Saturday, June 3, 2017

Canada: Canadian Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Donates $25,000 To Hospital Foundation in British Columbia


“Islam teaches us that we must strive for the betterment of humanity and vie with one another in good works. Through its various charity events throughout the country, including here in Salmon Arm"

Times of Ahmad | News Watch | US Desk
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By Link Staff | June 3, 2017

SHUSWAP – Hundreds gathered on May 21, 2017 in Salmon Arm, British Columbia to attend the annual “Run for Salmon Arm” organized by the Ahmadiyya Elders Association, an auxiliary organization of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada. More than 500 people participated in the charity walk, jog and run to raise funds for the Shuswap Hospital Foundation.

Her worship Nancy Cooper, Mayor of Salmon Arm, welcomed community members and expressed her gratitude to the Ahmadiyya Elders Association for organizing this humanitarian initiative. A cheque of $25,000 was presented to her for the Shuswap Hospital Foundation.

Lal Khan Malik, National President of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada, said “Islam teaches us that we must strive for the betterment of humanity and vie with one another in good works. Through its various charity events throughout the country, including here in Salmon Arm, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada is committed to raising funds for hospitals and other various community initiatives."

The run attracted more than 500 people from various parts of Canada, from Toronto to British Columbia, to raise funds for the Shuswap Lake General Hospital. Full details can be found at www.runforsalmonarm.ca

About the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at is a dynamic, fast-growing international Muslim community. Founded in 1889, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community spans over 200 countries with membership exceeding tens of millions. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at is the only Islamic organization to believe that the long-awaited messiah has come in the person of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1835-1908) of Qadian, India. The Community believes that God sent Ahmad, like Jesus, to end religious wars, condemn bloodshed and re-institute morality, justice and peace.

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