Thursday, December 28, 2006

MI Muslims to feed poor in the spirit of Abraham

Wayne County: Meat giveaway expands

Islamic Relief, an international emergency relief and development organization, will expand its meat distribution project in Detroit. The project, launched as a pilot program last year to distribute meat to Metro Detroit families, will be at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 6 at Gleaners Food Bank, 21313 Beaufait, and mosques in Hamtramck and Highland Park. The project is coordinated in cooperation with the Islamic Shura Council of Michigan and Council on American-Islamic Relations. Last year, 12,000 pounds of meat were given to Metro Detroit families. For information, visit http://www.irw.org/.

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