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Ohio Islamic Center Lights Up for Independence Day

The Islamic Center of Greater Toledo in Ohio has illuminated itself in the colors of the American flag to highlight Muslim Americans’ shared patriotism during the US Independence Day on July 4, Toledo Blade reports. “We decided to commemorate the celebration with the colored lights; red, white and blue that were installed last May during …

Chai Chats Break Barriers for Arizona Muslim Students

TEMPE, Arizona – Muslim students at Arizona state university invite their colleagues from diverse backgrounds twice a month to their local Islamic center, sharing a cup of tea and a conversation, State Press reports on January 15. “We’ve had a lot of different people from different faiths drop by a few times, just because they …

This Toronto Mosque Engages Muslim Volunteers with Disabilities

TORONTO – Living with Down syndrome, Aaliya Jaffer has never felt powerless, making her time busy by volunteering at As-Sadiq Islamic School with the grade 3 teacher and her students, Muslim Link reported on Monday, December 31. “I want to give back to the community,” the 22-year old recent high-school graduate said. Aaliya regularly attends …

Islamic Center Feeds the Hungry in New York City

Islamic Center Feeds the Hungry in New York City

The Albanian Islamic Cultural Center in Staten Island partnered with Project Hospitality  to help feed the hungry by donating 1,000 pounds of goat meat. “A donation of this size means that we will be able to offer a great Halal option for those who are experiencing hunger who wish to honor their beliefs as well,” Trazy …

Decades On, New Mosque in Aberdeen Takes Major Step Forward

ABERDEEN – After almost two decades, the Muslim community’s dream of having a new mosque in Aberdeen, northwest Scotland, gets a big boost as the council’s city growth committee sanctioned a lease to the Aberdeen Islamic Charitable Trust (AICT). “The council has approved the terms of a lease for the site at the beach for the …

Connecticut Mosque Open Doors to Neighbors

NEW HAVEN – The New Haven Islamic Center in West Haven, Connecticut, has opened its doors for the first time on Saturday to neighbors as part of outreach programs to build alliances and create new friendships in the community. During the event, “Meet Your Muslim Neighbors”, non-Muslim women wore hijabs as per a request from …

Montreal Muslims, Christians Feed Homeless

MONTREAL – On the third Saturday each month, members of Imani Community Center and St. George’s Anglican Church in Little Burgundy fill brown paper bags with homemade food, fruits, water, and drinks in a ‘Meals to the Street’ initiative to take care of homeless in Montreal. “Then the volunteers walk around the downtown core, handing …

Islamic Center Opens Doors to Teach Americans on Islam

CLARKE COUNTY – The American citizens of Athens, Georgia, had the chance to know more about Islam when Al Huda Islamic Center opened its doors last Saturday, February 24, showcasing different cultures of the Islamic World. “I think that in the climate we are in right now this is incredibly important,” Lamarana Balde, a secretary …

Plans to Transform Oxford Pub to Muslim Education Center

OXFORD – The Wilaya Trust charity organization, based in Oxford, UK, revealed its plan to lease Somerset House, the last pub in Marston village, and transform it into a community hub. “The trust would like to reopen the Somerset as a family-friendly café and social space for the local community, with the trust’s offices and …



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