American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP-Atlanta), CAIR Georgia and other organizations have teamed up with the Red Cross to host a public blood drive on July 14th at Atlanta’s Dar-un-Noor Academy in solidarity with all victims of unjust violence around the world, from Chicago to Orlando to Aleppo.
Donors should register onine at redcrossblood.org using the code: dar-un-noor. Participants can also check their eligibility beforehand by using the Red Cross hotline at 1-866-236-3276.
“Atlanta hospitals face an urgent and significant shortage of blood supplies,” said CAIR Georgia Executive Director Edward Ahmed Mitchell. “We encourage Atlantans of all faiths and backgrounds to donate blood in solidarity with the victims of unjust violence around the world, from Chicago to Orlando to Aleppo.”
The Red Cross plans to host the blood donation drive at the private Islamic school from 2 pm to 7 pm on July 14th. The Georgia Muslim Voter Project (GAMVP) also plans to attend and host a voter registration booth outside the donation room.
Dar-Un-Noor Academy, AMHP-Atlanta, CAIR GA, GAMVP teamed up to organize the event, which is also co-sponserd by The Baig Firm, the Islamic Community Center of Atlanta, and the Georgia Association of Muslim Lawyers. Any mosque or organization wishing to co-sponsor can email [email protected].
For questions about procedure and your eligibilty to donate blood, contact event organizer Maher Ahmed of AMHP-Atlanta at [email protected].