(SAN DIEGO, CA, 2/27/15) – The San Diego Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-San Diego), in collaboration with local community organization AKhwaty Incorporated, is dedicating this month's "A place at the Table" event to feed the homeless to the memory of the three Muslim youth shot to death recently in Chapel Hill, N.C. The shooting victims were known for their community service initiatives.
CAIR-San Diego and Akhwaty will distribute 200 meals containing sandwiches, snacks, and a drink.
WHAT: Feeding Homeless to Continue the Legacy of Community Service of the Victims of N.C.
WHEN: Saturday, February 28, 10 a.m. (meet at Masjid Taqwa)
Distribution will be on intersection at Island and 16
WHERE: Masjid Taqwa 2575 Imperial Ave, San Diego, CA 92102
CONTACT: CAIR-San Diego Executive Director Hanif Mohebi, 858-774-9991 or firstname.lastname@example.org
"We must encourage all to continue the great community service that Deah, Yusor and Razan were involved in," said Hanif Mohebi, executive director of CAIR-San Diego. "It is our responsibility to show the larger community that American Muslims are contributing positively in every sector and that we will continue to serve our community and strengthen the core values of our country."
CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. 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.
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CONTACT: CAIR-San Diego Executive Director Hanif Mohebi, 858-774-9991 or email@example.com or CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, firstname.lastname@example.org