NORTHWEST INDIANA | Two local doctors, First United Methodist Church of Hammond and the Northwest Indiana Islamic Center in Crown Point have teamed up to ship medical supplies across the globe. A gift of hospital supplies and equipment worth $250,000 to $500,000 was expected to arrive in mid-June to Makassed Hospital on the Mount of Olives, East Jerusalem. Children of Abraham is responsible for this gift. Merrillville nephrologist Dr. Raied Abdullah, who has relatives near the hospital, helped facilitate contact with it. He also expected to be with his family to help unload the massive shipping container, according to a written release from Children of Abraham. (MORE) LEARN ABOUT CAIR’S “MUSLIMS CARE” CAMPAIGN AT:


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