IMO Food Bank
The food bank is opened every Friday (except on holiday week-ends) from 2:30 – 4:00 PM.
Working to end hunger in our communities by,
- Providing food and supplies to the poor and needy people.
- Mobilizing larger support, involvement and performance.
- Creating social change to reduce poverty through education and demonstration.
The I.M.O food bank was founded and launched in April 1999 as part of its Social Services program, and in response to hunger in our communities – all nationalities, muslims and non-muslims alike.
The weekly food bank empowers the I. M. O. (a non-profit organization) to help feed the poor and needy people, and improve their lives. We do this by distributing perishable (frozen meats) and non-perishable food products; and by educating and engaging our communities in the fight against hunger and poverty.
The food bank receives food donations from individuals and companies with unsaleable stocks. Because of this support, we were able to help more than 2,000 families over the years. We urge you to support our efforts by donating canned and boxed dry groceries, bakery products, and personal hygiene or household cleaning items
Monthly Food Distribution
A reminder to all our friends who care, let’s roll up the sleeves and feed the poor and needy in the city. The event takes place at the IMO every Third Sunday of the month at 11.00 a.m. Insha-Allah. The schedule for the years 2010 – 2012 as follows:
If you would like to sponsor a month (based on the availability dates as noted above), make a monetary contribution or contact Brother Ameer Ali (416)-258-2442.
“Charity does not decrease wealth” (Hadith: Muslim 4- 1369 – 6254).
Janaza (Funeral Prayer)
The International Muslim Organization of Toronto can accommodate the Muslim community to have Janazah prayers at the Mosque.
The IMO will be providing the following services in the near future:
- Body washing or Ghusl.
- Wrapping (Kafan) of the Mayyit.
- Transportation (Hearse) of the Mayyit.
For more information regarding this service, please contact:
Contact information for members of the board can be found here.
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