Celebrating Unity and Compassion: Dawoodi Bohras of Collin County Host Annual Iftar Dinner

Celebrating Unity and Compassion: Dawoodi Bohras of Collin County Host Annual Iftar Dinner

Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection and unity for Muslims around the world. It’s a time when the Dawoodi Bohra community comes together to connect with friends and neighbors, share goodwill, and celebrate our shared values. And this year, the Dawoodi Bohras of Collin County, Texas did just that – by hosting an iftar dinner that was truly unforgettable.

The event was attended by an array of distinguished guests, including the Honorable Mayor George Fuller and his wife Maylee Fuller, City Council members, City Manager, Chief of Police, Plano Superintendent and Communications Officer, and interfaith leaders. CEOs from the healthcare sector also attended, highlighting the importance of community outreach and collaboration.

The iftar dinner was a celebration of the Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County and its values. Elevating the significance of the event and enriching the gathering, a special message on behalf of His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin was read out to the attendees. The program further included a moving recitation of the Holy Quran and remarks from the President of the Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County, Aliasger Rasheed.

Rashida Rasheed gave an introduction to the community, emphasizing the value systems and teachings of humanity passed down by His Holiness. Mayor Fuller then took to the stage lauding the community for its kindness and compassion, reflecting on the lessons others could learn from the Dawoodi Bohra community philosophy. After the event, Mayor Fuller expressed his gratitude, stating that he and his wife were honored to be part of such a special occasion. He went on to say that “the Dawoodi Bohra culture and community philosophy embody the very best of humanity.”

Kim Sanchez, the Founder of Little Free Pantry and an attendee at the iftar dinner, was also moved by the compassion and love shown by the Dawoodi Bohra community. She expressed her delight in the ongoing partnership between her organization and the Dawoodi Bohras of McKinney, emphasizing their collective impact in positively transforming the lives of local people in need.

The iftar dinner was an embodiment of community, compassion, and unity. It was a reminder of the power of coming together and working towards a common goal – to spread kindness, generosity, and love. And for the Dawoodi Bohras of Collin County, Texas, it was a memorable evening and cherished experience.

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