Ramadan Food and Toy Drive 2024

The month of Ramadan is a time of fasting, engaging in Ibadah and giving. As we spiritually prepare ourselves for this holy month, let’s not forget our brothers and sisters who are in need of basic necessities. 

SHARE YOUR BLESSINGS

by supporting Serving Humanity’s annual Ramadan Food & Toy Drive!

Narrated Ibn `Abbas:

“The Prophet (ﷺ) was the most generous of all the people, and he used to become more generous in Ramadan…”

[Sahih al-Bukhari 3554]

Help us purchase a food pack and/or a toy and support a family in need. You can also donate non-perishable food items from the list provided below:

  • Flour
  • Cooking oil
  • Dried Chickpeas
  • Pasta, Pasta Sauce
  • Peanut Butter, Jam
  • Canned Fruit
  • Dates
  • Sugar, Salt 
  • Tea or Coffee
  • Cereal

Help us make the food packages and wrap Eid toys so we can distribute them to families in the community! Join us for our packing events at Al Huda Institute, 5671 McAdam Rd, Mississauga, ON, L4Z 1N9, on:

Sunday, March 10, from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sunday, March 24, from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Sign up for both or one of the packing events here! Let’s take this opportunity to do good and give back to the community in this beautiful month of Ramadan!

Drop off cash or in-kind donations at:
Al Huda Institute, 5671 McAdam Rd, Mississauga, ON L4Z 1N9

  • Cash donations can be dropped off in the golden donation box located at the back of the masjid.
  • In-kind donations can be dropped off on the black table located at the back of the cafeteria.

DROP OFF HOURS:

Mon-Fri: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (or Salah times)
Sat-Sun: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (or Salah times)

**We will only be collecting in-kind donations until March 23, 2024.**

For any further inquiries related to the campaign, please email serving.humanity@alhudainstitute.ca.

Please Note: You can continue to donate online until the end of Ramadan. 

Don’t miss the chance to reap the benefits of the most blessed month of the year!

Find out more about our drive and alternative ways to contribute below:

Can I donate cash?

Yes, you can donate cash. There are golden cash boxes are located within Al Huda Institute. Institute is open during regular hours or Salah times (check our Salah timings here).

Please note: At this time we’re not accepting cheque donations. Sorry for any inconvenience.

What's the last date to collect non-perishable food items?

We’ll be collecting food donations from Tuesday, February 27, until Saturday, March 23, however you can donate online or drop off cash in donation boxes in the Masjid until the end of Ramadan, In Sha Allah.

Who do you give food packs and toys to?

We work directly with families and organizations who have expressed a need. This year, we’re collaborating with the following organizations:

  • ACCT (Arab Community Centre of Toronto)
  • Sakeenah Homes
  • Families registered on our Monthly Food Program

Please note that we maintain confidentiality of our beneficiaries’ identity at all time.

Do all the proceeds go towards the drive?

We do our best to allocate and disperse donations within the month of Ramadan. Donations that come in too late are either held for the next month or dispersed in another similar project as per need.

For any further inquiries related to the campaign please email serving.humanity@alhudainstitute.ca.

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Autumn Food Drive 2023

Autumn Food Drive 2023

We’re excited to announce our ‘Autumn Food Drive’ in support of Food Banks Mississauga. We’re collecting non-perishable food items in order to help people in need. Participate in this effort and help us support Mayor Crombie’s city-wide food drive to provide food to our neighbours in need in the city. 

Most needed items are:

      • Cooking oil
      • Shelf Stable Juice Packs
      • Canned Tuna
      • Baby Food & Baby Formula
      • Peanut Butter
      • Pasta

Our goal is to collect 1000 lbs of food. We can only do that with your help!

The Prophet (ﷺ) said:

“If you want to soften your heart, feed the poor and pat the head of the orphan.”

[Musnad Aḥmad 7576]

Ways to donate: 

Food items can also be dropped off in the food bin at the front entrance or in the back of the masjid at:  

Al Huda Institute, 5671 McAdam Road, Mississauga, ON, at the following times: 

  • Monday-Friday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Saturday – Sunday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Or at any Salah time.

For further inquiries related to this campaign please email serving.humanity@alhudainstitute.ca

Dhul Hijjah Food Drive 2023

Our Dhul Hijjah Food Drive is aimed at earning the pleasure of Allah in the first ten beautiful days by collecting and distributing food packages to people in need. 

DHUL HIJJAH – DAYS OF GIVING- 2023

The Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم has said about these days: 

 

There are no days in which righteous deeds are more beloved to Allah than these ten days…

[Sahih al-Bukhari]

Donate $50 to sponsor a food package and help a family in need. 

You can also drop off non-perishable food items at: Al Huda Institute Canada, 5671 McAdam Road, Mississauga, ON, L4Z 1N9. Food items can be dropped off at Salah times in the food bin located at the front entrance of the institute.  

List of most needed items: 

  • Rice (10 lbs) 
  • Flour 
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Pasta & Canned Pasta Sauce
  • Dried or Canned Lentils/Chickpeas 
  • Cereal
  • Tea/Coffee & Canned milk 
  • Peanut Butter/Jam
Join us for a beautiful opportunity to give back in these 10 blessed days! On Sunday, June 25, from 2:30pm – 4:30pm, we will be making food packages so they are ready for distribution!

Our goal this year is to distribute 100 food packages

 

Don’t miss the chance to reap the benefits of the most blessed days of the year!

Disclaimer: We do our best to allocate and disperse donations within the duration of the drive. Donations that come in too late are either held for the next food drive or allocated to providing families with other basic necessities as deemed necessary, In Sha Allah.

For any further inquiries related to the campaign please email serving.humanity@alhudainstitute.ca. 

 

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Dhul Hijjah Food Drive 2023

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Dhul Hijjah Food Drive 2022

Our Dhul Hijjah Food Drive is aimed at earning the pleasure of Allah in the first ten beautiful days by collecting and distributing food packages to people in need. 

DHUL HIJJAH – DAYS OF GIVING

The Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم has said about these days: 

 

There are no days in which righteous deeds are more beloved to Allah than these ten days…

[Sahih al-Bukhari]

Donate $40 to sponsor a food package and help a family in need. 

You can also drop off non-perishable food items at: Al Huda Institute Canada, 5671 McAdam Road, Mississauga, ON, L4Z 1N9. Food items can be dropped off at Salah times in the food bin located at the front entrance of the institute.  

List of most needed items: 

  • Rice
  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Pasta & Canned Pasta Sauce
  • Canned Tuna
  • Dried or Canned Lentils/Chickpeas 
  • Cereal
  • Tea/Coffee & Canned milk 
  • Peanut Butter/Jam

Our goal this year is to distribute 100 food packages

 

Don’t miss the chance to reap the benefits of the most blessed days of the year!

Disclaimer: We do our best to allocate and disperse donations within the duration of the drive. Donations that come in too late are either held for the next food drive or allocated to providing families with other basic necessities as deemed necessary, In Sha Allah.

For any further inquiries related to the campaign please email serving.humanity@alhudainstitute.ca. 

 

Submit your Donation here

Dhul Hijjah – Days of Giving

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Donation Total: $40.00

Ramadan Food and Toy Drive 2022

Ramadan is a time when Muslims not only engage in Fasting and Ibadah, but also spend quality time with family while enjoying meals and exchanging gifts. As we celebrate this month with our loved ones, lets not forget our brother and sisters who are in dire need of basic necessities.

SHARE YOUR BLESSINGS WITH THEM

by supporting Serving Humanity’s annual Ramadan Food & Toy Drive!

Narrated Ibn `Abbas:

“The Prophet (ﷺ) was the most generous of all the people, and he used to become more generous in Ramadan…”

[Sahih al-Bukhari 3554]

 You can help us purchase a Toy or an item for the Food Pack . You can also donate non-perishable food items. See list below for most needed items:

  • Flour, Rice
  • Cooking oil
  • Canned beans, Lentils
  • Pasta, Pasta Sauce, Tomato Paste
  • Jam, Peanut Butter, Nutella, Honey
  • Canned Fruit or Vegetables, Tuna
  • Dates
  • Condiments, Sugar & Spices
  • Tea or Coffee, Cereal
  • Canned Milk, Baby formula
Other Basic Necessities
  • Shampoo, Conditioner
  • Toothbrush, Toothpaste
  • Liquid dish soap
  • Laundry detergent

Our goal this year is to distribute

Please Note: This drive has completed. 

For any further inquiries related to the campaign please email serving.humanity@alhudainstitute.ca.

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