Eid Feeding Scheme
Published by ADMIN on 29 January 2016
The feeding scheme was launched in 2006 and the Al Ansaar Foundation has once again risen to meet the needs of the community by bringing Eid-ul-Fitr to approximately 40 000 poor and needy individuals in Kwa-Zulu Natal.
Meals are prepared at various key locations where a need to feed has been identified. Some of the venues include Tongaat, Verulam, Clairwood, Chatsworth, Escourt, Parlock and Overport. In addition to this massive feeding scheme on a single day, an on-going feeding scheme will take place every Sunday in targeted areas such as Kwa-Mashu, Inanda, Umlazi, Folweni and other surrounding areas. Dedicated staff members ensure that thousands of underprivileged people in the community are fed.
The Al Ansaar Foundation makes an appeal to the Muslim community to support this social welfare outreach programme as “…it highlights the true significance and importance of Ramadaan for Muslims,” said Mohammed Joosab, Chairperson of Al-Ansaar. We are in need of financial contributions as well as both young and old Muslims to become active in such a noble and Prophetic campaign.
The Al Ansaar Foundation is indeed sincerely grateful to the several donors, sponsors and volunteers of the past years that sacrificed their family time to ensure that the poor and needy receive a hot meal on the day of Eid-ul-Fitr.
The Outreach Committee is in need of volunteers at various levels to assist by going to old age homes and safe areas to serve these recipients. The aim is to serve the meals with love and affection, hence, making this into an extraordinary day.
For those that are interested in volunteering their time and vehicles for this mass feeding scheme are requested to contact the Al-Ansaar Foundation.