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CAIR-DFW to Join 9/11 Day of Service Collection Drive to Help Victims of Hurricane, Afghan Refugees

(DALLAS, TX, 9/9/2021) – On Saturday, September 11, the Dallas Fort-Worth chapter of Islamic Circle of North America Relief (ICNA-Relief DFW) and the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW), will hold a collection drive to help victims of Hurricane Ida and Afghan refugees resettling in North Texas.  

WHAT: 9/11 Day of Service Collection Drive   

WHEN: Saturday, September 11, 1 P.M.  

WHERE: 7317 Holly Hill Dr, Dallas, TX 75231  

CONTACT: CAIR-DFW Executive Director Faizan Syed, (469)290-2909, faizan@cairdfw.org   

“What better way to honor the victims of those terrible attacks than to be united, volunteer, and give back,” said Faizan Syed, Executive Director of CAIR-DFW. “September 11 is a National Day of Service, and I believe that this is one of the best ways to heal from that tragedy and look to building a better future.”  

“On this somber occasion, we are proud to provide these care packages to the victims of the hurricane and to welcome Afghans to our community,” said ICNA National Director of Refugee Facilitation Hala Halabi. “As a proud American-Muslim, I believe all of us can volunteer and give back on this anniversary to make America a better nation for all.”

Donate for the Care Packages: https://icnarelief.org/refugee-services/   

During the collection drive, volunteers will create care packages which will be sent to victims of Hurricane Ida and newly settling Afghan refugees to North Texas. Similar collection drives are being organized across the nation.  

CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.  

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.  

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CONTACT: ICNA National Director of Refugee Facilitation Hala Halabi, (982)977-6304  hhalabi@icnarelief.org; CAIR-DFW Executive Director Faizan Syed, (469)290-2909, faizan@cairdfw.org 

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