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Islamic Relief Canada

International NGO committed to alleviating poverty in over 30 different countries

Islamic Relief Canada is an international NGO committed to alleviating poverty in over 30 different countries around the globe. Part of the largest Muslim charity family in the world.
There's Little Hope For Families Trapped In

There's Little Hope For Families Trapped In Aleppo

The relentless bombardment on innocent civilians continue with casualties, death and destruction occurring every second. But this is just an ordinary day in Aleppo where simply every place is a target -- mosques, morgues, markets, bakeries, hospitals, ambulances, fire trucks, with absolutely nowhere safe for people to go.
08/22/2016 04:28 EDT
Islamic Organizations Are Key In Fighting

Islamic Organizations Are Key In Fighting Extremism

Tackling extremism includes tackling its roots. After the heinous crimes perpetrated against Charlie Hebdo in Paris last year, the world united around the adage that read "violence can never silence an idea." It is imperative that this same methodology be applied when challenging extremist ideologies.
07/07/2016 10:56 EDT
This Ramadan, Let's Call For An End To The Global Refugee

This Ramadan, Let's Call For An End To The Global Refugee Crisis

The holy month of Ramadan is upon us. This is a time when Muslims all around the world abstain from all food, drink and sexual pleasure during daylight hours. It is also a time when Muslims remember those less fortunate around the world by giving a portion of their wealth to charitable causes. Every Ramadan, here at Islamic Relief Canada, we pick a global issue that we campaign and fundraise on, and this month we're calling for more action towards ending the global refugee crisis.
05/30/2016 06:02 EDT
Engagement And Inclusiveness Are Key In Fighting

Engagement And Inclusiveness Are Key In Fighting Extremism

In recent years, we've seen terror attacks like the one last Tuesday become the norm. From attacks in Brussels and Paris to Turkey, Jakarta and even here in Canada, the global terror threat affects everyone -- and both Muslims and non-Muslims are not immune to it.
03/28/2016 10:26 EDT