Although dozens of Bengali children may have been less than enthused to be heading back to school, they eagerly awaited their turn to receive a free backpack filled with supplies in Ozone Park Tuesday.
Councilman Eric Ulrich, center, and members of ICNA Relief handed out the school supplies outside MedAid Pharmacy at 77-08 101 Ave.
ICNA Relief, a Muslim advocacy group, has hosted back-to-school drives across the country and has handed out more than 100,000 backpacks to students in low-income areas, according to Omar Ranginwala, the organization’s Back2School project director.
Article Courtesy: Queens Chronicle
JAMAICA, New York (January 18, 2021) – The Islamic Circle of North America joins our fellow citizens and the global family of human beings in commemorating the life and service to humanity of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Since 1983, the third Monday in January has been...