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Muslims Care: TX Muslims to Help Feed the Homeless

WHAT: On July 16, representatives of CAIR-Houston and members of the local Muslim community will join His Disciples Cooking Ministry in helping to feed the homeless at Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen.

WHEN: July 16, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: Loaves and Fishes, 2009 Congress Avenue, Houston For more information, visit http://home.surfree.com/~magnificat/houses/id6.html

CONTACT: CAIR-Houston Executive Director Iesa Galloway, 713-838-2247, 832-656-0449, E-Mail: iesa.galloway@cairhouston.org (Volunteers are needed. Please visit http://www.cookingministry.org/volunteers and fill out the volunteer sign-up form or send an e-mail to info@cairhouston.org. Specify “Feed the Homeless” in the subject line and include contact information and activity preference (cook, serve or clean).

There is only room for up to 45 volunteers. Please RSVP as soon as possible.) CAIR-Houston’s participation in this effort is part of the group’s national “Muslims Care” campaign designed to promote volunteerism in the American Muslim community. To learn more about “Muslims Care,” go to: http://www.muslims-care.org

CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group, has 31 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding. To read CAIR’s Mission, Vision Statement and Core Principles, go to: http://www.cair-net.org/default.asp?Page=About

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CONTACT: CAIR National, Ibrahim Hooper, 202-488-8787 or 202-744-7726, E-Mail: ihooper@cair-net.org; Rabiah Ahmed, 202-488-8787 or 202-439-1441, E-Mail: rahmed@cair-net.org

 

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