Category Archives: Minneapolis

U.S. SENATOR DICK DURBIN ADDRESSES THE MIDWEST DAWOODI BOHRAS 2020 CENSUS & ELECTORAL REGISTRATION CONFERENCE

29 September 2020 The Dawoodi Bohras of the Midwest – comprising communities from Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis and Columbus, Ohio – hosted a virtual conference this month on the importance of the 2020 Census and Voter Registration. Love of one’s country is an integral part of the Dawoodi Bohra faith.  As patriotic Americans, Bohras from across…

TWIN CITIES PROVIDED ESSENTIAL GOODS BY MINNEAPOLIS BOHRAS

Exacerbated by recent events such as the CoVid 19 crisis, certain neighborhoods in the twin cities have become food deserts. In these areas, essential items are in critically low supply. Recognizing this need, Dawoodi Bohras of Minneapolis raised over four hundred dollars to provide essential supplies to Minneapolis Communities in collaboration with local NGO, Second…

MINNEAPOLIS BOHRAS SEW MASKS FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS

Dawoodi Bohras in Minneapolis recognized an acute shortage of face masks for healthcare professionals who are at the forefront of addressing the CoVid 19 pandemic. To address this need, an initiative was undertaken by a local group of Minneapolis Dawoodi Bohra women to sew face masks for doctors and other healthcare workers. Around 200 hand…

Minneapolis Food Packaging Drive for Charity

Community members in Minneapolis volunteered at a local non profit organisation called Feed My Starving Children which packages and delivers nutritious meals to starving children in Haiti. Young and old joined hands in preparing packages for those in need inspired by the Islamic tradition of feeding the hungry. The volunteers prepared a collective 15,000 meals…

BOHRAS IN MINNEAPOLIS REACH OUT TO HELP THE HOMELESS

The Bohra community in Minneapolis provided food and essential items to Mary’s Place homeless shelter in an effort to assist them in caring for the homeless. The polar vortex with temperatures of -45F, windchill and intense snowfall had put additional burden on Mary’s Place which prompted the community to lend a hand. They contributed non…