Announcement: Donations for Deming

ANNOUNCEMENT! 🌠

The City of Deming has opened up a shelter for mostly Central American families seeking asylum.

The New Mexican Muslim community is extending their support, as they have in the past, to support refugees and asylum seekers.

Please acknowledge, Muslims respect all traditions and people of faith. We are reminded it has been an important duty and obligation to support fellow brothers and sisters in humanity and those in need.

The Deming EMS/Fire Department has requested very specific items which are listed below:

Toothbrushes
Toothpaste
Deodorant
Lotion
Combs
Hairbrushes
Feminine hygiene products
Clean wipes
Backpacks

Please note, non-perishable food items and clothing will not be accepted at this time and all perishable items (toothpaste, lotion, hygiene products) are required to be unopened and new.

Drop off day and time:

Friday the 28th, from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Locations:

Masjid Al-Rahma
418 West San Mateo Road
Santa Fe, NM

ICNM – Islamic Center of New Mexico
1100 Yale Blvd
Albuquerque, NM

The Lighthouse of New Mexico
10832 Prospect Ave.
Albuquerque, NM

The Muslim community appreciates your solidarity and support for this specific and worthy cause. Thank you!

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/immigration/when-migrants-arrived-droves-poor-new-mexico-city-opened-its-n1018656

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