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Project Ramadan || Building Baskets, Building Bridges

Help feed the need! For $50, you can provide families with healthy, staple grocery items.

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*Islamic Relief Canada will be matching all donations dollar-for-dollar up to $75,000. Find out more.

How it works

  • Buy supplies

    We shop around for the best price on food items to keep baskets low in cost, but high in value. With help from our founding partner, the Muslim Welfare Centre, Project Ramadan buys in bulk - before fundraising officially kicks off - so baskets are ready posthaste! Have a connection that could help source supplies? Contact us.

  • Raise money

    Calling all donors - we need you! Your gift of $50 means those in need have direct access to items like rice, flour, canned goods and so much more. More than 10,000 Torontonians aren't sure where there next meal is coming from - let's change that together. Want to make a difference? Donate today.

  • Build baskets!

    Here's the fun part - each summer, hundreds of volunteers come together to make baskets, make friends, and above all, make a difference. With every minute of Project Ramadan time volunteered, we can focus resources on what we do best: building baskets, and building bridges. Join us - learn more about volunteering!

My Fundraising

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  • Project Ramadan

    Project Ramadan is a community based initiative that is currently in it’s seventh year and focuses on building food baskets for families in need. We partner with the Muslim Welfare Centre (MWC) which is a local organization that provides many different services to the community regardless of race, ethnicity, religion etc. Some of their services include a free medical clinic for those without OHIP, meals on wheels, nutrition programs with the TDSB and a foodbank. We partner specifically wit...

    Goal: $1500
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  • "A man's true wealth is the good he does in this world"

    Assalamu-Alikum Family and Friends, Ramadan has joined us for another year and it is already on its way out. Many of us awaited the arrival of this month with a mixture of anticipation and nerves as we prepared to keep some of the longest fasts of our lifetime. We have been blessed with full tables at suhoor and iftaar, the thought of which often make those last moments of the fast easier to bear. Many in our community, sometimes even our own neighbours, do not enjoy these same blessings.&n...

    Goal: $500
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  • Project Ramadan - Help me be a basket filler!

    This Ramadan is special for me because I always enjoy this time with family and friends, and helps me get closer to Allah. At the same time, it also makes me realise how lucky I am, and how many others may not have what I have. This Ramadan, I want to make a difference and give them an opporunity to also feel what I feel, everyday. Please help me reach my goal so that I can help the needy and feel that I can also make a difference at such a young age! At $50, a basket, help me sponsor 6 familes ...

    Goal: $300
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  • Let's Build OUR community

    Donate to an Awesome project; one that exists to assist the underserved communities in OUR city!got more questions: email me personally - hassan01syed@gmail.com - and I would love to give you my passionate spiel of the WHY and HOW!

    Goal: $1000
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  • 163rd IIT Ramadan Basket Fundraiser

    Assalamu Alaikum 163rd Families, Fasting is made so much easier when we know we have a healthyand fulfilling meal to look forward to at the end of our fast. To help ensure that all families in our community can enjoy the same meals that we get during Ramadan, 163rd will be participating in the Project Ramadan Basket Fundraiser and Building Event. By donating $50 to our Ramadan Basket Fundraiser, you can provide a family with a basket full of healthy grocery items such as chick peas, ho...

    Goal: $1000
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How can you help?

  • Donate

    For $50, you'll ensure an individual or family has enough on the table. So skip the coffee, brown bag a lunch and donate a basket to those in need - we can't thank you enough.

  • Volunteer

    Roll up your sleeves, don a healthy dose of sunblock, and build baskets! Can't attend a build? Flyer your local hangout for us - we'll provide the paper if you provide the selfies to prove it.

  • Spread the Word

    Help us get the word out! Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and there's always good, old fashioned talking about us to your family and friends - we're cool if you do it through text, though.