Conducting relief aid work on an international level is a great service to humanity. A good charity organization however, also invests a sufficient amount of time and resources in local projects as well, particularly in the community or country where it is located. Muslim Aid has always had a keen eye on local news and events and we’re constantly searching for new opportunities to get involved and serve the community.
Last year, during Ramadan, as part of the serving the local community initiative, Muslim Aid workers carried out a campaign feeding the homeless. Last year also saw the unveiling of our Muslim Aid’s Warm Heart campaign which provided elderly and homeless people with warm clothes and blankets to cope with the English winters.
This coming Ramadan, Muslim Aid has exciting plans and ideas to serve the local community. We’ve just recently introduced a Feed the Fasting programme that has been quickly gaining attention online, especially through our Facebook page.
The idea behind it is simple. Simply donate your lunch money to the Feed the Fasting programme. Muslim Aid will provide food for those who are less fortunate and still fasting. That’s all there is to it. The great thing about this programme is that anyone can get involved because are no minimum requirements to participate. It’s just lunch money. Anyone can afford to donate their lunch. It just goes to show how much you care.
Furthermore, in addition to you participating in the event, you can get your friends, family and co-workers involved as well. Just tag the picture of the person you want to nominate and leave a caption in the comment box with the phrase “I want to nominate” followed by the person’s name.
You can post a picture of the food you donated to the Feed the Fasting on the Muslim Aid Facebook page. Simply take the following steps.
Get Involved This Ramadan!
Ramadan is a great time to get involved in charity work. The spiritual rewards and blessings are bigger and better which is why Ramadan brings about some of the most active participation among Muslims. The Feed the Fasting programme is great in the sense that people of all ages can get involved in it, particularly students and teenagers. It’s all about lending a helping hand in Ramadan so those who make the intention to fast but can’t always buy supplies for themselves can be better assisted.
For the latest news on Ramadan and other relief aid campaigns by Muslim Aid, be sure to visit our website and check out our blog for the latest updates and developments.