South Florida Muslims Launch Elderly Assistance Program amid COVID-19.
(UPDATED 04/9/2020) – The Muslim Social Service Council, in addition to food distribution, is providing facemasks throughout South Florida to those who need them. This is part of a program launched by the South Florida Muslim Federation to serve anyone over the age of 60 amid the COVID-19 crisis. This program was designed to help some of the most vulnerable members of the community with everyday needs like Food Boxes, Meal Pick-Up and Delivery, Grocery Pick-Up and Delivery, Transportation Services and Financial Assistance.
Yunus Ismail, Executive Committee of the South Florida Muslim Federation says, “The Muslim community is always at the forefront of serving the neediest during times of crisis. We have joined forces with local and national relief organizations to get the elderly the much-needed help during the COVID-19 crisis. We are proud to be serving Muslims and Non-Muslims alike because this invisible enemy is attacking all of us. It doesn’t care if your rich or poor, black-brown or white or your education level. We must be here for each other during these difficult times. If you know of anyone over the age of 60 that needs assistance, please contact us immediately.
To get help, register here: bit.ly/SFLMSSC
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The South Florida Muslim Federation encourages all media outlets to extend our helping hand to the greater community during this time of need. We have a responsibility to stand with each other and help one another.
Yunus Ismail, Executive Committee South Florida Muslim Federation,
Nezar Hamze, Executive Director South Florida Muslim Federation,
The South Florida Muslim Federation is an umbrella of Muslim Organizations based in South Florida. (see www.soflomuslims.com/about).
Below is a list of organizations:
American Islamic Center of Florida
Masjid Baitul Mukarram
Council of Muslim Student Associations
Council of Islamic Schools of South Florida
Darul Uloom Institute
Friends of Humanity
Helping Hands Relief
Islamic Center of Broward
Islamic Center of Boca Raton
Islamic Center of Weston
Islamic Circle of North America Relief
Islamic Center of South Florida
Islamic Foundation of South Florida
Islamic Jafferia Association
Islamic Relief USA
Islamic School of Miami
Madinatul Uloom Institute
Muslim Communities Association
Masjid Jamaat Al’Mu-mineen
MAS of South Florida
Muslim Women’s Organization of South Florida
Nur Ul Islam
South Florida Young Muslims Professionals
Youth Coalition of South Florida