CA Islamic Center Aids Iranian Quake Victims

January 4, 2004

Source: Contra Costa Times

On January 4, 2004 the Contra Costa Times reported that 200 people gathered at Islamic center in Oakland for an interfaith service for victims of the earthquake in Bam, Iran. Speakers came from Temple Sinai and Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church in Oakland, the Islamic center and the Oakland Coalition of Congregations. In the past week, the Islamic center has raised $86,000 as well as collected medical supplies, blankets and tents to send to Bam.