Situated a stone’s throw from Toronto, Mississauga is a vibrant mosaic of people from all walks of life. For over 15 years, more than 400 Bohra families have contributed to Mississauga’s bustling growth and with new families arriving each year, the Mississauga community continues to grow from strength to strength.
Mississauga is home to one of the largest masjids in North America. Situated in the northern part of the City, the masjid in Mississauga is vital to the spiritual and material uplift of its congregants. The masjid was constructed in 2015 and uses materials from various parts of the world, including the renowned rose-orange stone sourced from Jordan for the facade of the structure.
Pleased to join congregants at Anjuman-e-Fakhri for #CanadaDay flag raising ceremony. Thank you for the tour of the organization and for giving back to the community during these challenging times. pic.twitter.com/a9xXGnMXai
— Nina Tangri (@ninatangri) July 2, 2020
The Mississauga congregation hosted MPP Nina Tangri for the annual flag hoisting ceremony on Canada Day (July 1, 2020). The programme included a video introduction of the Dawoodi Bohras in Canada, multiple speeches and talks, and a tour of the Mississauga masjid.
The Shamshuddin family teamed up to contribute their part toward #COVID19 efforts. The #Mississauga trio hand-sewed and delivered over 500 scrub caps and face masks to hospitals in the #GreaterTorontoArea @THP_hospital @NYGH_News @UnityHealthTO pic.twitter.com/GDnrB8lStq
— The Dawoodi Bohras of Canada 🇨🇦 (@Bohras_Canada) May 6, 2020
Volunteers Huseina and Shamshuddin pledged over 300 masks for front-line medical staff at multiple hospitals in the Greater Toronto Area. Various members from within the community contributed to the COVID-19 relief effort, including monetary and material donati
I would like to send a special thank you to Anjuman-e-Fakhri and the entire @Dawoodi_Bohras organization for generously donating $9,500 to the #Mississauga @Food_Bank. That’s 19,000 meals for hungry families impacted by #COVID19. Thank you for your generosity! pic.twitter.com/RNPGm48wyS
— Bonnie Crombie 🇨🇦 (@BonnieCrombie) April 23, 2020
Anjuman-e-Fakhri responded to Mayor Crombie’s call to support the Mississauga Food Bank and raised the equivalent of 19,000 meals for families across Mississauga.