NORTHGLENN, Colo. (CBS4)– The Metro Denver North Islamic Center Masjid Ikhlas’ refugee donation program was born during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lailey Hashem the Vice President of the Metro Denver North Islamic Center was volunteering at a clinic when she saw a family walk in that looked like they had fallen on hard times.
“A family of six kids walked into the clinic with slippers on in the snow and I was like, ‘Wow, what is going on here?’”
She asked them about their situation, and they told her they were refugees.
“We just arrived 2 weeks ago. We don’t have any of that stuff,” she says they told her.
She decided to collect donations for them and soon the…
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