105 CTA Buses and 350 Train CarsCarry Messages of Islam
(Chicago, IL, 10/26/10) GainPeace, a Chicago-based nonprofit organization, has launched its largest campaign in its historyto educate fellow citizens about Islam and Muslims.
More than 100 CTA buses and 350 CTA train carshave carriedvarious messages from the Quran and facts about Islam since Friday, October 7, 2010.
“The response has been great! We have received more than 500 calls and are getting an average of about 4000 hits on our Website. We hope to dispel some misunderstandings that exist out there about Islam,” said Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, director of GainPeace. “We will be glad to provide anyone and everyone calling us with a free copy of the Quran and other literature. Volunteers are available to answer any questions throughthe GainPeace hotline,1-800-662-ISLAM.”
Irfan Sheikh, administrator of GainPeace said, “We encourage and request our brothers and sisters in humanity to find out what Islam is all about. The U.S. is no longer just a Judeo-Christian society; it’s fast becoming a Judo-Christian-Islamic society and hence we need to know each other’s beliefs from authentic sources rather than hearsay for a peaceful, respectful and loving coexistence.”
GainPeaceis a nonprofit organization whose main goal is to educate the general public about Islam and to clarify misconceptions they may hold.The organization was established in 2008 as an outreach project of Islamic Circle of North America.
If you would like more information on this topic, or to schedule an interview with representatives from GainPeace, please contact:
Dr. Sabeel Ahmed
Ph: (847) 858-6680
Ph: (773) 812-6875.