ICNA SISTERS CALGARY

WHO WE ARE

A fairly new chapter of ICNA Sisters Canada with three units and very dedicated and wonderful members and volunteers. We have been reaching out to our community for years and we participate in all the activities planned by ICNA Sisters.

OUR ONGOING PROJECTS

WOMEN & INDEGINOUS SHELTER DRIVE

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ICNA sisters Calgary is helping and visiting women shelters for more than 10 years. Standing and helping the vulnerable in our society is what we believe in and to play our role participate in food drives all year round, gifts and special visits to shelters on women’s day. We try to bring hope and smile to their faces with some special treatments like manicure, Henna, and some gifts and snacks to share.

NATIONAL NURSES' WEEK

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(May 6th to May 12th): For many years ICNA Sisters Calgary are appreciating nurses during nurses week. Due to Covid-19, last year we covered 5 hospitals with snacks, masks and scrub bags as a small token of thanks to our heroes, our frontline workers, our nurses. This year for Nurses week we are planning to give coffee with donuts to all five hospitals as a small token of thanks and appreciation for all the hard work, and being there for us, please donate generously to this cause.

WINTER CLOTHES & WATER FOR HOMELESS

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A new project started this year to help with winter mitts, gloves, toques, and water to the Homeless in our city during these turbulent times of COVID in collaboration with Be the change YYC. Please come forward and donate to help our fellow citizens in their difficult time with water and basic needs and necessities.

SENIOR'S HOME VISIT

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ICNA sisters Calgary is volunteering with nursing homes and senior homes for more than 5 years. We visit and spend time with our elderly, play games, read stories, share snacks and gifts with them. This year we are planning to send a small personal gift with a card to our respected seniors. "Those who do not show mercy to our young ones and do not realize the rights of our elders are not from us” (Prophet Mohammad)   

EARTH Day

ICNA sisters Calgary are working for many years on park cleaning, giveaway of reuse-able bags, indoor plants, and awareness campaigns to save our environment and Earth. This year Earth day Bus posters add awareness with Hadith on planting trees has been done. 

CANADA DAY

We celebrate Canada day for many years by thanking our police department, fire stations, libraries and many more by sending them thankyou notes and cakes for their services. We also participate in the Canada day sun festival and share our culture and traditions with fellow Canadians to bridge the gap and also celebrate diversity and inclusivity as Canada is a multicultural and diverse country.

KINDNESS DAY

Last year we ICNA sisters Calgary has started a new project. As a kind gesture, we gave out free coffee and drinks available to all fellow citizens at participating restaurants including Tim Hortons and Starbucks on Nov 13th, 2020 world kindness day during these turbulent times of COVID. This year we are planning to do a winter clothing drive for shelters and the homeless and will give them away on world kindness day. Come forward, donate and be part of this beautiful cause of kindness.

HIJAB & DAWAH BOOTH

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 ICNA sisters Calgary shares the blessing of Ramadan with all fellow Canadians, neighbors, community and colleagues. This year we came up with a resource guide for teachers for better understanding and to cater to the needs of Muslim students. Eid, our big celebration day, we share treats, cakes and so on with all our neighbors, colleagues and friends. This is one of the best ways to share love and peace.

EID and RAMADAN CELEBRATION

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 ICNA sisters Calgary shares the blessing of Ramadan with all fellow Canadians, neighbors, community and colleagues. This year we came up with a resource guide for teachers for better understanding and to cater to the needs of Muslim students. Eid, our big celebration day, we share treats, cakes and so on with all our neighbors, colleagues and friends. This is one of the best ways to share love and peace.

 

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