HOUSTON (FOX 26) - "We're hosting an iftar, which is a meal to break the fast in the month of Ramadan and this is in honor of all the Santa Fe victims," said Wasiq Javed.
One of the victims in the Santa Fe shooting, exchange student Sabika Sheikh, was Muslim.
"Actually, this whole event was inspired by her," said Javed. "We were at her funeral. My friend said we must do something we can't let this go to waste."
"I didn't know Sabika personally, but she was in the class my daughter was murdered in," said Kimberly Vaughn's mother Rhonda Hart.
The iftar event, hosted by the Houston Muslim community, was in honor of all the victims of the senseless tragedy at Santa Fe High School.
Hart's daughter was a Girl Scout. She said that Girl Scout councils from throughout the U.S. have reached out to her.
"Army veterans, we're Harry Potter fans, I mean everybody has reached out to me about my daughter and I'm assuming all the other families are getting that too it's crazy," said Hart. "It kind of brings a little bit of closure I get to speak about my daughter and how awesome she was."