CAIR-St. Louis to Co-Host 'Walk for the Children of Syria'
(SAINT LOUIS, MO, 11/14/2012) -- On November 17, the St. Louis chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-St. Louis) and the Syrian American Alliance (SAA) will host a humanitarian "Walk for the Children of Syria" at the Delmar Loop. The event is one part of the global Walk for the Children of Syria campaign that is taking place across the world and in more than 20 major cities across the U.S. to raise awareness of the plight of those fighting for freedom in Syria.
WHAT: Walk for the Children of Syria at the Delmar Loop
WHEN: Saturday November 17th, 1:30 - 3 p.m.
WHERE: Delmar Loop, 6504 Delmar Blvd, University City, Missouri 63130
For real time updates on the walk, check #Walk4Syria on Twitter.
The walk will start at the City Hall Building and will continue to Rosedale, then turn around and walk back. At the end of the walk, participants will release hundreds of balloons with the names of Syrian children who have been killed. Currently thousands of children have lost their lives in the ongoing conflict.
CAIR-St. Louis is a chapter of America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
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CONTACT: CAIR-St.Louis Executive Director Faizan Syed, (636)207-8882, firstname.lastname@example.org; Syrian American Alliance, Sarah Kuziez (314)518-3242, email@example.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, (202)744-7726, firstname.lastname@example.org