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London Muslim Takeaway Serves 300 Homeless Weekly

LONDON- Tomorrow is Thursday. So, for Naeem Qureshi, preparations are underway to present free food to hundreds of homeless in his East London takeaway. “I saw a lot of homeless people around here so I and my son were talking about it and we decided that we will do a free food (service) every Thursday,” he told …

Muslim Volunteers Distribute Food to Homeless in Baltimore

BALTIMORE – Muslim youth took some time of their studies Saturday afternoon to volunteer and hand out food to the homeless and needy during convention held during the weekend in Baltimore. “I think it’s important, to go out from your everyday work, school, and take the time to give back to your community,” 25-year-old Kaltuma …

Colchester Muslims Donate Half a Ton Food to Foodbank

COLCHESTER – The Muslim community in Colchester, Essex, has donated half a ton of food to help those in need in one of the largest donations yet. “The community center has the aim of making sure we help our local community and do as much as we can,” Shoomi Chowdhuri, from the Colchester Islamic Community …

Grateful That I'm In a Mosque: UK Homeless

LONDON – Jamie, a homeless British man, given a shelter in a mosque during the blistering cold weather, has thanked Muslims for offering a much-needed safe haven. “I’m just grateful that I’m in a mosque,” said Jamie. Jamie is one of the homeless people who resorted to British and Irish mosques during the latest freezing …

Oldham Mosque Opens Doors to Victims of Severe Storms

An Oldham mosque has opened its doors since Monday to welcome anyone in need of refuge due to the severe cold weather which has hit Greater Manchester and kept a large areas of Northern Europe under a record late winter snow.

Irish Mosque Opens Doors to Homeless Victims of Storm Emma

DUBLIN – The Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland, Clonskeagh Mosque, announced opening its doors to homeless people in the Irish capital Dublin during Storm Emma, expected to hit Western Europe with predicted temperatures of -10°C later this week. “We’re working closely with Dublin City Council and homeless organizations to be able to provide these services,” …

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Muslim Charity Hands Out Winter Clothes to Montreal's Homeless

With an extreme cold weather in many regions of Quebec, a Muslim charity program is distributing winter clothes to homeless people in Montreal and Quebec City. Islamic Relief Canada, whose mission is to provide emergency relief to communities hit by disasters, said that low temperatures put the lives of homeless people in danger. It’s the first time …

British Muslim Saves Homeless Man, Offers Him Job

BIRMINGHAM – A British Muslim man has changed the life of a Birmingham homeless man, offering him a job and saving him from street life and drugs. “I saw Kriss [Wilkes] on the street right outside the garage when I used to finish work,” Shezad Zaman told Birmingham Mail. “He would be collecting money by …

Texas Muslims Reach out to Homeless

Racing to help the homeless as winter storms blow, Muslim volunteers in North Texas city of Richardson assembled and handed out hygiene kits for the homeless as part of a leading charity’s efforts.



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