SCHEDULED FOR 2017: Spring Fundraisers

We are launching several fundraisers to benefit:

  • ‘General Account,’ which exclusively pays for food supplies that we send to needy families and the homeless community:
    1. Ongoing — January through February: Via Facebook, aiming to raise $10,000.00
    2. Scheduled on Saturday March 18: At SALAM Islamic Center in Sacramento, aiming to raise $50,000.00
  • ‘Expense Account,’ which exclusively pays all our operating costs such as office supplies, software, rent, telecommunication, insurance, hardware, warehouse equipment, print work, utilities and miscellaneous expenditures
    1. Scheduled in April — Fundraiser luncheon event at a private residence. Details TBD.
    2. Typically, we send letters to invite our brothers and sisters to either become a sponsor or send in a once-a-year donation just to help us pay office bills

SPECIAL PROJECTS IN LINE WITH ISLAMIC TRADITION

UPCOMING: Ramadhan 1438H Program from May through June

  • Ramadhan flyers and posters at local masajid for food collection
  • Ramadhan posters at local masajid and zabiha vendors for sadaqah, zakah, fidyah and khaffarat collection
  • Targeting to secure sponsorship for zabihah/halal meats, i.e: chicken, medjool dates, breads, grains from local Muslim entrepreneurs and/or individuals
  • Targeting to raise funds to send food to 220 families pre-Ramadhan, then, another 220 pre-Eid-ul-Fitr

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FOOD DISTRIBUTION FOR THE HOMELESS


WIND YOUTH CENTER IN OAK PARK, SACRAMENTO 

COMPLETED — JANUARY THROUGH FEBRUARY CYCLES 

  • Monthly care packages to at-risk homeless youths, aged between 15 to 18, who frequent a nonprofit counseling center, WIND Youth Services,  in Sacramento
  • Average recipients: 15 to 25 teenagers at any given time during a weekday
  • Occasionally our charity sends proceeds from food drives and also hot lunch trays especially for special events

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CARE PACKAGES FOR NEEDY FAMILIES

MASAJID DISTRIBUTION: COMPLETED JANUARY THROUGH FEBRUARY

  • Monthly care packages to local masajid in Greater Sacramento areas
  • Agents are notified a week ahead of pick up days via email, texting and social media
  • The following masajid will remain as our constituents (conduits/agents that pick up food from us and hand it over to the recipients that frequent their masajid):
  1. Masjid Al-Azhar Institute on Fulton Ave
  2. Masjid Al-Rahman on Hurley Way
  3. Masjid Annur on 65th Street
  4. Masjid As-Sabur on 15th Ave
  5. Masjid Ibrahim on Rio Linda Blvd
  6. Masjid Islamic Society of Folsom in Folsom
  7. Masjid Jamee on downtown V St (standby as of November 2016)
  8. Masjid MCF in Folsom
  9. Masjid MCYC on Big Horn Dr in Elk Grove
  10. Masjid SALAM on College Oak Dr
  11. Greater Sacramento Halaqah Sisterhood
  12. Masjid Islamic Society of Rancho Cordova (standby as of April 2016)
  13. Masjid Tawheed in Elk Grove (standby as of April 2016)

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