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Cincinnati Muslims Raise Funds for Tsunami Victims

(CINCINNATI, 1/4/05) Muslims in the Cincinnati area recently offered
prayers for those who died as a result of the recent earthquake and tsunami
in Asia. Cincinnati’s Muslim organizations have also begun to work on the
relief effort and are collecting funds to send to the disaster areas. The
organizations cooperating in this effort are the Islamic Association of
Cincinnati, the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati, the Cincinnati
Islamic Center, Muslim American Society, and the Muslim Student Association.

Fundraising efforts will continue for a two-week-long Tsunami Relief
Fundraising Drive by the Muslim community. Donations may be sent to Fifth
Third Bank, account #7021484477, Tsunami Victims Relief Fund

Culminating events are planned for Saturday, January 15, 2005, a
fundraising dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Islamic Center of Greater

Cincinnati in West Chester and an Open House on Sunday, January 16, 2005,
3-5 p.m. at the Islamic Association of Cincinnati in Clifton. The final
tally from the fundraising effort will be announced at that time.

What: Tsunami Relief Fundraising Drive
WHEN: January 4 to January 17, 2005
WHO: Cincinnati Area Mosques and Muslim organizations

CONTACT: Karen Dabdoub, CAIR-Ohio Cincinnati Office, 513-281-8200


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