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.
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.
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