Minhaj Welfare Foundation, an international humanitarian organisation working in the developing world is also helping deprived communities in the UK.
Minhaj Welfare Foundation’s initiated a community ‘Food Bank’ on Wednesday 24th December 2014 (Christmas Eve) in London. The main aim of the event was to highlight the ever growing concern of extreme poverty in the UK.
Dawood Mash’hadi, Managing Director of MWF said: “we hope that this could be the stepping stone of many more food banks to come.”
Working with a local charity based in East London called RAMP (Refugee and Migrant Project) who work with deprived communities of all faiths and backgrounds, MWF provide a cooked meal on Christmas Eve outside the Minhaj-ul-Quran mosque in Forest Gate and also distributed food (tinned) items to poor families.
Lyn Brown MP of East Ham showed her appreciation and said that “more of these food banks need to be setup across London”.
Mary Barrow of RAMP said: “We are ever grateful to the Minhaj Welfare Foundation for providing this opportunity to our group, it is really a community spirit.”
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Notes to Editors
1. Minhaj Welfare Foundation (MWF) is a Worldwide Humanitarian Development Organization founded in 1989, with its UK & EU head office in London. We have sub branches in over 90 countries in Africa, Asia, Middle East and Europe. For further information please visit our websitewww.minhajwelfare.org
2. RAMP (Refugee and Migration Project); http://www.renewalprogramme.org.uk/
3. For further information, please contact Adnan Sohail on 0300 30 30 777 or 07984565896.