Iraqi Refugee Support Committee


Bethlehem Neighbors for Peace

Women’s Association for Family Affairs

Women Against War


Invite you to a


 Welcoming Picnic


hosted by the Islamic Center of the Capital District


for Iraqi refugees recently relocated to the Albany area.


Saturday, July 19

1:30 – 5:30 pm (rain or shine)



at the Islamic Center of the Capital District

21 Lansing Rd. N., Schenectady, 12204

(off Central Ave., just past Ethan Allen on the right, going west)


[For directions from Pittsfield, MA area, click here.]


­This event is free.  You will have the opportunity to make a tax deductible
donation to support the Iraqi families as they begin new lives, and the Iraqi
student who will be studying at
Union College as part of the Iraqi Student
Project (


If you cannot attend, checks for support of the refugee families can be made out to the Islamic
Center of the Capital District, memo line: “ Iraqi Refugee Project”, and mail to ICCDNY (address above).

To contribute to the Iraqi student at Union College, please make your check out to Union
College, memo line: “Restricted to account #45841”, and mail to Records, Attn: Kathleen
D. McCann, Union College, Schenectady, NY 12308.  Donations to the Union fund can also
be made online: and follow the instructions. Please include
the memo:  “Restricted to account #45841”


For more information contact:  Carole Ferraro, 518.463.0095,





Directions from the east
(Pittsfield area, Berkshire County)

Directions to Islamic Center of the Capital District
21 Lansing Rd. N., Schenectady, NY 12204

[Using I-90 West]

After crossing the Hudson River on I-90 W, over the
Patroon Island Bridge, continue on I-90 W and then:

  1. Take exit #2/FULLER RD/UALBANY - go 0.6 mi

  2. Turn Left on FULLER RD(CR-156) - go 0.2 mi

  3. Turn Right on WASHINGTON AVE EXT - go 2.9 mi

  4. Turn Right on RT-155 - go 1.8 mi

  5. Turn Left on CENTRAL AVE(RT-5) - go 2.6 mi

  6. Turn Right on LANSING RD N - go 0.2 mi

  7. Arrive at 21 LANSING RD N, SCHENECTADY, on
    the Right