During the holiday season – a time of giving and sharing – the Dawoodi Bohra community volunteers of Calgary spread some joy by preparing and serving food to over 350 guests of The Mustard Seed homeless shelter.
With the help of their families, children from the Dawoodi Bohra community organised a “Meena Bazaar” – a fare for fashion and handicrafts – to help raise funds for the Pakistan Flood Victims.
The beginning of Fall marks “back to school” after a long summer vacation. It is certainly an exciting time for students. But for many families in Calgary, especially those with low incomes or who struggle with homelessness, “back to school” also puts a strain on domestic finances. School books, supplies and clothing can place an…
The Dawoodi Bohra community of Calgary organised a Blood Donation Drive in partnership with Canadian Blood Services on Victoria Day – a day of the year when, historically, a higher-than-normal level of traffic accidents increases the demand for blood. The Bohras’ blood donation drive attracted a great number of volunteers from the community, many of…
Keeping warm in winter is a challenge for homeless people. This Fall, volunteers from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Calgary helped young people without permanent shelter to prepare for colder temperatures by donating hats, underwear, mittens & gift cards.
The Dawoodi Bohra community of Calgary marked World Food Day 2021 by undertaking a four-day food drive in aid of the Veterans Food Bank in Calgary, which supports veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, Reserves and First Responders that are eligible for assistance.
The Dawoodi Bohras of Calgary participated in the 54th annual pathway and river clean-up. This is a yearly event coinciding with World Clean-up Day organised by the City of Calgary.
Volunteer Dawoodi Bohras partnered with Calgary’s Parks Department recently to help restore crucial marshland habitat and contribute to increasing the native flora, fauna and biodiversity as part of the City’s wide-ranging green initiative.
The actions of the Dawoodi Bohra children are a small but important step towards building a greener and more sustainable city.