Islamic Relief USA is one of a worldwide family of organizations working together under the name “Islamic Relief.” The organization follows the teachings of the Qur’an to provide relief to people in need regardless of religion, race or gender.
In 1992, IRUSA was among the first international, non-governmental organizations to provide humanitarian aid to the people of Bosnia-Herzegovina. They delivered food, water and clothing and rebuilt homes, schools and places of worship destroyed in the war.
Recently, Islamic Relief has repaired homes damaged by flooding in 2014. Homeowners received everything they needed to fix their homes and resume their lives.

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Fiftysomething Linda Meadows, a volunteer with the AmeriCorps Reading Partners program, is tutoring students at the library of Cherry Hill Elementary in south Baltimore, a low-income, mostly African-American neighborhood. “I like to encourage young people. They need to be told they can do it,” she says. For Meadows, Reading Partners is a family affair. She […]

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Part of Islamic Relief USA, an independent, legally-separate member of a growing family of relief organizations, Haircuts for Syria provides a vital service to which you can donate right now. It allows Syrian refugees a higher degree of dignity and self-esteem, both of which are vital for assimilation into new places and surroundings as well as obtaining gainful employment. You can find more information on the program here.

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By Chris Honoré One of Donald Trump’s first acts as president was to eliminate funding for nongovernmental organizations in poor countries if they offer abortion counseling as a family planning option or if they advocate for the right to seek an abortion in their countries. The freeze applies even if the NGO uses other funds […]

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There are quite a few organizations that are helping women around the world, and it is more important than ever to support each group. This article explains how someone who wishes to help women may give their money to a charity that matters, and there is a look at each of the organizations. Someone who […]

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Erin Maye Quade was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2016, winning a “purple” seat previously held by a Republican. During the race, her opponent, Ali Jimenez-Hopper, suggested that the fact that she is biracial and married to a woman was to her discredit.

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So, what makes Vancouver so different? Forget weather, housing prices, lifestyle, green initiatives and other external factors and complaints. Yes, they are all variables but when it comes to consumer spending, there’s one big variable driving the market almost to the exclusion of anything else: China and the Chinese.

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Many companies believe they have a responsibility to “give back” to society. This focus includes contributions of time and money, a duty to provide environmentally friendly products and services, and a desire to improve the lives of individuals here and around the globe. Such socially responsible companies see to it that this “consciousness” permeates everything they do.

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