Plano, Texas: Ismaili Muslim Community Comes Together to Pack 100,000 Meals

On Sept. 15, more than 750 volunteers came together at the Ismaili Jamatkhana Plano to help alleviate food insecurity in honor of Hunger Action Month this September.

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The Ismaili Muslim community worked in partnership with Feeding Children Everywhere, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a hunger-free world, to offer this Day of Service event. Volunteers that included Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, entire families, church organizations and city officials came together to pack more than 100,000 meals.

Texas State Representative Matt Shaheen, Plano Police Chief Greg Rushin, Plano City Council member Shelby Williams, Carrollton Mayor Kevin Falconer and Nizar Didarali, President of the Aga Khan Council for Central United States, were among the public officials who gave their time to the cause.

Read more at the source: http://planomagazine.com/i-cerv-day-of-service-100000-meals/

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

2 thoughts

  1. Bravo ,thru initiatives like this one ,the Baraka,rahema,wisdom and health prayers of the jamat is surely listened and answered faster,and such an initiative provides jamat ,in cooperation with other related and NGOs to undertake bolder works of charities and poverty alliavation and beat the hunger initiatives.Al hamdoullilah

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