Accomplishments

  • Weekly serving of hot meals and sandwiches at various shelters and food banks
  • OngoingIslamic funeral services for the deceased and support to grieving families; subsidized or provided free for the needy
  • Holiday Programs – providing non-perishable food for the whole month of Ramadan to low income and refugee families
  • Established a Halal food section at the Hopelink Food Bank – this is a first at any food bank
  • Partnership with resettlement agencies to provide assistance to incoming refugee families – housing, household items, furniture, clothing, vocational services and transportation
  • Adopt a Family Program to match refugee families and families in need with local host families
  • Counseling and support for Muslim sisters  – domestic violence, family issues etc.in coordination with API Chaya and other organizations
  • Ongoing support for the Bellevue backpack program that provides ready to eat meals to needy students in the Bellevue School district.
  • Hospice visits and coordination with local hospitals/funeral homes to educate on the caring of sick and dying Muslim patients
  • Islamic funeral rites workshops conducted at various Masajids
  • Monthly Health clinic at Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) providing quality healthcare free to those in need
  • Provide tents, sleeping bags, hygiene kits etc. to Tent City Encampments and to the Urban Rest Stop
  • Legal clinic at Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) in partnership with King County Bar Association and MELAW providing legal services free to those in need
  • Days for Girls International –monthly project to stitch and assemble feminine hygiene kits for women & girls in poor countries
  • Elder care programs to bring seniors in our community together for activities and social connection
  • Ongoing sandwich making and distribution to the needy at North Helpline in Seattle – last Sat. of each month.
  • Providing hot meals at the Sophia Way Women’s shelter in Bellevue – Last Tuesday of each month
  • Support for Tent City and Camp Unity homeless shelters – hot meals, supplies etc.
  • Partnership with Habitat for Humanity and other agencies to support low income housing development in the Puget Sound area