In Mosques Across the U.S., 'Hurricane Relief Day'

September 1, 2005

Source: CAIR Press Release

On September 1, 2005 a CAIR Press Release reported, "[The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)], a prominent national Islamic civil rights and advocacy group today called on mosques and Islamic centers nationwide to collect donations for hurricane disaster relief following Islamic congregational prayers (Jumah) on Friday. CAIR asked that the funds collected be sent to the American Red Cross or other relief groups offering assistance to the victims of Hurricane Katrina."