The Midtown Mosque Mobile Food Pantry distributes packaged food delivered at the door step to needy families across North Memphis on a monthly basis. The program is supported by the work of 15 volunteers. At its current capacity, the program is able to provide food for 80 individuals. In 2017 NABIC provided $2K to support this project.
‘Ansaar of Worcester’ was launched in 2017, devoted in large part to help refugees and immigrants who have been re-settled in the Worcester community. And, also extend the efforts to helping local residents who are otherwise undeserved. Ansaar does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, lifestyle, or any other basis, and extends services to anyone struggling with basic necessities. NABIC has been supporting this pantry from inception. So far NABIC provided $15K.
Please visit the www.ansaarofworcester.org for more information.
Last few years NABIC partnering with other organization Last few years NABIC partnering with other organization arranged for Qurbani/Udhiya in USA. In 2017 we collaborated with a local partner. In 2017 all the Qurbani meat were distributed to the Refugee families.
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NABIC collaborates with local organization in Memphis to support a Ramadan/Eid non-Muslim neighbor outreach drive. Last year we did the scented candles gifted to non-Muslim neighbors and it was sold out quickly. In 2017 we have boxed candy gift. We have offered a discounted price to encourage the Muslims in Neighbor relationship building activity.
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From 2016, NABIC has also been involved with the welfare of North American communities in addressing socio-economic and educational needs. NABIC offers support to the Halal Food Pantry program at Masjid Al-Mu’minun in Memphis. At its current capacity, the program is able to provide food for 80 families of different race and religion. So far NABIC contributed $20 K to this local food pantry.
Please visit https://www.facebook.com/HalalFoodPantryAtMasjidAlMuminun/ for more information.
To encourage our youth last few years NABIC has been organizing Essay & Qui’rat completion in different cities. The middle school and high school students participate in the Essay completion on certain topics. Kids from different age group starting from 5 participates in Quirat competition. So far NABIC has organized these event in New York, Dallas & Boston.
From 2012 in New York and Memphis, NABIC has offered scholarships for Islamic Schools to help cover tuition costs for students whose families need the financial support for their children’s education. From last year NABIC included Islamic School in Columbia, MO. So far over $120,000 has been contributed this project.
Starting from 2014, NABIC has participated in global relief efforts and aims to encourage youth for volunteerism to involve them in alleviating the suffering in the world. Rise against Hunger (www.riseagainsthunger.org) is an international relief agency which coordinates the distribution of food and other lifesaving aid to children and families all over the world. With national organizations like Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) & Islamic Relief USA, NABIC has organized over 15 food packaging events in different cities in USA. So far NABIC contributed $35,000.
NABIC is participating in the relief work in USA. In 2017 NABIC has contributed $2000 for Hurricane Harvey & $2000 for Hurricane Irma. NABIC also contributed for the Tennessee wild fire victims. SO far NABIC has contributed $5000 for these projects.