Ramadan Rush for Rewards 2018

Ramadan Rush for Rewards 2018

RAMADAN RUSH FOR REWARDS 2018
Ramadan Rush for Rewards 2018
This Ramadan, be a part of Muslim Women’s Alliance annual community service projects: Ramadan Rush for Rewards (RRR). Join hundreds of dedicated volunteers of all ages caring for people of all faiths and backgrounds!

“The example of those who spend their wealth in the way of Allah is like a seed of grain which grows seven spikes; in each spike is a hundred grains. And Allah multiplies His reward for whom He wills.” [Quran 2:261]

 

EVENT 3 – IFTAR WITH ROHINGYA’S REFUGEES
Celebrate Ramadan with Muslim Rohingya refugees! We will be enjoying food, sharing stories, and learning new traditions! This community iftar is open to all. We welcome all of you as our guest. Please RSVP so we can ensure we have an accurate headcount for food and because space is limited.

WHEN: Saturday, May 26th, 2018 at 6:30 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
WHERE: Rohingya Cultural Center (RCC) on Devon
2740 W Devon Ave.
Chicago, IL 60659
RSVP Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mwa-community-iftar-with-rohingya-refugees-tickets-46082188065

EVENT 4 – COMFORT, CARE & COLLECT
Head into the last ten days of Ramadan with a community service activity for the whole family. On Saturday, June 2nd, join Muslim Women’s Alliance volunteers to make blankets, assemble ChemoCare kits, pack meals for local food pantries and collect for Refugee Eid Gift Drive.

Our annual “Comfort, Care & Collect” service project is about gathering volunteers together to make and immense impact in the community on multiple levels. We are #StrongerTogether. Please donate generously.

WHEN: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018
11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
WHERE: Orland Park Prayer Center
16530 104th Ave.
Orland Park, IL 60467

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EVENT 5 – WORDS TO LIVE BY
Learn to gain a deeper connection with our Lord and find new ways to call on Him. This year we have a special surprise for you ladies. Come to the events to find out what it is! Do not miss out on this spiritual workshop with 3 inspirational women scholars. This class will be taught by Hafidha Mayam Salman, Alimah Sana Mohiuddin, and Tayyaba Syed.

Alimah Sana Mohiuddin has a graduate degree in family marital therapy, and received her ijaza in Islamic jurisprudence, Quranic explanation, and hadith from Jaamia Zaynab lil banaat in Lusaka, Zambia. She is currently teaching various courses at Ribaat, and is a mother of five living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Maryam Salman spent an initial period of three years in Damascus during the late nineties studying Arabic and Shafi’I jurisprudence. She completed the memorization of the Qur’an and received an ijaza in Qur’anic recitation from the late Syrian scholar, Shaykh Abu al-Hasan al-Kurdi. She has been actively involved in teaching both privately and in classroom settings to women, teenagers and children. She continues her Islamic studies at the Ribaat Academic Institute. She graduated with a degree in early childhood and elementary education and resides in Chicago with her husband and three children.

Award-winning author and journalist Tayyaba Syed is a UIC graduate and has been writing professionally since college. Her work has been featured in numerous publications like NPR, Islamic Horizons and Chicago Parent about topics ranging from family and faith to health and current affairs. Currently, Tayyaba is pursuing parallel degrees in Qur’anic recitation, Arabic and Islamic Studies with the Ribaat Academic Program. She began formally studying the traditional sciences after motherhood and has since been teaching lessons from the Seerah and Islamic history to local women and youth as a mentor. Alongside this, she works for Daybreak Press, has written for 20+ book titles including Encyclopedia Britannica and Noor Kids and travels extensively to perform as a Muslim storyteller. Tayyaba lives with her husband and three children in the Northwest suburbs.

WHEN: Sunday, May 20th, 2018
2:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
WHERE: MECCA Center
16W560 91st St.
Willowbrook, IL 60527

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/words-to-live-by-part-1-tickets-46255863533

WHEN: Sunday, May 27th, 2018
2:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
WHERE: IFS
300 W Highridge Rd.
Villa Park, IL 60181

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/words-to-live-by-part-2-tickets-46255865539

WHEN: Sunday, June 3rd, 2018
2:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
WHERE: MEC
8601 Menard Ave.
Morton Grove, IL 60053

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/words-to-live-by-part-3-tickets-46255872560

WHEN: Sunday, June 10th, 2018
2:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
WHERE: ICW
900 E Geneva Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/words-to-live-by-part-4-tickets-46255880584

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MWA thrives on your donations to fund the many community service and philanthropic events that would not be possible without your donations. JazakAllah Khair in advance!

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