|UAMA Donates 300 Pounds Of Meat
|United American Muslim Associations Donates 300 Pounds Of Meat To Needy Fellow Americans For Muslim Holiday
To complete the four-day celebration of Eid al-Adha, New York City Councilman Vincent Gentile teamed up with the United American Muslim Association as they donated close to 300 pounds of meat to the needy fellow Americans .
Eid al-Adha is a major holiday in Islam, and in a symbolic and traditional act on this holiday, Muslims distribute food to those who cannot afford it. Giving out this meat, in addition to the morning prayers, is considered an essential component of Eid al-Adha.