ICNA Relief Will Serve 24,000 Families Nationwide During The Month of RamadaniCrowdNewswire Mar 17, 2023 11:30 AM ET Donate
The national domestic relief’s Ramadan Food Box distribution program seeks to address food insecurity and provide spiritually fulfilling foods during the month of fasting.
(New Hyde Park, NY, 03/17/2022) – On Saturday, March 18th, ICNA Relief will begin its Ramadan Food Box distribution across its network of 50+ food pantries in 24 states, reaching over 24,000 clients. Ramadan, the month of fasting observed by Muslims worldwide, starts on Wednesday, March 22nd.
With the cost of groceries skyrocketing nationwide, many families are facing moderate to severe rates of food insecurity, especially with the recent expiration of pandemic-era Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.
Access to nutritious food is a basic human right, and yet more and more families nationwide are struggling to put food on the table. For individuals who observe halal face, there is the added challenge of finding culturally important foods that meet their faith-based dietary guidelines…..