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Istanbul Mosque Offers Shelter, Food & Shower to Homeless

A small 17th-century mosque in a populous Istanbul district is providing free showers, clothing, and food to the homeless thanks to the efforts of its philanthropist imam, Daily Sabah reported. “This is the only mosque across the country where at least 50 homeless people are able to take a free bath on a daily basis,” …

Muslims at Canada’s Oldest Mosque Combat Hate

Members of Canada’s oldest mosque are preaching unity as Islamophobic incidents hit new records. The Muslims are also reaching out to others to combat hate, City News reported. “Alberta has one of the highest numbers of the incidents of hate crimes towards Muslims,” said life-long Edmontonian and Imam Sadiq Pathan. As Canada’s oldest mosque, the …

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 …

Muslims Feed Homeless in Vancouver During Ramadan

It’s the first day of Ramadan, the 9th Hijri month of fasting, alms-giving and many acts of worship. In light of this blessed time, Canadian Muslims in British Columbia have planned to provide weekly meals for the homeless in Vancouver throughout the sacred month, City News reports on May 6. Tarek Ramadan of the ‘Muslim …

Vienna Muslims Provide Hot Meals to Homeless

VIENNA – A Muslim group in Vienna, Austria, is distributing hot meals to the needy and homeless to help them cope with the freezing weather, Anadolu Agency reported. “With projects like this, Muslims can give the message ‘we are living in this country and we are in a search of solutions to common problems of …

Seattle Muslims Buy 28 Hotel Rooms for Homeless During Snowstorm

KING COUNTY, Seattle – Thanks to the effort of a Muslim group in Seattle, many homeless people in the region were able to escape the snow over the weekend after they were offered free hotel rooms, Cross Cut reported. “Our Muslim faith teaches us to take care of our neighbors during times of need,” said …

Birmingham Mosque Shelters Homeless in Freezing Winter

Green Lane Masjid appeals for more volunteers to help look after rough sleepers coming in off streets The mosque has also launched a winter freeze project to help protect the homeless as temperatures fall to zero and below  BIRMINGHAM – A Birmingham mosque has opened its doors to help homeless and rough sleepers during freezing …

UK Muslim Helps Homeless People One Wash at a Time

HIGH WYCOMBE, London – A young British Muslim entrepreneur has raised the Christmas spirits in a small UK town by opening his launderette to the homeless and providing them free services and blankets. “It was very cold last week – the temperatures dropped massively- so I thought let’s go and get some waterproof duvets and …

UK Mosques to Help Homeless, Poor in Winter

Preston mosques hand out clothes and food to rough sleepers More than one hundred rucksacks filled with warm clothing and food are due to be handed out to the city’s homeless this week PRESTON – With the beginning of the harsh winter season in the UK, British mosques have started to cooperate for raising donations …

This Pakistani Woman Feeds Hundreds of Needy Every Day

LAHORE – Supporting the needy in her village, a Pakistani woman has been feeding hundreds of hungry people daily at home. The woman, Rukhsana Izhar, inspired younger Pakistanis who started Rizq, a social entrepreneur project of young Pakistanis to feed the needy, Spotlight Humanity Facebook page cited Voice of America. Rizq was started in April …



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