Islamic Circle of North America Relief has begun distributing fresh produce from USDA Farmers to Families Program. Distributions are scheduled 3 to 6 p.m. every Thursday at Masjid Al-Momineen, 837 N. Indian Creek in Clarkston and 6 to 7 p.m. every Friday at Moores Mill Village Apartment, 2453 Coronet Way NW, Atlanta.
The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Relief Georgia team has worked endless hours these past few months during the coronavirus pandemic, and Ramadan the holy month where Muslims fast each day from sunrise to sunset. The last few months the organization has aided in serving over 27,000 individuals, according to a press release.
The ICNA Relief Food Pantry request has nearly tripled due to layoffs or other unfortunate circumstances pertaining to the pandemic. During the time, ICNA was able to provide over 316,000 pounds in food and groceries, collectively distributed close to 18,600 hot meals and non-perishable food boxes, 1,106 hygiene kits to those in need, and took over 548 Tele-Medicine for COVID-19.