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Muslims Care: CAIR-AZ Hosts Book, Blood Drive


(Phoenix, AZ, 7/5/07) – The Arizona chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-AZ) announced today that it will host a “Community Fest” event as part of CAIR’s annual summer-long “Muslims Care” volunteerism campaign.

The event will include workshops promoting volunteerism and presentations to raise awareness while providing an environment that is inviting to youth. At the event, people will be able to donate blood on site with the Red Cross, sign up to volunteer with various organizations, and enjoy the different informational and vending booths.

The event will take place on the weekend of August 4th & 5th at the Arizona Cultural Academy in Phoenix. The weekend will have two full days of festival activities for the family to participate in.

Sign up NOW for Blood Donation. We need at least 35 donors to host a blood drive. Email with the subject line: blood donor.

Sponsor a Backpack for a child in need today. $10 per backpack full of school supplies

As one of CAIR-AZ’s efforts in the national “Muslims Care” campaign, CAIR-AZ is partnering with AMWA (American Muslim Women Association) in holding a back-to- school supplies drive. Our goal: collect sponsorship for 200 backpacks with school supplies to needy children in Arizona. To achieve this aim we need your support. Whether you can sponsor one backpack full of supplies or one hundred, these children will benefit from your contribution.

Elementary Package: $10 each
Secondary Package: $10 each

If you would like to donate to this cause, send a check to CAIR-AZ at 202 E. McDowell Rd., Suite 165-B, Phoenix, AZ 85004

On the memo line of your check, please write: “BTS drive” and indicate which package you are donating for and how many. For example: “2 Elem + 4 Sec” for a total of $60.

If you have questions, please email with the title: “Back to School Drive.”


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