ICNA Relief Holds Back 2 School Giveaways Across Atlanta
Alhumdulillah, ICNA Relief Atlanta kicked off our annual Back 2 School Giveaway this year with events in four locations.
1) On August 1st, D.H Stanton Elementary school invited ICNA Relief Atlanta to support and distribute backpacks filled with school supplies to low-income children in their school residential zone. ICNA Relief Asst. Director Br. Abdul Rauf attended this event and had a brief discussion with principal Dr. Clara Taylor as well.
2) For the very first time Atlanta's Mayor's office invited ICNA Relief to participate in their yearly Back 2 School Expo at Adamsville Recreation Center held on August 2nd. Many big companies like Staples, Chick-Fil-A and nonprofit organizations like HOSEA and Fountain of Hope participated in this event as well. ICNA Relief distributed backpacks and school supplies to needy children in this event. Br. Hamid Qureshi met Atlanta City councilmen C.T. Martin and Andre Dickens at the event.
3) On August 5th, ICNA Relief Atlanta also arranged a backpack distribution at the Gainesville, Atlanta Masjid. Gainesville school board member Mr. Willie Mitchell along with local Masjid Imam Bilal distributed more than 50 backpacks to families with ICNA Relief staff.
4) The August 7th Back 2 School Giveaway was held at Baitul Salam in Stone Mountain, GA. ICNA Relief Atlanta including Br. Hamid and Br. Uzair distributed more than 30 backpacks to local families in need.