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Eid ul Adha
FEEDING HOUSTON FAMILIES IN NEED
THE STORY BEHIND THE HOLIDAY
The Prophet Ibrahim had a dream where he found himself sacrificing his beloved son Ismail. When asked his thoughts about the dream by his father, the young boy simply said Do as you are commanded. As the moment arrived and the father was prepared to make this ultimate sacrifice, Allah replaced Ismail with a ram. Willing to give up what they loved most, they had passed the test.
HOW WE OBSERVE THE HOLIDAY
Today, we commemorate this sacrifice with a financial sacrifice of our own by buying an animal (or meat), and sharing it with a family in need.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
For $250, support Olive Branch's Eid ul Adha campaign and help Houston area families in need.