Category Archives: Bakersfield

Bakersfield Bohras Take Part In Children First Food Distribution

The Dawoodi Bohras of Bakersfield participated in the Children’s First food distribution drive-through event organized by Bakersfield City Councilmember Andrae Gonzales to support local Bakersfield area residents in need. Volunteers gathered at the David Nelson Pocket Park in downtown Bakersfield and made food packets with various canned fruits, vegetables and meats. The prepared food packets…

Bakersfield City Councilmembers visit Dawoodi Bohras Masjid

The Dawoodi Bohras of Bakersfield were honored to host an informal, socially distanced visit by the City of Bakersfield Councilmembers Chris Parlier, Patty Gray, and Andrae Gonzales at the local masjid on Akers Road. Due to the California State COVID-19 guidelines, attendance of Dawoodi Bohra community members was limited for everyone’s safety. Nevertheless, the Councilmembers’…

Dawoodi Bohras of Bakersfield donate blood to save lives

The current national blood supply shortage, especially in Kern County California, prompted the Dawoodi Bohra Community of Bakersfield to partner with the local Houchin Community Blood Bank to host a blood donation drive at the local masjid. Members of the community, together with others from the Bakersfield, area pulled up their sleeves to donate blood…

BOHRAS PARTICIPATE IN BAKERSFIELD FESTIVAL FOR PEACE AND NON-VIOLENCE

The California State University in Bakersfield hosted a Festival for Peace and Non-Violence and a Peace March in and around its campus, with many local Bakersfield communities and organisations taking part. The event was inspired by the 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi and the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King. Members of the Dawoodi Bohra…