From: Hamid M [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Wednesday, August 26, 2009 3:32 PM
To: Ehsan Ahmed
Subject: Islamic Relief Conference about MALARIA
Aslam Alykum Ehsan Sahib,
I am trying to spread awareness for the United Against Malaria event. Details are listed below. I also have flyers that I wouls like to distribute after Jummah prayer. Please let me know if you are ok with it. You can view the flyer from the link provided at the bottom of this email.
Also I will appreciate if you can foward this message to JMU MSA and also harrisonburg community.
If you hate malaria, here’s an opportunity for you to become part of the solution for eradicating it. In the next few days, I will call you to discuss how you would like to be involved.
Why eradicate Malaria?
o Half of the world’s population is at risk of Malaria - that’s over 3.3 billion people!
o Malaria causes a million deaths per year – that’s 2 people every minute!
o Malaria is easily (and cheaply) preventable
o Almost half of those affected by Malaria are Muslims – we should be leading this effort, but aren’t
Why attend United Against Malaria event?
o Raise awareness for malaria
o Historic event that unifies more America’s Muslim organizations than any other
o Become part of the solution for malaria eradication
o Listen to the following scholars and scientists speak:
- Hamza Yusuf - Mohammed Magid
- Suhaib Webb - Zaid Shakir
- Muhammad Ninowy - Yasir Qadhi
- Siraj Wahaj - Ahmed Al Bendary
- Faraz Rabbani - Usamah Ansari
- Ghuydar Bashmaf - Fatimah Jackson
- Syed Naqvi
o Show that Muslims are not on the sidelines when it comes to eradicating malaria
When is the event?
10am – 6pm on Sept 5th, 2009
Where is the event?
Gaylord Convention Center (<20 minutes from Reagan National Airport)
What am I requesting of you?
o Attend the event ( <https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/72310> buy a ticket)
o Learn more about:
o Malaria <http://www.bitethebug.org/Page.aspx?pid=366>
o <http://www.muslimsunitedforchange.com/> United Against Malaria event
o <http://www.bitethebug.org/Page.aspx?pid=367> Spread the word
o <https://www.bitethebug.org/SSLPage.aspx?pid=372&tab=3> Donate