In the Spirit of Ramadan: Service and Fellowship

29 Jun

The American Palestinian Women’s Association
Serving Dinner to 200 Homeless Individuals
July 1st, 2016
5 PM
916 G St. NW, Washington, DC.

featured1On Friday, July 1st, the last Friday of Ramadan, American Palestinian Women’s Association (PAWA) is organizing, preparing, and serving  dinner to a group of homeless individuals in support of Arab America’s  Ramadan feeding program “Hummus for the Homeless”.

With the help of generous donors from Arab and Muslim Americans, Arab America’s “Hummus for the Homeless” program has provided hummus and a warm dinner to DC’s homeless community on every Friday during Ramadan. This Friday, APWA volunteers will serve 200 homeless individuals at 5 pm, at 916 G St. NW, Washington, DC.

Ramadan is a time of giving back, reflecting on one’s life, and reminding one’s self of the less fortunate who suffer day to day. Ramadan Kareem.

Below is a list of requested donations

  • Hummus
  • Bread
  • Rice and Pasta dishes
  • Pizza
  • Salad
  • Watermelon

They are also accepting the following donations

  • Botteled Water
  • Small soaps
  • Laundry soap (small)
  • Sanitary napkins (small box)

Please deliver the food or other items by 3:30 pm to Catholic Charities at 916 G St. NW Washington, DC 20001. If you need assistance when you’re delivering, call (313) 617-6000 or (313) 999-6000. If you are interested in being part of this effort, or for more information, please text *(202) 374 6045.

2 Responses to “In the Spirit of Ramadan: Service and Fellowship”

  1. July 21, 2016 at 1:31 am #

    I stand in solidarity with each Palestinian supported by your wonderful organization. Please know that every act of kindness offered me by Palestinians of all geographies is gratefully received. In order to understand more fully I am studying Arabic at a local Masjid and am discovering the amazing depth of the language every day.
    شكرا جزيلا


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