Tuesday 28, February 2012
ISOC Salford raises money for Human International Appeal
SALFORD'S Islamic Society raised more than £2,000 in two weeks for Human International Appeal by hosting exciting and entertaining activities.
From February 6 to 17, ISOC set up chocolate fountain displays and stalls selling books, art canvases and homemade cakes across the university’s main campus.
Other events included ‘Get Fit for Charity’ and a ‘Fifa Tournament’ which had an amazing response from donors.
Activities co-ordinator Maryum Khan, of the Islamic Society said: “We have been looking at our buckets and they have been filling up really fast”.
Each year, Islamic Societies across Britain organise events and activities to raise money for a charity of their choice.
year the society raised £700 for Islamic Relief, but wanted to make it
bigger and better this year.
The funds raised will go to Human
International Appeal which specialises in providing safe water to
orphans in underprivileged communities since 1991.
In the coming
weeks, Salford’s ISOC are planning more events such as ‘Islam Awareness
Week’ from February, 27 – March, 2 and ‘Syria Crisis Week’ March, 5 to
If you are interested in joining ISOC or simply want to
volunteer then feel free to contact a member of the committee on
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