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CAIR to Assemble #COVID19Relief ‘Blessing Bags’ for Thanksgiving Day Distribution in Baltimore

(BALTIMORE, MD, 11/25/20) – On Thursday, November 26, a small group of volunteers with the Maryland office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will gather (while adhering to statewide COVID-19 restrictions) and assemble packages containing a guidance packet with CDC recommendations for individuals experiencing homelessness during this pandemic, face masks, hand sanitizer, and other essential items for distribution in Baltimore.

The initiative is a CAIR Thanksgiving Day community service project. 

WHAT: #COVID19Relief Blessing Bag Assembly & Distribution 

WHEN: Thursday, November 26, 11 a.m. EST

WHERE: CAIR Office in Maryland, 6120 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 2D, Baltimore, Md. 21228

CONTACT: CAIR Volunteer Shahd Alhadari, mdoutreach@cair.com, CAIR Office in Maryland Director Zainab Chaudry, 410-971-6062

“During these uncertain and challenging times, it’s important to stand with our communities and help those who are the most vulnerable,” said CAIR volunteer and project lead Shahd Alhadari. “That’s the inspiration behind this project, to hopefully make someone’s day a bit easier and safer.”

NOTE: Due to statewide COVID-19 restrictions, CAIR has limited volunteer slots for this initiative. Please rsvp to mdoutreach@cair.com if you’re interested in participating and await confirmation. Thank you. 

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, 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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