OC Residents Helping Neighbors in Need
ARLINGTON, VA — Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger relief organization, predicted this would happen as millions of Americans lost their jobs, their paychecks and even their businesses because of the coronavirus pandemic: Hunger is an urgent problem for about 19,000 people in Arlington.
Islamic Program in Virginia Lifts Up Prison Inmates | ICNA CSJ
The U.S. Constitution says every person has the right to exercise their religion, even prison inmates. Opportunities for religious assemblies and services are offered in U.S. prisons. One detention facility in Arlington County, Virginia, is working with the Islamic Circle of North America to provide Muslim prisoners a way to gather for Friday prayers and […]
Foster Parenting: Why and How to Get Involved | ICNA CSJ
In order to bring more awareness around the issue of foster parenting under our Family Breakdown focus area, ICNA Council for Social Justice invited a foster recruiter from the Farifax County government office in Virginia to talk about it. There are many kids who need homes to be taken care of! In this video we […]
ICNA DMV would like to announce a great new program! Free Online Tutoring Service Assalamo Alaikum, ICNA DMV area chapters are excited to announce a new free program for our area students. Under the current circumstances, we recognize a need many parents have to offer some additional help to their young students. Alhumdulillah, our […]
Local nonprofit collects school supplies to help lower education gap
FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. — With virtual learning in full swing, access to school supplies is more important than in previous years. ICNA Relief is helping to lower the education gap by collecting school supplies to donate to families in need.
Coronavirus Increases Hunger: Find A Food Bank
HYBLA VALLEY, VA — When you look around your community, it’s easy to see the effects the coronavirus has had on our way of life. What’s less visible is the number of people who are now worrying about having enough to eat.
Coronavirus: death warrant for low-income residents
By Khurram Shahzad While getting gas in a rest area at New Jersey Turnpike, I asked the guy, Shahzaib Malik, who was filling up my car tank, aren’t you scared of Coronavirus? Of course, I am but I can’t stay home so I am here and working, Shahzaib replied sadly.
Chesterfield Clinic Connects with Underserved Community
By Gabrielle Harmon, October 28, 2019 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Volunteers with the Muslim Community Center of Chesterfield and ICNA Relief partnered to host a free clinic Sunday for people in need of healthcare.
Virginia prisons put obstacles to Ramadan observance
By Maryam Saleh, The Intercept, May 25 2019 FOR THE LAST three weeks, Muslims around the world have been observing the month of Ramadan by fasting from food and drink from dawn to sunset — a period of about 16 to 18 hours in the United States.