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UMR Delegation Participates in International Conference on Migration

Alexandria, VA (Feb. 1, 2016) — UMR was represented last week in Geneva at the Migrants in Countries in Crisis (MCIC) Initiative's Consultation with Civil Society Organizations. The UMR delegation participated in a series of meetings of specialist organizations, governments, and the private sector, to develop...

American Muslim Relief Orgs Pledge Support in Aftermath of Dallas Tornadoes

Alexandria, VA (Dec. 28, 2015) — Texas emergency crews are responding after tornadoes hit the area the day after Christmas leveling homes and downing power just before blizzard conditions are due to arrive. Organizations across the American Muslim Relief community—including United Muslim Relief, BaitulMaal, ICNA Relief,...

Nathan - Project Downtown
Learning Through a Photo

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By: Samiha Ahmed, UMR | University of Maryland Chapter The best thing about participating in Project Downtown or a similar act of service is the eye-opening quality of it. When you go into a service project, you can’t help but often distance yourself from those you are...

Afghanistan Earthquake Emergency Appeal

On Monday October 26, 2015, an earthquake measuring 7.7 magnitude hit a remote north-eastern region of Afghanistan in the Hindu Kush mountains. Although the quake epicentre was more than 130 miles below ground, its shockwaves were felt throughout Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Authorities have put the death...

Domestic Violence: In Our Own Backyard

Author: Salma Abugideiri, LPC | PFP Trainer & Advisor Shocked. Sad. Surprised. Disappointed. Hurt. Uncomfortable. Disbelief. These are some of the reactions people have when they watch survivors of domestic violence tell their stories in a short clip from the DVD Garments for One Another: Ending Domestic...

World Food Day 2015

What is World Food Day? Since 1979, the global community has celebrated World Food Day in commemoration of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO). This commemorative occasion serves as an opportunity for all to reflect on the importance of food...

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Kashmir, Iraq, and CAR

What's truly special about Qurbani/Udhiya is that it's a way to include our brothers and sisters in need at a time when we ourselves are celebrating. It's a unique occasion when we can share the bounty of our table with them, wherever they are in the...


At UMR, we understand the pivotal role that NGOs play in shaping our world. Our focus on the development of young philanthropists through our chapters has taught us that future generations of thought-leaders, policy-makers, and activists, are keen to see collaborative efforts of NGOs and...

World Humanitarian Day

#ShareHumanity If asked what the world needs more of, many would respond with answers such as peace, love, strength, and hope. All of these are important and factor into making the world a more hospitable place for each of us. This World Humanitarian Day, we recognize that while...