We are excited to share an important news with you today. With a view to better portray our work and to align it with our guiding principles and core values, we have amended the name of Response USA for Relief and Development effective from May 27 th 2021, and now it is:
Muslim Response USA for Relief and Development
This change has been made by a unanimous Resolution from our Board of Directors and approved by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s State Corporation Commission (SCC); they have issued a Certificate of Amendment to this effect. Further, as per the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidelines, any exempt organization that has changed its name must report the change on its next annual return such as Form 990; however, we have notified this amendment to IRS in advance.
We would like to reiterate our commitment to the Humanitarian Charter and Code of Conduct, and continue to pursue our Vision for a peaceful, just and equitable world where everyone enjoys a life free of hunger, suffering and exploitation. Muslim Response USA will continue to work with and support the extremely poor and at risk families around the globe irrespective of their gender, religion, race, creed or ethnicity, and help them move out of poverty, exploitation and marginalization.
Please note that our name change will not impact our address, tax identification number and exempt status, which all remain the same.
We THANK YOU for your continued support and patronage and look forward to working together for changing the lives of those in need; Insha’Allah.
Dr Arif Mehmood
President & CEO