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Need produce? A local organization is giving it away

Need produce? A local organization is giving it away

A local organization in Moline is conducting a free fresh produce drive Sunday, Sept. 13. The event will take place 2 to 4 p.m. at the Islamic Center of the Quad Cities, located at 6005 34th Ave. All neighbors are welcome to attend. Islamic Center of the Quad...
September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month (NPM) is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning – for now and throughout the year. As our nation continues to respond to current disasters (pandemic, fires, floods, hurricanes), there is no better time...
Islamic Center creates delivery/drive up food pantry

Islamic Center creates delivery/drive up food pantry

The East Plano Islamic Center found itself rethinking one of its service programs when COVID-19 began spreading in the community. The EPIC Food Pantry had run as a traditional in-house pantry but recently pivoted to offering drive-thru and delivery options to those in...
School supplies, PPE provided to kids in Utica

School supplies, PPE provided to kids in Utica

UTICA — The Muslim Community Association of the Mohawk Valley and Islamic Circle of North America worked together to host a free book bag giveaway for local students Tuesday afternoon at Hanna Park in front of Utica City Hall. Moviz Saiddiqi, an organizer from the...
As the Islamic Year Begins: Hijri 1442 AH

As the Islamic Year Begins: Hijri 1442 AH

By Shaykh Abdool Rahman Khan The Muslim New Hijri Year of 1442 began on August 20th, 2020. This year both the Common Era (CE) and the Al-Hijrah (AH) have a lot to record that later generations would wonder how did how did humanity cope with so many calamities?...