL P. BADER, Observer-Dispatch
UTICA — Children and families line up at the Back 2 School Giveaway in front of the Kemble Street mosque. The the Muslim Community Association of the Mohawk Valley teamed up with the national organization the Islamic Circle of North America to provide 200 backpacks loaded with school supplies to Utica children.
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08 14 12

Lowcountry children get free back-to-school supplies

By Chris Hauff (WCIV), ABC4 News
CHARLESTON, SC (Aug 12, 2012) – Heading back to school just got a whole lot easier for hundreds of Lowcountry children, thanks to the Shifa Women’s Clinic and the Islamic Circle of North America.
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08 12 12

ICNA Relief Launches “Back to School Giveaway” 2012

JAMAICA, New York (August 13, 2012) – ICNA Relief USA, the domestic-relief division of the Islamic Circle North America (ICNA) is excited to announce its 2nd annual Back to School Giveaway program.
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08 6 12

Joplin Mosque Burns Down: ICNA Deeply Concerned

JAMAICA, New York (August 6, 2012) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) issued a press statement expressing deep concern over the burning down of a mosque in Joplin, MO early this morning.
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07 24 12

ICNA’s Appeal: Help Burmese Muslims

JAMAICA, New York (July 24, 2012) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) issued a press release today calling for an end to the atrocities against the Rohingya Muslim community in Burma.
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07 24 12

ICNA Held Fundraiser for Women & Children’s Shelter

July 19, 2012
By Malden News
ICNA held a banquet at Anthony’s of Malden on Friday, July 13 to raise funds and awareness for their latest project, a shelter for women and children. ICNA is a non-profit, faith-based organization with 13 offices in the US. “We do domestic relief for people in the United States.
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06 27 12

Charity Reports Spike in Homeless Muslim Women

By Jehangir Khattak | Voices of NY
June 26, 2012, New York – Two leading New York-based Urdu newspapers have reported an increase in homelessness amongst Muslim women, many of them fleeing domestic abuse. The Pakistan Post and the Urdu Times both reported that the relief arm of Islamic Circle of North America, known as ICNA Relief, one of the America’s largest Muslim charity and relief organizations, is finding it hard to accommodate the number of Muslim women seeking shelter at its temporary housing shelter in New York.
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05 19 12

Religious Leaders’ Statement for 2012 G8 & G20 Summits

On May 17, 2012, the Joint Religious Leadership Coordination for the G8 Summit (JRLCS) gathered representative organizations and delegations from G8 and G20 member communities for a closed meeting at the Berkley Center. The session extended a long history of religious and inter-religious organizations using the occasion of global summits to articulate shared moral concerns and articulate policy recommendations. It took place in advance of the 38th G8 Summit at Camp David (May 18-19) and the G20 Summit, in Los Cabos, Mexico (June 16-17).
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04 6 12

Texas Tornadoes – From the Diary of A Relief Worker

It was a long and tiring drive yesterday from Birmingham, Alabama to the state of Texas where we met volunteers at the Islamic Center of Irving in order to devise a coordinated Muslim response effort in the wake of recent tornadoes.
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04 5 12

Muslims Join Disaster Relief Efforts After Dallas Tornadoes

By Dina Malki
April 4, 2012 – Tribulations are surely a life reality, but it is the peoples’ reaction to such bad times and calamities that bring out the true value of our humanity and dignity. North Texans have a lot to be grateful for in the wake of the 15 devastating twisters that ripped through the area on Tuesday, miraculously without fatalities. Several tornadoes touched ground in Lancaster, Dallas, Arlington, and Forney smashing buildings, tossing tractor trailer trucks in the air, and forcing flying debris several miles away into cars, businesses, and homes.
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