Ilford Mosques Raise Funds for Children’s Hospice

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 Mosques in Ilford have come together to raise funds for the Richard House Children’s Hospice.

The Al Falah Mosque along with Newham North Islamic Association, Tauheed Masjid, Quwwatul Islam Masjid and Forest Gate Masjid raised £2,500 in order to aid the work of the centre which supports young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions.

As a charity, Richard House’s services are free of charge to the families supported and the majority of their funding is thanks to the generosity of the public.

The hospice’s chief executive, Chris Baker, said,

We are absolutely delighted that these mosques are continuing to support us as we rely on the generosity of our donors to raise the majority of our funding.

Half of the children we work with are from Muslim families and we hope this will also help us to spread awareness of our services and our need for donations, so that we can help more families who need our support.”

Source: Ilford Recorder

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