Young Muslims feed the hungry
A charitable group workin guess factory g out of an Islamic learning centre in Mississauga donated more than $12,000 to the Mississauga Food Bank yesterday, capping off their successful FeedMe campaign.
The money was raised during Ramadan.
SeekersWorks asked members of the surrounding Muslim community to approach 10 people to raise $10. The fourth annual FeedMe campaign exceeded its $10,000 target by almost $3,000.
To date, SeekersWorks has generated more than 15,000 pounds of guess factory food for the Mississauga Food Bank and the Muslim Welfare Centre.
is a major issue in the GTA. People are really suffering,” said Nader Khan, director of SeekersWorks. “The Muslim community sees its contribution to this cause as an obligation. We are simply doing what we should be doing
Khan said every $1 donation enables the Mississauga Food Bank to distribute $7.50 worth of food.
guess factory He estimates that o guess factory ne in five Mississauga residents live in poverty and struggle with hunger, almost half of them children.