The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) hosted its fifth annual Ramadan dinner on the USDA Whitten Building patio on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. For the second year in a row, Islamic Relief USA had the privilege of sponsoring the eventâs dinner. Islamic Relief USA works with the USDA as well as numerous other organizations to help alleviate hunger. In one joint initiative with the USDA, IRUSA helps support community organizations across America that provide summer meals to low-income youth who rely on free or reduced-cost school lunches during the school year. (L to R StrikeForce Initiative Director Max Finberg, IRUSA President Dr. Abed Ayoub, Fahmida Chhipa, Ali Zaidi, Agriculture Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Dr Joe Leonard, Acting Agriculture Deputy Secretary Michael Scuse, and USDA White House Liaison office employee Sanah Baig) USDA photo by Brooke Hardison.
May 1, 2014
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