INDIA CONSUL GENERAL GRACES FREMONT IFTAAR DINNER

Ambassador Venkatesan Ashok, Consul General of India (San Francisco) visited Masjid-e-Mohammedi for a traditional Ramadan Iftaar (breaking of the fast) and dinner.Accompanied by Vice Consul Mr. Venkata Ramana, the Consul General arrived at 7:30pm and was greeted by Anjuman-e-Najmi President Mr. Moez Wajih, other leaders, and children from the community. In his welcome address, Mr….

BILLERICA FOOD PANTRY CONTINUES GIVING TRADITION, HELPED BY FAITH LEADERS

The tears started flowing as 30 years of memories came rushing back. After running the Billerica Food Pantry for nearly three decades, Marie O’Rourke and Ken Buffum were handing over the pantry paperwork to new leaders. “It’s been a pleasure to help all these people over the years,” O’Rourke said last week. “We’ve seen people…

CARE PACKAGES FOR THE HOMELESS IN FREMONT

Anjuman-e-Najmi volunteers in San Francisco assembled and delivered 53 snack packs and 53 hygiene kits to Abode Services – a local agency working to provide assistance and secure housing for individuals experiencing homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area. This marked Anjuman-e-Najmi’s second such engagement with Abode Services. Dawoodi Bohra families donated granola bars, fruit…

‘CLEANUP-GREENUP’ DAY IN BILLERICA

Saturday 28 April marked ‘Cleanup-Greenup’ day in Billerica, where Boston’s Qutbi Masjid and Madrasa Vajihiyah are located. Billerica residents were encouraged to spend the day cleaning up around their neighborhood. Nazafat (cleanliness) is an integral component of Islamic faith, and His HolinessTUS urges community members worldwide to engage in clean-up drives, tree planting and other green initiatives…

BOHRAS MARK EARTH DAY IN FREMONT WITH PARK RESTORATION EFFORT

Earth Day marks a key moment to reflect on the environment and recommit to stewardship of the lands in which we work, learn, and play. As part of this annual commemoration, Dawoodi Bohra volunteers in Fremont, California committed to a two-day partnership with the City of Fremont. On Saturday, 21 April, a dozen Dawoodi Bohra…

CONGRESSMAN ROSKAM ATTENDS CHICAGO OUTREACH PROGRAM

Anjuman-e-Saifee, Chicago held an outreach event on March 8, 2018 to celebrate the birth anniversary of His Holiness Dr. Syedna Mohammed BurhanuddinRA and the birthday of His Holiness Dr. Syedna Mufaddal SaifuddinTUS. The event was meant both as a testimony to their love for the country they reside in and a manifestation of their firm faith….

LOS ANGELES COMMUNITIES COME TOGETHER FOR ANNUAL ‘SANDWICHES FOR THE HOMELESS’ EVENT

On a beautiful Sunday afternoon in February, Mohammedi Center was honoured to host fellow volunteers from Temple Aliyah and Saint Bernadino’s for our annual ‘Sandwiches for the Homeless’ event. Over 500 decorated lunch bags, each containing a hand-made peanut butter & jelly sandwich, a bag of potato chips, a bottle of water, an apple, and…

SAN FRANCISCO BOHRAS PARTNER TO CLEAN UP LOCAL WATERSHED

Anjuman-e-Najmi (the Dawoodi Bohra community of San Francisco) partnered with the Alameda Creek Alliance to clean up and restore a stretch of the Alameda creek — a key watershed that channels water from northern California to the famous San Francisco Bay. A critical portion of this creek passes through the picturesque Niles Canyon in Fremont…

LA BOHRAS JOIN IN CHARITY CARE PACKAGE PREPARATION AS WILDFIRES RAGE

As California Highway Patrol lights and sirens heralded the moment, more than 2,100 Operation Gratitude Volunteers of all ages and from all walks of life cheered the production of the organization’s Two Millionth Care Package. Patriotic citizens from surrounding areas gathered for the milestone event that was dedicated in honor of the thousands of First…