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Local mosque to open food pantry
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The Zubaida Foundation will host the grand opening of its food pantry Saturday in Lower Makefield, organizers said. “The pantry aims to serve the working poor and others who may be homeless,” said Lee Phillips, a spokeswoman for the mosque. “This is part of the mission of Zubaida Foundation to create opportunities for its membership to do hasanaat (good deeds) for the community.”




Memphis launches halal food pantry
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But with the help of the city’s newest food pantry, Ndaw was able to observe the holiday with the traditional meal — and adhere to the strictures of Islam by ensuring the food was halal. That means it’s free from pork and alcohol and that the animal was slaughtered under specific guidelines.