Oklahoma Muslims volunteer at food bank during Ramadan

OK-volunteerismMore than 130 Oklahoma Muslims were volunteering at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City on Saturday.
By Adam Kemp, The Oklahoman

Even while fasting in observance of Ramadan, Noran Abueisheh wants to make sure others don't go hungry.

Abueisheh, 15, was one of more than 130 Oklahoma Muslims to volunteer Saturday at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City. ...

Abueisheh, a Westmoore High School student, was bagging rice from a huge box into individual packets. She said it felt good to get out and serve her community. ...

Volunteering at the food bank was the kickoff event to a new campaign from the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations to take part in activities that will enhance the quality of life for fellow Oklahomans.

The Oklahoma Muslims Care campaign is designed to coordinate volunteer opportunities for Oklahoma Muslims so they can show their pride in their state through giving back. (See photos and read more)