BOSTON–The Boston chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community will hold its annual blood drive on Sept. 11 in Boston to honor 9/11 victims.
The Community’s chapters nationwide will participate in this campaign. The Boston Chapter invites all local community members to donate. This life-saving campaign hopes to collect 10,000 pints of blood nationally to help save as many as 30,000 lives.
Event: “Muslims for Life”® Blood Drive to Honor 9/11 Victims
When: September 11, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: McCormack Building, 1 Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108 (next to the Massachusetts State House)
In 2011, memorializing the 10th anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA launched this campaign with the aim to collect 10,000 pints of blood across America in order to help save more than 30,000 lives. The campaign ran in over 200 locations and resulted in 11,803 pints being collected that year. To date, “Muslims for Life”® has held collected over 60,000 pints of blood and helped save well over 160,000 lives.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is a reformist and fast-growing international movement within Islam. Founded in 1889, the Community spans over 200 nations with membership exceeding tens of millions. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, established in 1920, is among the first American-Muslim organizations.