Muslims in Tampa, Florida will be serving free dinners seven days a week for federal workers affected by the government shutdown.
Rabat – Muslims in Tampa, Florida launched a humanitarian initiative to help those impacted by the government shutdown in the US. The community will be serving free dinners for federal workers impacted by the US government shutdown.
Dinners will be served daily from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Islamic Society of Tampa Bay in Florida.
Syrian refugees will be helping by cooking meals for the workers and their families. The program includes a food pantry and cash allowance.
The US government announced a partial end to the shutdown on Friday. US President Donald Trump signed a bill to end the shutdown on Friday.
“We have reached a deal to end the shutdown and reopen the federal government,” Trump said.
But Trump warned that the government will shut down again on February 15 “If we don’t get a fair deal from Congress.”
“The government will either shut down on Feb. 15, or I will use the powers afforded to me under the laws and Constitution of the United States to address this emergency,” he added.