Congratulations to the University of Southampton Islamic Society (ISOC) who have raised an incredible £31,232 for Charity Week! This week the event ran over two weeks introduced many online events to allow fundraising to continue during the pandemic. In their blog below ISOC tell us more about their fundraising and the important work Charity Week supports every year.
Islamic Society (ISOC) takes part in an annual youth volunteer-led campaign known as Charity Week, a campaign with a 100% donation policy, funded by Islamic relief. What sets charity week aside from other fundraising initiatives is our vision- unity. We believe that … Read the rest
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The team received two awards from Islamic Relief for their recent Charity Week fundraising after they raised an incredible £17,743.37.
Islamic Society received the Crystal award for the ‘most unique event’ after they held a plant sale on the Redbrick, as well as being awarded the ‘best display of unity’. “This is considered to be the most prestigious award, which we received for our Reading vs Surrey vs Southampton charity football tournament” the team says.
Charity Week is a global initiative by Islamic Relief to raise money for orphans and children in need in 7 countries worldwide; the money … Read the rest
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This Saturday 20 October sees the official launch of the new Islamic prayer facilities at the University of Southampton, and the Islamic Society have helped to mark the occasion by organising a small opening ceremony from 1pm which culminates with the mid-day prayer at 1:30pm.
Among the guests will be Prince Badr Ben Saud Al Saud, Professor of Islamic studies in AbdulAziz University, and Dr Ibrahim Dawlish from Alqaseem University.
This event is in recognition of the successful transformation of the prayer facilities, which have undergone significant refurbishment to double the capacity, provide a more easily accessible entrance and improve … Read the rest
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