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Jun 23, 2014, 13:30 ET

Food Baskets Distribution to Needy During Ramadan and World Cup in Brazil

Helping Hand for Relief and Development, ranked amongst the top 10 highly rated "Charities Relying on Private Contributions" by Charity Navigator...

Nov 11, 2013, 13:06 ET
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD) in Cebu Philippines just 3 weeks ago after 7.2 magnitude earthquake. Now HHRD is getting ready to help the Philippines Typhoon survivors.  (PRNewsFoto/Helping Hand for Relief and Development)

HHRD Philippines Typhoon Relief: People are desperate, and the situation is only getting worse.

Philippines, just 4 weeks ago was hit by a devastating earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2, depleting most emergency reserves the country had. Now...

Sep 10, 2013, 09:45 ET

Helping Hand for Relief and Development through SAMS sent $1 Million in Medical Supplies & Equipment for Syria

 "Help Syria Now" and "Save Syrian Lives" are campaigns of two dedicated Non-Government Organizations. In 2012, Helping Hand for Relief and...

Aug 22, 2013, 09:45 ET

Muslim Charity Rated as Top 10 Charities in the U.S.

Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD) was recently awarded the recognition of being amongst the top 10 Highly Rated Charities Relying on...

Jan 24, 2012, 12:26 ET
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Two Years Later Haiti Relief Continues with a Helping Hand

Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD), through its various emergency relief programs, has continued to provide much need assistance to...

Aug 11, 2011, 11:16 ET
Helping Hand for Relief and Development Food Distribution in Horn of Africa.  (PRNewsFoto/Helping Hand for Relief and Development)

Water and Sanitation Projects for Horn of Africa: $1 Million Appeal

Millions of lives are at risk due to the worst drought to hit Somalia, Kenya and the Horn of Africa in 60 years. According to Azmat Akbar, a...

Mar 15, 2011, 16:29 ET
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'Muslims for Japan' Campaign Launched by Helping Hand (USA) for Relief and Development

An 8.9 Richter Scale Earthquake hit north-east Japan on March 11th, 2011, triggering a tsunami that has caused catastrophic damage. Within...

Oct 05, 2010, 16:14 ET

World's Largest Crisis Continues for Millions of Pakistani Flood Victims

Water is now receding in parts of the flood-affected Pakistan, and only now is the true devastation of the world's worst disaster becoming...

Sep 07, 2010, 10:00 ET

Text FITRA to 27722 to Donate $10 for Pakistan Flood Victims; First of Its Kind Zakat-ul-Fitr Campaign

Zakat-ul-Fitr is a special charity of the month of Ramadan. On a spiritual level, charity during Ramadan is meant to expiate oneself. On a social...

Aug 18, 2010, 12:15 ET

One in 10 Pakistanis Affected - 20 Million Flood Victims - 3.5 Million Children at Risk of Deadly Water-Borne Diseases - A THIRD of Pakistan Submerged Under Water

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Sunday that amongst all the natural disasters he has witnessed, he has never seen anything like...

Aug 05, 2010, 15:01 ET

3.5 Million People Affected and 1500 dead: Helping Hand for Relief and Development Immediate Emergency Response Pakistan Flood Relief

This year's monsoon season caused the worst floods in the history of Pakistan. Flood waters have devastated and washed away hundreds of villages in...

Mar 18, 2010, 10:40 ET

Muslims for Haiti - Youth assisting in Medical Camps and Building Shelters

Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD) has established a shelter village in the region to house hundreds of families along with medical...

Jan 29, 2010, 19:13 ET

Muslims for Haiti: 5 hour LIVE Telethon for Haiti Relief

Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD) is going to air a LIVE 5 hour 'Muslims For Haiti' Telethon on ARY Digital that will air worldwide;...