The holy month of Ramadan began this week – a time for good deeds and reflection for Muslims.

For many of the millions of Muslims living and working in the United States, it’s also a time to think of family and friends back home.

There are a myriad of ways to honor and celebrate the holy month in America. Mosques throughout the U.S. provide a place to gather and pray, and also act as a community center where members can interact and break fast. If you’re looking for a way to share a good deed with family back home, consider sending money to help with financial needs.

If you’re new to the U.S. it’s important to find a mosque near you for Friday noon prayer. It will be a great way to find camaraderie and make important connections to help you adjust to your “second home.” If you need advice on looking for a home, a job, or just need to find someone to share their experiences being part of a mosque near you will be helpful.

Western Union is committed to helping you feel right at home. Moving money for better means giving you the opportunity to help your loved ones regardless of distance. During Ramadan we know how important it is to stay connected with your family back home so we want to help you by offering simple solutions for sending money to family member miles away.

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