On An MLK Day Of Service, Muslims Reach Out To Homeless Folks As Storm Bears Down

Islamic Relief USA provides disaster relief around the world.

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By Christopher ConnellyJanuary 16, 2018 9:30 am| , , ,

From KERA:

On Martin Luther King’s birthday, with a winter storm looming, volunteers at a mosque in Richardson spent a day of service assembling and handing out hygiene kits for homeless folks.

It was one of many volunteer efforts to remember King across North Texas and the country.

At the Muslim American Society Islamic Center of Dallas, which is based in Richardson, the volunteers formed an assembly line to fill blue tote bags emblazoned with the logo of Islamic Relief USA. They dropped in a reusable water bottle and a big Ziploc full of toiletries – soap, body wash, shampoo and conditioner, lotion, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant and feminine hygiene products.

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