USA: Norcross Mayor to Give Blood at 'Muslims for Life' Event


The “Muslims for Life” blood drive campaign emphasizes the sanctity of life, a teaching inherent in all religious traditions. Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA has set a goal to collect 12,000 pints of blood, which will help save up to 36,000 lives.

Ahmadiyya Times | News Watch | US Desk
Source/Credit: Norcross Patch
By Joy L. Woodson | September 07, 2013

The event takes place Sept. 8.

Norcross Mayoro Bucky Johnson will join an annual commemoration of the 9/11 attacks on America by giving blood at the "Muslims for Life" blood drive.

The event takes place 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Sept. 8, 2013 at the Baitul Baqi Mosque, 6113 Oakbrook Parkway.

From a press release:

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA will be holding the third annual nationwide “Muslims for Life” blood drives between August 11, 2013 and October 11, 2013. This two-month interfaith campaign honors the victims of 9/11 and the Boston Marathon bombing.
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