Author Archives: Murtaza Khomosi

Dawoodi Bohras in New York Partner with Nassau County to Host Webinar on 2020 Census and Voting in the Upcoming Elections

November 2, 2020 The Dawoodi Bohra community in New York co-hosted a webinar with the Nassau County’s Office of Asian American Affairs. During the webinar, Farrah Mozzawalla, Executive Director of the Office of Asian American Affairs, discussed the importance of completing the 2020 Census and registering to vote in the upcoming elections. “The Census can be…

Muslim Community in Mckinney Partners with Food Pantry to Feed Families in Collin County

The Dallas Morning News The Dawoodi Bohra community, which is building a mosque in McKinney, has also run vaccine clinics to help residents get their flu shots. A pair of groups in McKinney are looking to make sure the fruits of their new relationship result in fewer Collin County residents experiencing hunger during the winter…

GROUPS HELP MONTGOMERY COUNTY FOOD BANK DURING COVID

Houston Chronicle As the economic impacts of the pandemic continue to affect the area, residents are stepping up to help with support for the Montgomery County Food Bank. Compared to this time last year, the food bank has seen a 127 percent increase in the need for its services locally, and CEO and President Kristine…

DAWOODI BOHRAS FROM ACROSS THE U.S. FEED THE HUNGRY ON WORLD FOOD DAY

Members of the Dawoodi Bohra faith across the United States marked United Nations World Food Day by supporting vulnerable members of society in numerous cities across the country where Bohras live and work. As part of Project Rise – a global initiative established to improve the lives of the less fortunate among us – the…

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BAY AREA BOHRAS REFLECT ON 2020 HUNGER RELIEF EFFORTS ON WORLD FOOD DAY

Food is something we often take for granted. Although many of us are blessed with an abundance of food, so many of our neighbors live in the shadow of hunger. Social pressures and other challenges can make getting help harder – pushing many to skip meals to make ends meet. It’s in this context that…

PORTER DENTIST OFFERS FREE ORAL CANCER SCREENINGS FOR FIREFIGHTERS

October 14, 2020 The Courier of Montgomery County As a thank you to local first responders, Porter Family Dentistry is offering free oral cancer screenings to firefighters in Montgomery County for the next several weeks. The screenings will be held on Fridays when the office is usually closed so that firefighters don’t have to wait….

SEATTLE BOHRAS THANK LOCAL HEROES FOR FIGHTING WILDFIRES

October 3, 2020 Various states across the country have been fighting against wildfires this summer and the Washington State Firefighters were at the forefront of the rescue and firefighting efforts in the state. Members of the the Seattle Dawoodi Bohra community expressed their deep gratitude and appreciation to all the brave firefighters of the state…

MALIK UL ASHTER HUSAIN OFFERS ESSENTIAL SERVICE IN MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

Malik ul Ashter Husain, a member of the Washington, D.C. Bohra community, is employed by Maryland’s Department of Transportation as a lead instructor for the newly operational 62-foot buses. In addition to reducing pollution and provide a cost-effective commute option, these buses will help cut commute time by 30 percent. The Washington Post adds, “this…