New York: ICNA Relief New York gave away large quantities of groceries and halal chicken amongst the community people in different areas of the city in connection with Thanksgiving Day.
ICNA Relief – the charity organization strives to uplift the underserved in the US through a nationwide network of shelters, food pantries, and health, etc. organizes dozens of food distribution events across the U.S. to share the joy of Thanksgiving with families in need.
This year also saw a large-scale grocery distribution organized by ICNA Relief at various locations, including food pantries at Jamaica Quays in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and the Hamza Mosque in Long Island.
Anwar Gujjar in Brooklyn, Shabbir Gul in the Bronx, Ishaq Alpar in Jamaica oversaw the distribution process, while Sarfraz Ahmed, president of Masjid Hamza oversaw the distribution process of a food pantry in Long Island which was held in partnership with Masjid Hamza.
ICNA Relief New York Area Manager Ishaq Alpar said while talking to the media that Food pantries established by ICNA Relief in New York have provided halal chicken with groceries to hundreds of families.
A long queue was seen at various places for the groceries.
Through five halal food pantries, ICNA Relief New York distribute rations to thousands of families every month, while special arrangements are also made on various festivals including Ramadan and Eid.