Thursday, October 29, 2009

Mosque Members Share Bounty with the Needy

Chino, CA (source: Press Enterprise) Ten members of the Chino Mosque went to downtown LA to distribute food to well over 250 people. The response from the crowd was that of thanks and gratitude. One Lady approached in a wheelchair and commented that this was her first meal in more than 48 hrs.

Mr. Khan, General Secretary of the LA East Chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community commented, "Members of the Mosque had a chance to reflect on the hunger in the world and in our own backyard. Mother Earth can produce more food than we need; it is our man-made systems that fail to administer this supply equitably or provide sustenance to all."

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is known for its services to humanity and
and has built over 500 schools, and more than 30 hospitals The community has been at the forefront of disaster-relief efforts in the United States and in other parts of the world through an independent charitable organization, Humanity First ( .

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