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The Kinship Activity oversees the Emergency Relief Fund, a donor-seeded fund that is available to Inayati Order mureeds in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand to address urgent basic needs unmet by other sources. The fund provides one-time awards of up to $1,200. If you are a mureed and need help of this kind, or wish to act as an advocate for another mureed, please contact us at ERF@inayatiorder.org to request an application. 

The Emergency Relief Fund is now completing its eighth year, with 39 grants awarded to date. Contributions to the Fund may be made out to the Inayati Order, noting that your donation be applied to the Emergency Relief Fund, and mailed to: 112 E. Cary St. Richmond, VA 23219.


"We say that whatever be our religion, nation, race, or class, our most sacred duty is to work for one another,
in one another's interest, and to consider this as the service of God.
" - Hazrat Inayat Khan