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Muslims Care: CAIR-OH Feeds the Homeless

(COLUMBUS, OH, 6/27/05) – On Friday, June 24, representatives of the Ohio office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OH), along with members of the local Muslim community and the Interfaith Hospitality Network, helped feed several homeless families. The effort, organized by CAIR-OH board member Dr. Asma Mobin-Uddin, was part of CAIR’s nationwide Muslims Care campaign to promote volunteerism in the American Muslim community. A similar event will be held July 7. SEE: http://www.muslims-care.org CAIR-Americas largest Muslim civil liberties group, has 31 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

CONTACT: Jennifer Nimer, CAIR-Ohio Civil Rights Director, 614-451-3232, jennifer@cair-ohio.com, Ahmad Al-Akhras, CAIR-Ohio Board President, 614-989-5916, ahmad@cair-ohio.com

 

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