FOOD DISTRIBUTION FOR THE HOMELESS


WIND YOUTH CENTER IN OAK PARK, SACRAMENTO 

JANUARY THROUGH NOVEMBER CYCLES COMPLETED 

  • 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: FEBRUARY THROUGH NOVEMBER CYCLES COMPLETED

  • Monthly care packages to local masajid in greater Sacramento
  • 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
  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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Seasonal Special Projects

COMPLETED– SPECIAL PROJECT : Ramadhan 1437H Program from May through July

  • 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
    • Sacramento Mobile Pet/Veterinary Services sponsored halal chicken leg quarters for pre-Ramadhan distribution to needy families
    • Sharif Jewelers sponsored medjool dates for pre-Ramadhan distribution to needy families
    • El Pollo Loco sponsored assorted dried legumes for pre-Ramadhan distribution to needy families
    • Orient Bakery sponsored fresh pita breads for pre-Ramadhan distribution to needy families
    • The ummah, mainly from Muslim Community of Folsom, sponsored halal ground beef to feed homeless guests at Loaves & Fishes Soup Kitchen during the months of  Ramadhan and Syawal
  • Targeting to raise funds to send food to 220 families pre-Ramadhan, then, another 220 pre-Eid-ul-Fitr

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