CivicMuslims celebrated their 5th anniversary at a luncheon in Toronto on Sunday, December 3 with a major announcement about the future of the non-profit organization. “Today, we are announcing that CivicMuslims will become Canada’s first Muslim Volunteer Centre,” Mohamed Awad, founder of CivicMuslims, told the audience. “Five years ago,
(May 3, 2015) – CivicMuslims volunteers took part in a community tree planting on April 25th at Rattray Marsh in Mississauga to mark Earth Day’s 45th anniversary. “The invasive emerald ash borer beetle is killing Rattray Marsh’s ash trees,” states the Credit Valley Conservation on their website. The
Canadian Muslims marked Earth Hour on Saturday evening in Toronto with a candlelit dinner and conversation about climate change and the current state of the environment. “Earth Hour is a global movement that unites individuals in protecting the environment,” Muaz Nasir, Founder of the Think Green Khutbah Campaign and Khaleafa.
A recent collaboration with Habitat for Humanity Toronto by the CivicMuslims organization helped their volunteers appreciate the importance of safe and accessible housing. “We hope that volunteers take home the importance of advocating for accessible housing and the vital role safe communities play in creating a more livable society,” Muaz
Greater Toronto Area Muslims came out on Sunday to take part in a national environmental program, the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, joining with other citizens who are seeking to reduce the harmful effects of litter on fragile aquatic ecosystems and their surrounding shoreline environments. “Shoreline cleanups are important because they