Originally Posted by sonz
You know I don't want to be snarky about this, but "more" compared to what?
I do a quick search of projects involving Muslims,
1. UMMAH (United Muslim Movement Against Homelessness) distributes food to the needy most weekends in Mnahattan and other locales in NYC. We need help, also in outreach.
Where: New York City. Time is appx and please call or email for details.
Contact: UMMAH, Musa Abdulsalam
2. Blood Drive co-sponsored by the American Red Cross, CAIR-AZ and the Islamic Community Center of Tempe.
Where: Islamic Community Center of Tempe (ICC) 131 E. 6th St. Tempe, AZ 85281
Contact: CAIR-AZ, American Red Cross, ICC, Bushra Khan
3. IMANA ANNUAL HEALTH FAIR
IMANA (Islamic Medical Association of North America )north Dallas chapter is holding its Annual Health Fair on June 3rd from 10am to 2pm. There will be free health screenings, blood tests, mammograms, bone density tests and Immunizations. Volunteers and donations are requested.
Date: 6/3/2006 through 6/3/2006
Where: Richardson Masjid Multipurpose Hall, 840 Abrams Rd. Richardson, TX
Contact: IMANA (Islamic Medical Association of North America)
4. FREE MEDICAL SERVICES FOR UNINSURED
Physicals, Prescriptions, Blood Pressure, etc. Every Sunday, 2:30 PM – 5 PM.
Where: ISGH Masjid Abu Bakr Siddique at Old Galveston Road (South East Zone)
5. PROJECT DOWNTOWN
History In March 2006, a couple of Muslim students decided to implement an idea they had. They began with distributing a few bags of food to the local homeless and soon established a growing project. The homeless downtown asked the students who they were and why they had come to bring them food. The students reply was that of Chapter 76 verse 9 of the Quran:
Where: Downtown Miami and Downtown Tampa: Go to Website for more details!
Contact: Project Downtown
6. FEEDING THE HOMELESS
Islamic Community of South West Florida feeds the Homeless every second Monday of the month.
Where: Genisis Center, Port Charlotte,FL
Contact: ICSWF, Samar Jarrah
7. HELP THE HOMELESS
The Muslim community of Atlanta helps the homeless in Downtown Atlanta. The organizers of this effort are seek assistance in the following areas: a. Individuals to cook food b. Donation of clothes c. Volunteers to help distribute food and clothing d. Financial donations
Date: 1/1/2005 through 12/31/2005
Where: Outside Masjide Al Jami 105 Broad Street Atlanta, GA 30303 Every Sunday
Contact: Muslim Communit of Atlanta, Rafiq
8. MUSLIM COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE
On a typical day, 1500 blood donors are needed to meet patient’s needs in the Chicagoland area. Blood is needed to save the lives of people undergoing surgery for trauma, for heart disease, for persons suffering from bleeding disorders, for patients with severe burns and for patients undergoing chemotherapy for cancer. If every eligible donor would give-the-gift-of-life only 2 times annually, there would never be a blood shortage in Chicagoland. Each unit of blood donated potentially saves three lives. Requirements: 18+ years of age, 100+ lbs in weight, have not donated in the last 2 months, have no significant health problems, and have not traveled to Asia or Africa within the last 12 months.
Date: 6/17/2006 through 6/18/2006
Where: Place: MCC [4380 N. Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60641], Time: June 18, Sunday 9am-1pm | Place: ISNS/Islamic Society of NW Suburbs [3890 Industrial Ave, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008], Time: June 17, Saturday 9am-2pm | Place: Downtown Islamic Center, Time: (TBA) | Place: Mosque Foundation, Time: (TBA) | Place: American Islamic ASSN [8860 West St. Francis Road, Frankfort, IL 60423], Time: June 18, Sunday 1pm-5pm
Contact: Compassionate Care Network (CCN), CAIR Chicago, MCC, American Islamic ASSN, Mosque Foundation Downtown Islamic Center ISNS
9. FREE CLINIC
Free clinic run by Muslims on a masjid property on Saturdays between 10:00 a.m.- 2:00p.m. Needs physicians volunteers for primary care delivery (by any physician).
Where: 1605 West Davison, Detroit, 48238
Contact: Huda clinic, Jukaku Tayeb
10. FEED THE NEEDY
CAIR-Ohio, Columbus office coordinates volunteers to prepare and serve meals to feed 100-200 people in the local homeless families shelter (YWCA Family Center) on the second Friday of each month.
Contact: CAIR-Ohio, Columbus office, Adnan Mirza
11. THE DINNER PROGRAM FOR HOMELESS WOMEN
On the second monday of every month from 4:00-7:00PM Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center Outreach Committee will sponsor Muslim Monday At the Dinner Program for Homeless Women. This is an ongoing program to help the homeless and get out the da’wah, so if you are unable to join us this month, please come another time.
Where: Located at the First Congregational Church, 945 G St. NW (Corner of G and 10th) Washington DC
Contact: Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center, A
That's all I could find. Is CAIR really much more than a press office?