CAIR-St. Louis Helps Build 'Habitat’ Homes
(ST. LOUIS, MO, 9/15/05) - On Saturday, September 10, CAIR-St. Louis participated in the building of "Habitat for Humanity" homes in the Hilsdale area of St. Louis.
That same day, CAIR-St. Louis members volunteered for Channel 9 (KETC) to help with fundraising efforts by staffing phones.
CONTACT: Kamal Yassin, 314-477-8407
CAIR-CA Rep Helps Feed Katrina Evacuees
(SACRAMENTO, CA, 9/15/2005) – A Representative of the Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) returned recently from a mission to serve Katrina evacuees in Houston, Texas.
“Compassion, kindness and humility are essential teachings of Islam,” said CAIR-SV Treasurer Tamer Ahmed. “It was a humbling experience to be in my former home, the state of Texas, to serve in any way I could.”
FL: Divisions Fall as Americans Rush to Help
Mike Thomas, Orlando Sentinel, 9/15/05
I suppose there was a time when 20 Muslims wielding chain saws in a southern Mississippi town might have raised an eyebrow or two among the locals.
But not when they are cutting toppled trees off houses. That is what members of the Islamic Society of Central Florida were doing after Hurricane Katrina. (MORE)
CAIR-FL: Interfaith Leaders Deliver Relief Aid
CAIR-FL Central Florida Director Ahmed Bedier joined Tampa Bay interfaith leaders at a news conference yesterday to deliver $55,000 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Disaster Relief. The funds were raised during an interfaith prayer and relief service organized by CAIR-FL last week.
To watch a video clip of the news conference, follow the below link.