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Ismaili CIVIC: Two Thousand Masks Donated to Support Food Banks
Ismaili CIVIC: Two Thousand Masks Donated to Support Food Banks
27 May 2020

Two thousand face masks were donated by Ismaili CIVIC in May 2020. Of these, one thousand were donated to Faiths United to support food banks serving some of London's hardest hit boroughs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ismaili CIVIC : Supporting Ealing Soup Kitchen on Eid ul-Fitr
Ismaili CIVIC : Supporting Ealing Soup Kitchen on Eid ul-Fitr
24 May 2020

To commemorate the auspicious occasion of Eid ul-Fitr, the Ismaili CIVIC team made a donation of 130 hot meals to the Ealing Soup Kitchen (ESK).

President of the Council for Kenya Shamira Dostmohamed delivers provisions to the National Police Service along with Safety and Security members Zahid Peermohamed and Sonya Nanji.
President of the Council for Kenya Shamira Dostmohamed delivers provisions to the National Police Service along with Safety and Security members Zahid Peermohamed and Sonya Nanji.
Kenyan Jamat serves those in need during pandemic
Kenyan Jamat serves those in need during pandemic
14 May 2020

During this time, through its Ismaili CIVIC initiative, the Kenyan Jamat has come together from across the country to volunteer time and resources to help those in need.

Ismaili Civic COVID-19 Volunteer Guidelines
Ismaili Civic COVID-19 Volunteer Guidelines
24 April 2020

Thank you for your support with the volunteer initiative to support those affected by COVID-19. However, the health and safety of our volunteers is our primary concern. We therefore ask that all volunteers comply with the following guidelines to participate in service which may require you to be physically present.

Ismaili CIVIC - COVID-19 Response
Ismaili CIVIC - COVID-19 Response
24 April 2020

The National Council is pleased to inform the Jamat of a new national community support initiative, under the Ismaili CIVIC umbrella, to support our local communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. We warmly invite all interested members of the Jamat to volunteer with various projects to support the needy during this challenging period.

Food Deliveries to Health Care Teams During COVID-19
Food Deliveries to Health Care Teams During COVID-19
18 April 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our health care workers put their health and lives at risk everyday to serve the communities around them. This remarkable service was appreciated by the nation. The Ismaili community recognised this service by offering multiple food deliveries to various hospitals around the UK.

South London Jamatkhana Serving the Local Community
South London Jamatkhana Serving the Local Community
6 April 2020

Voluntary service has been one of the guiding ethics of our faith for a thousand years. As well as serving the Jamat, this service extends to the communities in which we live through Ismaili CIVIC. This ethic of good citizenship and civil society has been exemplified by a team from South London Jamatkhana (SLJK).

 

Clean Up Australia 2020
Clean Up Australia 2020
Ismaili CIVIC volunteers in Australia come together for the environment
Ismaili CIVIC volunteers in Australia come together for the environment
2 April 2020

On the first day of March, Ismaili CIVIC volunteers in Australia came together with the aim to make a positive impact on the local environment, in particular, picking up litter to reduce the amount of waste present in parks, beaches, waterways, bushlands, and roadways. With 2.5 million tonnes of waste recorded across Australia each year, every effort to remove and recycle rubbish makes a sizable difference in keeping our environment protected and looking beautiful.

ANZ 10K Ismaili Civic Pledge
ANZ 10K Ismaili Civic Pledge
Ismaili Civic Pledge | Improving Quality of Life
Ismaili Civic Pledge | Improving Quality of Life
13 January 2020

TOGETHER WE MADE IT !

Ismaili volunteers help pack meals at the 9/11 Day of Service alongside the Los Angeles community.
Ismaili volunteers help pack meals at the 9/11 Day of Service alongside the Los Angeles community.
Ismaili volunteers honour historical day by feeding the hungry and providing service
Ismaili volunteers honour historical day by feeding the hungry and providing service
2 November 2019

As the US observed the anniversary of 9/11, Ismaili volunteers and their communities sought to honour the victims of the unforgettable day through charity and peaceful congregation. The 9/11 Day of Service hosted by L.A. Works has become among the nation’s largest annual charitable engagements with participation from over 1,000 volunteers. Ismaili volunteers participated in packaging over 300,000 meals to be distributed to children, families, seniors, and military veterans in the Los Angeles area who are at risk of hunger.

Ismaili youth from around the world have been making strides to bring about positive environmental change.
Ismaili youth from around the world have been making strides to bring about positive environmental change.
Young Ismailis work to find green solutions and preserve environment
Young Ismailis work to find green solutions and preserve environment
29 June 2019

Younger generations invariably inherit the earth from those who came before. It is often these youngsters who are leading action to create positive change in their surroundings. Here are some examples of inspiring stories of young members of the Jamat working to introduce sustainable and environmentally friendly practices in their communities.

Ismaili CIVIC Youth day was an opportunity for students in Quebec to put their learning into practice.
Ismaili CIVIC Youth day was an opportunity for students in Quebec to put their learning into practice.
Bait-ul Ilm students in Quebec join forces to care for the environment
Bait-ul Ilm students in Quebec join forces to care for the environment
26 June 2019

Last month, the Quebec Secondary Bait-ul Ilm team, in partnership with Ismaili CIVIC, organised its first ever Ismaili CIVIC Youth day. Secondary students between the ages of 12 and 18 from Brossard, Laval, Montreal, and Sherbrooke gathered, rolled up their sleeves, and actively contributed to their communities, serving both the natural and social environments in which they live. 

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