Hunger-Relief Service Day in Partnership with the Central Texas Food Bank: Sharing Our Compassion this Eid-al-Adha Weekend with Austin-Area Families in Need
"Believe in Allah and His messenger, and spend (in charity)..." Quran (57:7); “(The righteous are those) who feed the poor, the orphan..." Quran (76:8-9). Muslim Space believes that the collective participation in service projects strengthens our Muslim community’s internal bonds and fosters unity across our larger Austin community, while simultaneously promoting the beauty and core values of Islam. Let’s join together to work with the Central Texas Food Bank and share our COMPASSION this Eid-al-Adha weekend with Austin-area families in need.
This service project is a family affair, scheduled for August 25, 2018 at the Central Texas Food Bank (Food Bank). We invite adults and children to assist in feeding our neighbors in need. Appropriate for ages 8 and up.
To register for this event, please follow Steps 1-2 below. Registration begins June 25, 2018. Registration deadline: Thursday, August 23rd. For more information about this event, including Food Bank policies, please see below.
Step 1: If you do not have an existing account with the Central Texas Food Bank, create one here and sign in. If you have an account, sign in here. Step 2: Register here for the event on Saturday, August 25th, 9 am - 12 pm. *Please note that all members of a household need to be registered separately, including children. Children need to be at least 8 years old to participate.
The mission of the Central Texas Food Bank is to nourish hungry people and lead the community in ending hunger. The Central Texas Food Bank distributed nearly 34 million pounds of food in its last fiscal year.
Important Reminders: Food Bank policy requires that all volunteers be in appropriate attire in order to enter the workspace. Please dress comfortably and note that anyone wearing sleeveless tops or open-toed shoes will not be permitted into the warehouse to volunteer.
As a safety precaution, the Food Bank reserves the right to turn away volunteers who arrive late to their scheduled shift. Please ensure that you arrive on time.