Atlanta mosques open doors for Hurricane Irma evacuees

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Several metro Atlanta mosques will be hosting Hurricane Irma evacuees as the Category 5 mega storm that has devastated islands in the Caribbean heads toward Florida.

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On Thursday, the Al-Farooq Masjid in Atlanta shared a list of mosques that will act as shelters or donation distribution sites on its website.

Registration for shelter space, according to the mosque, will become available at 2:45 p.m. after Friday prayers.

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Al-Farooq Masjid of Atlanta
442 14th St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam (distribution site)
560 Fayetteville Road SE
Atlanta, GA 30316

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Cobb County

Masjid Al Furqan
1018 Powder Spring St. SW
Marietta, GA 30064

East Cobb Islamic Center
1111 Braswell Road
Marietta, GA 30062

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Gwinnett County

Darul Huda Masjid
2755 Centerville Hwy
Snellville, GA 30078

Masjid Maryam
3650 Savannah Place Drive
Duluth, GA 30096

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Community of Bosniaks
950 Grayson Hwy
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

North Fulton County

Hamza Islamic Center
665 Tidwell Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30004

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Other Georgia mosques outside the metro region

Masjid Al-Rahman
1235 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA 30041

Islamic Center of Macon
2131 Vineville Ave.
Macon, GA 31204

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Islamic Center of Warner Robins
2501 Elberta Road
Centerville, GA 31028

Islamic Center of Savannah
1030 Dutchtown Road
Savannah, GA 31419

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