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323,995,528 population
5.8 DEATHS/1,000 LIVE BIRTHS Infant Mortality Rate
57,300 Average Family Income
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Life in USA

Life for Relief and Development was founded in 1992 by concerned Arab and Muslim American professionals in response to the humanitarian crises that developed in Iraq as a result of the 1991 Gulf War. Life’s headquarters is located in Southfield, Michigan and employs over 60 staff members worldwide.

Life is 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that has become the largest U.S.-founded Muslim American humanitarian relief and development organization. Life is devoted to providing humanitarian aid to people regardless of race, color, religion and cultural background with an annual budget of about $60 million. Life is in Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. It is also a member of InterAction, the largest alliance of US based international development and humanitarian non-governmental organizations; Life is CFC certified and has a 4-star Charity Navigator rating.

From the headquarters located in Southfield, Michigan Life staff work diligently to raise funds to support Life’s global programs, manage Life’s world-wide field offices, collect in-kind donations to support programs in the USA and throughout the world and maintain good relationships with other US based NGO’s and partners.

USA: SPECIAL NEEDS
$150 EMERGENCY BASKET FOR ONE FAMILY

Emergency baskets are designed to provide immediate aid and relief to survivors of natural disasters and wars. Currently, we are in need of additional baskets in Mosul (Iraq), Syria, and Haiti. 

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Food Baskets

The month of Ramadan is a time of fasting, but more so, it is a time in which Muslims are compelled to give.

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Sponsor a Family for $150/month

Help support a single mother with children who has lost everything from the devastating impact of war and famine. Life has a growing list of families in countries such as Iraq, Gaza,  Afghanistan, and newly received refugees in America who are in need of your support.

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Udhiyah

Udhiyah in Arabic translates to any animal of the ‘an’aam class (i.e., Cow, Sheep, Goat, or Camel). Udhiyah/Qurbani is the sacrifice of the animals mentioned, after the Eid prayer. It is among the great rituals of Islam and a tradition of his blessed messengers.

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BECOME A VOLUNTEER

LIFE is built on the selfless acts of volunteering and continues to hold its volunteers to the highest esteem. Sign up to volunteer and LIFE will contact you when an event or activity arises in your area.

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