CAIR-MI: Michigan Muslims to Hold Ramadan Food Drive
(LATHRUP VILLAGE, MI, 10/28/05) – The Michigan office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) today announced that Metro Detroit Muslims are preparing a winter food drive to coincide with the last days of the month-long fast of Ramadan.
Partnering with Sam’s Club in Farmington Hills, Mich., the Muslim community plans to pack and distribute more than $30,000 worth of food to 16 distribution points in the Metro Detroit and Flint areas.
WHAT: Ramadan Winter Food Drive
WHEN: Saturday, October 29, 10 A.M.
WHERE: Sam’s Club, 32625 Northwestern Hwy., Farmington Hills, Mich.
CONTACT: CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid, 248-842-1418
“During Ramadan, Muslims seek to increase their worship, which means increasing our service to humanity,” said CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid.