More than 500 Ismaili Muslims donate 80,000 Thanksgiving meals to Atlantans in need


An estimated 755,400 people in metro Atlanta and north Georgia turn to food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families each year, according to national nonprofit Feeding America.

To combat the hunger crisis in the region and provide warm, healthy meals to families in need this Thanksgiving, more than 500 Ismaili Muslims ages 8 and older came together Sunday at their house of prayer in Norcross to assemble 80,000 meals.

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Fiza Pirani