The Dawoodi Bohra community of the Greater Vancouver Area coordinated a Canada-wide Bohra effort to collect supplies and financial donations to support ongoing relief efforts in aid of communities severely impacted by the recent floods in lower mainland BC.
The Dawoodi Bohra community of Edmonton marked Islamic Heritage Month (Canada) and World Food Day 2021 by cooking and donating fresh hot meals to Wings of Providence, a non-profit second stage shelter.
Dawoodi Bohra members had collected over 350 pieces of essential winter clothing consisting of winter jackets for children and adults, scarves, toques and gloves. Over two weekends, members of all ages came together to help inspect, clean, fold, categorize, pack neatly into boxes, and finally drop them off at IFSSA just in time for the arriving Afghan refugees.
Thirty members of the Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver recently partnered with the City of Surrey’s Releaf Tree Planting programme to plant 15 trees at the Hazelnut Meadows Community Park.
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.
On Saturday, October 2nd, 2021, young members of the Mississauga Dawoodi Bohra community planted over 80 trees to contribute to the City’s initiative to plant 1 million trees by 2032. Volunteers also spent two hours working hard to beautify a road near their masjid.
The Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver was honored to host the Consul General of India to Vancouver, Mr. Manish, at their community center Saifee Markaz. The Consul General was accompanied by his colleagues, Consul Mr. Rahul Negi and Consul Mr. Manjish Grover.
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.
Mustafa Raja, the 14-year old tennis champion from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver, was recently crowned victor of the Tennis British Columbia Provincial 5-Star 14-and-Under Championships in both the singles and doubles category, winning both tournaments without dropping a set.