Solidarity Amidst Suffering: The Aftermath Of The Orlando Attack

B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon talk to Hani Hamwi, Rasha Mubarak and Imam Azhar Subedar in this episode of “What a Relief!” — IRUSA’s official podcast. This week B.C. & Mordant are joined by Disaster Response Team Manager Hani Hamwi and two IRUSA volunteers, Rasha Mubarak and Imam Azhar Subedar. They were among the first responders following […]

IRUSA & Programs That Hit Home Part II

B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon talk to Minkailu Jalloh from IRUSA in this episode of “What a Relief!” — IRUSA’s official podcast. This week, B.C. & Mordant continue on to part two of an interview with Minkailu Jalloh, a U.S. Programs Specialist at IRUSA. In this episode, Minkailu continues to describe his experiences in the Programs Department. […]

IRUSA & Programs that Hit Home

B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon talk to Minkailu Jalloh from IRUSA in this episode of “What a Relief!” — IRUSA’s official podcast. This week B.C. & Mordant welcome Minkailu Jalloh, a U.S. Programs Specialist at IRUSA. In part one of this two-part interview, Minkailu takes listeners inside his role in the Programs department at IRUSA. The department […]

A Voice for #Muslims on #CapitolHill

B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon talk to Congressman Don Beyer in this episode of “What a Relief!” — IRUSA’s official podcast. In the heat of election season, it’s not always easy to find politicians who speak freely about defending the rights of Muslims. This week, B.C. & Mordant are joined by one congressman who does just that. The […]

Stories from the Field: Responding to the Louisiana Disaster

B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon talk to Islamic Relief USA’s Disaster Response Team Manager Hani Hamwi in this episode of “What a Relief!” — IRUSA’s official podcast. This week B.C. & Mordant welcome Islamic Relief USA’s Disaster Response Team Manager Hani Hamwi to talk about the Louisiana flood response. Partnering his team with the American Red Cross, […]

Fighting Hunger With Faith

B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon chat with Reverend David Beckmann about ending hunger in this episode of “What a Relief!” — IRUSA’s official podcast. This week, B.C. & Mordant welcome President of Bread for the World David Beckmann — not to be confused with soccer legend David Beckham. “He’s the sexy football player, I’m the aging clergyman,” he […]

Vehicles of Change: Linda Sarsour and Imam Mohamed Magid

B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon are joined by Linda Sarsour and Mohamed Hag Magid at the IRUSA Grand Iftar for this episode of “What a Relief!” — IRUSA’s official podcast. An activist and an imam walk into an iftar, and the result is an awesome double header podcast. Today’s episode features none other than “champion of change” […]

#NoorishTheHungry with NoorVitamins

B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon  are visited by Mohamed Issa for this episode of “What a Relief!” — IRUSA’s official podcast. This week, B.C. and Mordant are joined by Mohamed Issa, CEO of Noor Pharmaceuticals, makers of NoorVitamins. His company is the first and only US based halal pharmaceutical company. “We founded the company about five […]

Behind the Scenes in Disaster Relief

B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon talk to IRUSA’s Abdullah Shawky about disaster response efforts in Louisiana and Houston in this episode of “What a Relief!” — IRUSA’s official podcast. In this episode, Abdullah Shawky, Disaster Response Coordinator at IRUSA, takes us inside a disaster deployment. He recently returned from trips to Louisiana and Houston to respond […]

Traveling to Deserts—Food Deserts: You Don’t Have to Go Far

  B.C. Dodge & R. Mordant Mahon talk to Islamic Relief USA’s Naeem Muhammad about caring for our communities in this episode of “What a Relief!” — IRUSA’s official podcast. Are you familiar with the term food desert? Many of our American neighbors live in them. In this episode, IRUSA’s Naeem Muhammad discusses what a food desert […]