Efforts by FRAC – Florida Refugee Assistance Committee and it’s member organizations Changemakers, ICNA, Friends Of Humanity, Islamic Relief, MWO, IFSF Food Pantry, CAIR, HHRD, SDL Muslim Federation. Broward MSA Council and representatives from Masjid Miami Gardens continue to grow. Its members are distributing food, meals clothing, hygiene kits, footwear, and more to Afghan Refugee families in Miami
The committee is also working to facilitate care of orphan refugee Afghan children. In this regard, a special public information session was held at ICGM with Citrus Family Care Network regarding options available for fostering these children as well as the process and requirements involved. The complete session can be viewed here.
There are currently 86 Afghan individuals at the extended stay facilities, including men, women, and children.
Every Friday, FRAC and its member organizations are delivering meals, food supplies, clothing, and other essential items to the Afghan families.
This week, in addition to cooked meals, food supplies, clothing, prayer rugs, personal items, IFSF Food Pantry is delivering 300 lbs. of halal lamb meat.
MCA/Masjid Miami Garden volunteers are delivering Cooked Halal meals this Friday.
We are also exploring transportation logistics to take the men to a near by Masjid for Jummah prayers.
FRAC was established in September 2021 to combine and strengthen the efforts of SFL Muslim NPOs towards the rehabilitation and assistance of refugees arriving from Afghanistan following the Taliban take over.