The blood drive was an initiative Ismaili CIVIC, a global initiative that brings Ismaili Muslims together to support their local communities through voluntary service; an expression of the Islamic values of service, compassion and generosity.
Glass Door, a locally based charity that coordinates the UK’s largest open-access network of emergency winter shelters, food and support services for people affected by homelessness.
Swindon Food Collective is a local food bank that aims to help people who are suffering from financial hardship and finding it difficult to provide food for themselves, their family or dependants.
The Outreach Portfolio under the ISMAILI CIVIC banner distributed food during Ramadan to 1,000 families in Kampala, Uganda.
In August 2020, Government supplied food boxes for previously shielding and vulnerable families were brought to a stop.
The Royal London Hospital in particular has worked hard to care for the local community, which includes several BAME communities which have been adversely affected by the
spread of coronavirus.
A little over a year ago, the United Kingdom, along with the rest of the world, went into lockdown to protect people from Covid-19. Businesses, schools, places of worship, and even medical services closed. For many people, the lifelines they had come to rely on had been taken away overnight.
Ismaili CIVIC is a global programme under which the Jamat throughout the world has united around a mission to serve humanity by rendering services to improve the quality of life of the communities in which they live. This international endeavour reflects the community’s ethic of civic engagement and good citizenship, exemplifying Islam’s core values of service, peace, compassion and care for the vulnerable.
The Ismaili Centre, London has opened as a new rapid Covid-19 Testing Centre for the Jamat, residents, businesses and visitors from across the borough.
In December, Ismaili CIVIC Brighton partnered with The Trussell Trust and The Whitehawk Foodbank to collect donations of non-perishable food items such as rice, pasta and tinned food to support the homeless and vulnerable in the city.
The Shia Ismaili Muslim community in the UK has joined forces with food charity FareShare to provide essential meal supplies for disadvantaged and vulnerable people across the UK.