With fasting, prayer and iftar, celebrating Ramadan, the Islamic holy month, comes with many complications for Muslim students at Michigan State University.
Four high school seniors will get a $2,500 scholarship to an accredited Michigan college or university and the opportunity to select a charity to receive a donation of $500 from the credit union.
“The economy is pretty complex, kind of like a spider web,” Michigan State University economy professor Charles Ballard said. “If you touch a spider web over here, the whole thing shakes.”
Short-term hotel lodging, prepaid cell phones, gas cards, home security items and hiring a new employee are some of CARE’s plans for the funds.