Noted Islamic Body Gives Away Meals To Homeless In New York City
A prominent Islamic charitable organization distributed hot meals among hundreds of homeless people in New York City on a cold Thursday afternoon
NEW YORK, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Feb, 2020 ) :A prominent Islamic charitable organization distributed hot meals among hundreds of homeless people in New York City on a cold Thursday afternoon.
Pakistan's Consul General Ayesha Ali and her deputy, Naeem Cheema, joined hands with dozens of volunteers of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), and gave away food packages to the homeless who had lined up on a busy avenue in Manhattan.
An estimated 70,000 people are homeless in this bustling city of over 8.4 million.
Some of them sleep on the streets while others in shelters provided by the city government.
"I am very happy to see Pakistani-Americans actively taking part in this effort," she said. "I congratulate you." ICNA's New York's Hunger Prevention Inchage, Anwar Gujjar was also present at the occasion, as was ICNA Relief's spokesman Moviz Siddiqui.