ICNA Relief: Responding to a Pandemic
As in previous years, through its numerous programs and services, ICNA Relief, has continued to provide for the greater American community and assist in the betterment and empowerment of people across the country.
Islamic organization gives 9,000 lbs of food to Northern Diné COVID-19 Relief Effort
SHIPROCK — An Islamic group donated 9,000 pounds of food as well as other supplies to the Northern Diné COVID-19 Relief Effort on May 25. These supplies will be distributed in care packages to people who live in the northern area of the Navajo Nation, including in Shiprock. The Islamic Circle of North America Relief has been […]
Chandler non-profit helps Muslims, Mormons, other faiths find 'what unites us'
By Jerod MacDonald-Evoy, The Republic, Feb. 24, 2018 A Muslim-founded non-profit works alongside Mormon missionaries and other faiths in Arizona to serve those in need locally and abroad.
Why Six Flags turning away listener for ‘Muslim Day’ wasn’t unusual
By Dan Alexander, New Jersey 101.5 A New Jersey 101.5 listener told the station this week that when he and his family went to Six Flags Great Adventure Friday with season passes, they were stopped — told it was “Muslim Day” and they’d need to pay another $10 each to enter the park.
Billboard on I-17 promotes Islam in Arizona
William Pitts, 12 News, July 7, 2015 Members of the Islamic community are hoping billboards placed along Interstate 17 will spread what they call the true nature of the Muslim faith. The billboards are near the Islamic Cultural Center of Phoenix and advertise a free Quran, as well as a phone number and website to […]
Fighting Islamophobia by showing Islam's real message
By Zohaib To mend the tarnished image of Islam in the U.S., an Islamic NGO has devised a billboard-based campaign. People of Sacramento, California recently found a series of unusual billboards in several areas of their city. Addressing the troubled, the text on the board asked: “Looking for the answers in life?” before providing […]
ICNA Relief Distributes Meat at 40 Locations Nationwide
This year ICNA Relief saw a 66 percent increase in Udhiyah (sacrificial meat) donations that enabled them to provide for a greater number of people, including a large number of refugee families from Somalia, Burma, Syria, and Eritrea. They distributed thousands of pounds of meat in 40 locations throughout the country.
Changing religious landscape: Increase in Muslim Latinos
Thursday, November 14, 2013 By ELISA CORDOVA, Cronkite News Service TEMPE — Chris Cruz was born and raised Roman Catholic but converted to Islam in large part because of its call for a healthier lifestyle, including a prohibition on drinking.
Attacking Shariah, Attacking Religious Freedom
By Dr. Zahid Bukhari | August 14, 2012 This is the season of Ramadan, one of the holiest times of the year for practicing Muslims. For one month, we fast from dawn until dusk, increase our charity work and deepen our faith through the Quran.