S. Florida Mosques Raise Over $102,000 for Tsunami Relief

January 11, 2005

Source: Sun-Sentinel


On January 11, 2005 the Sun-Sentinel reported, "The Council on American-Islamic Relations has announced that South Florida mosques have raised more than $102,000 for tsunami victims in Asia. Thirteen mosques from Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties collected the donations from many of the estimated 50,000 Muslims who live in South Florida. The money is being given to a number of agencies providing tsunami relief, including the American Red Cross, CARE Australia, Islamic Circle of North America and Islamic Relief Worldwide. On Monday evening, the Council of American-Islamic Relations of Florida, known as CAIR, gathered to tally the donations."