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Ramadan Gifts Unite Foster Carers with UK Muslim Kids

Children books, stationery, snacks to be eaten at the end of each day’s fast, a copy of the Holy Qur’an and a Ramadan cookbook. They are all included in the gift boxes distributed by British mosques aimed at uniting non-Muslim foster carers with the Muslim kids they look after, Metro reports on May 20. “More …

Meet These Fasting Muslim Volunteers as They Feed Homeless in Birmingham

They are fasting for long hours themselves. Yet, volunteers in a Birmingham Muslim charity are making the best of their Ramadan by standing out to help feed the needy. “It’s difficult because the fasts are long, they go from 3.30am to 9 pm,” Taz Khan, 36, a member of As-Suffa charity, told Birmingham Live. “At …

Birmingham Mosque Attacks Shock Muslims

Five mosques in Birmingham have been targeted in a string of violent attacks, with reports of a man smashing windows with a sledgehammer Counter-terrorism police have launched an investigation “My initial reaction was shock that this had happened,” said Yousef Zaman, chairman of Masjid Faizul Islam mosque in Aston, BBC reported. “There’s a fear factor …

Birmingham’s First Ever Monthly Muslim Market: Highlights

The free event celebrating Muslim businesses run by stay at home mums kicked off this month BIRMINGHAM — Supporting small to medium Muslim enterprises, the UK’s Muslim Instashop Expo opened this weekend its first monthly Muslim market in Birmingham, Birmingham Mail reported. “The event brought 40 to 50 businesses from across Britain. These were all …

140,000 Gather for `Eid Prayer in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM – More than 140,000 Muslims gathered in Birmingham Friday, June 15, for a record-breaking `Eid Al-Fitr prayer, marking the end of Ramadan. “This celebration is one of the most important in the Islamic religious calendar and it’s an opportunity for us all to come together in peace and unity,” a spokesman for Green Lane …

Birmingham Muslims Feed Homeless in Ramadan

BIRMINGHAM – A group of Muslims who fed the homeless and hungry in Birmingham, the UK over the Christmas are doing the same again, this time throughout Ramadan. “Thank you to all the volunteers that have helped out in Birmingham City Centre, and a big thank you to Let’s Feed Brum who is an excellent …

Birmingham Mosques Open Doors for Free Iftar

BIRMINGHAM – As part of a Faith Associates initiative, mosques and Islamic centers across Birmingham are hosting free Ramadan iftars, inviting people to come along and join them. “This year has seen an unprecedented response from the Muslim community, with over 2,000 iftars organized so far over the holy month of Ramadan,” Shaukat Warraich, Founder, …

Muslim Heroes Helped Birmingham Homeless in 2017

A group of Muslim volunteers helped feed thousands of Birmingham homeless in 2017, as part of their efforts to help their community, which included collecting rubbish and campaigning against speeding.

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BBC Video Praises Birmingham Bearded Heroes

A group of Muslim volunteers, who have been cleaning Birmingham’s rubbish-strewn streets, have been branded “bearded heroes” in a new BBC video which praised their volunteerism to help the British community.



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