Despite COVID-19, US Muslim Volunteers Feed Hundreds

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Muslim volunteers gathered on Saturday, May 30, for the fifth Muslim Soup Kitchen Project (MSKP) event whose aim is to feed thousands of local families at a difficult time of COVID-19 pandemic.


Feeding the poor and needy is an act that draws us closer to Allah. We earn His forgiveness, mercies and blessings through this act of charity.

“Anyone who looks after and works for a widow and a poor person is like a warrior fighting for Allah?s cause, or like a person who fasts during the day and prays all night. (Bukhari)

Meeting at the Al-Hidaya Center in Latham, Muslim volunteers prepared 1,409 meals in one day for those in need.

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“This is a frightening and difficult time in our nation and local community,” MSKP director Uzma Popal told Times Union.

“The only way we will only be able to conquer this pandemic and its effects is if we stand together in a spirit of unity with each other and service to anyone in need.”

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