Tag: Serving

Local charity founder Najah Bazzy honored as a “CNN Hero” for contributions to serving humanity

Image result for najah bazzyThe local Arab American community is home to a large group of charities serving people of all races, religions and ethnicities; and one of the most well known is Zaman International, which purchased a new 40,500 square-foot building in Inkster in 2014 to continue scaling up its operations to serve more people.
The mission of the charity and its founder, Najah Bazzy, has always been to serve the less fortunate, especially marginalized women and children, not to achieve fame or recognition…..MORE: arabamericannews

MORE: CNN honors 10 men and women for making the world a better …more: CNN

The people asked Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, “O Allah’s Messenger! Is there a reward for us in serving the animals?” He said yes, “there is a reward for serving any living being.” Sahih al-Bukhari, Vol. 8, Book 73, Hadith 38.

Medical Mecca: Muslims Quietly Serving Jacksonville Community

“I lost my job because I couldn’t work at the time that I had the stroke,” Tilley told News4Jax. He also lost his insurance. With no money to pay the bills, he wasn’t able to get the medical treatments he needed — until someone referred him to the clinic.

How Many Muslims Are Serving in US Military?

Despite recent rhetoric against the fastest-growing religion in the world, Islam has contributed a great deal to the U.S., including in the military, Defense Department figures show. Muslims have played an essential part in guarding the homeland and fighting for its interests in war-torn countries the world over, fighting in all major U.S. wars, including the Civil War, World War I, World War II and the Vietnam War, according to military officials. More recently, Muslims have also served in the Gulf War, Iraq War and the war in Afghanistan…more: /abcnews.

Emergency Medical Services Management Major Serving an Important Role with American Red Cross Disaster Services

Springfield College Emergency Medical Services Management major and international student Mohammed Rashwan –  ISWM Muslim Community member- has recently participated in some very successful programs as a member of the American Red Cross Disaster Response Team. He was a key member of the team during a recent six-month planning process with the  Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency pictured below. This type of emergency drill is very important because this is how the response community learns how to improve before the next disaster. ..more pridenet.spfldcol.edu