Press Releases


Washington, D.C. (June 1, 2015) – On May 23rd, seven university chapters across the country participated in the first-ever National Day of Service instituted by United Muslim Relief (UMR). Inspired by a desire to support domestic projects, National Day of Service is intended to cultivate a generation of students and young professionals that are strongly rooted in their communities and inclined towards sustainable development projects domestically in the United States. The impact of these programs locally throughout the country is intended

United Muslim Relief and Relief International Host World Humanitarian Summit Consultation

Washington, D.C. (April 22, 2015) – This Monday, United Muslim Relief and Relief International hosted the U.S. Diaspora Consultation in Washington, D.C. in the lead up to the World Humanitarian Summit. This meeting provided a forum for diaspora communities in the U.S. to contribute shared successes and potential solutions to transform the changing humanitarian landscape. Among those in attendance were members from the Haitian, Kenyan, Palestinian, Senegalese, Somali, Sudanese, and Syrian communities. This Consultation is part of a series of international

US and UK Charity Partnership Saves Over 1300* Orphans in Ramadan

*Editors Note: As of August 16, 2015, the total number of orphans that were sponsored during the month of Ramadan has exceeded 1300. The press release below was released on Eid al-Fitr and did not account for sponsorships that were in the mail and yet to arrive to the UMR headquarters. On behalf of the beneficiaries, our office—along with Orphans In Need—extend our deepest gratitude to all of you. Thank you. Washington, D.C. (July 17, 2015) – United Muslim Relief (UMR) and Orphans In Need

UMR Welcomes Peaceful Families Project

In an effort to expand the efforts of United Muslim Relief (UMR) in our local communities, we are proud to announce that Peaceful Families Project (PFP) has merged with United Muslim Relief and will now operate under UMR’s leadership. This transition will help sustain the indispensable/paramount/pertinent/important work PFP has been conducting and help PFP reach an even broader audience. Over the past 15 years, Peaceful Families Project (PFP) has been committed to building and supporting healthy Muslim families by increasing awareness of the complex