Day of Dignity provides help to local people in need

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Islamic Relief USA held its annual Day of Dignity campaign in major cities across the country, including one in Rochester with partner, Barakah Muslim Charities Inc. In Rochester, the event took place on Saturday at 584 Jefferson Avenue.    

The Day of Dignity campaign consists of a series of events held around the nation to help get people who are homeless or from low-income households, among other sociological conditions, access to such essential items as meals, hygiene kits, health tests, and school supplies. 

Services and items that were provided were free haircuts, hot meals, book bags, school supplies, hygiene kits, henna art, and vaccinations.