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This Pakistani Woman Feeds Hundreds of Needy Every Day

LAHORE – Supporting the needy in her village, a Pakistani woman has been feeding hundreds of hungry people daily at home. The woman, Rukhsana Izhar, inspired younger Pakistanis who started Rizq, a social entrepreneur project of young Pakistanis to feed the needy, Spotlight Humanity Facebook page cited Voice of America. Rizq was started in April …

Malmö Mosque Provides Food, Clothing to Homeless

Organized by the Association of Islamic Culture, the mosque offered help to the homeless by providing hot soup, tea and clothes as the air temperatures had fallen in Malmo. MALMÖ, Sweden – The Malmö mosque, the second oldest mosque in Sweden, has provided food and clothing to the homeless, offering them a much-needed help in …

Rainbow Bus Brings Soap & Hope to Atlanta Homeless

Rainbow Bus Brings Soap & Hope to Atlanta Homeless

Jason Winter isn’t trying to solve homelessness. He’s just trying to make homeless people feel better about themselves. It starts with a fresh set of clothes and some soap and water. Rainbow-tinted bus brings soap and hope to those in need Rainbow-tinted bus brings soap and hope to those in need: Many people avoid eye contact and …

Muslim Restaurateur Feeds Thousands of Homeless

WASHINGTON, DC – The owner of a halal restaurant in Washington DC has been offering free meals to homeless on a daily basis to honor his mother’s traditions. “I prayed to God that if I ever have a restaurant, I will announce on the first day that I will bring in the homeless people,” Kazi …

Denver Muslim Community Hosts 'Day of Dignity'

DENVER – The local Muslim community in Denver, Colorado, came together on Saturday to help the homeless and the needy, giving them attention, for them to know they are not alone. “Our biggest thing being here today is really to deliver sources and resources to folks experiencing homelessness. But more so, we want the community …

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.



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