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Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers, Facilitating Access

Giving Tuesday November 28, 2017

Islamic Social Services Association’s
Fundraising Goal
Operations/Programming Cost: $50,000

Join the Movement & Give Back
November 28th, 2017

Peace be with you!

Islamic Social Services Association (ISSA) is a non-profit organization that provides a wide range of services to Muslim newcomers, refugees and established Canadian Muslims.

Giving Tuesday is here! Islamic Social Services Association is asking for your help to achieve our goal and raise $50,000 for our 2018 operation costs and programming. ISSA works with limited staff; we have two full-time employees, two part-time employees and a volunteer Executive Director. Our employees are funded through grants we received, from thoughtful donors and fundraisers we host during the year.

Your donation helps ISSA assist Muslim newcomers, refugees and established Canadian Muslims contribute to Canadian society by:

• Preventing CFS involvement for families through counseling, mediation and advocacy.
• Helping families and individuals navigate systems in pursuance of positive outcomes.
– CFS, EIA, immigration, education, legal, courts, police, medical and other systems
• Providing culturally and spiritually compatible services such as parenting classes.
• Recruiting foster parents and child placement management.
• Providing mediation services, family support services, psycho/social/spiritual care for the Muslim population.
• Providing youth summer programming and youth support.

ISSA is one of the leading organizations devoted to anti-racism collaborations, education and promoting human rights for all Canadians.

ISSA has assisted over 100 families in the last three years alone. We have prevented CFS involvement for families through preventative intervention and advocacy. ISSA serves 52 cultural communities that comprise the Canadian Muslim community. Our services are free, non partisan and within the paradigm of multiculturalism and human rights.

We thank you in advance for your support! Your donation is greatly appreciated and helps Islamic Social Services Association assist Muslim newcomers, refugees and established Canadian Muslims.

• Donate online at Donate Now at Canada Helps
• Call our office at 204-944-1560 or
• Send a cheque to:
Islamic Social Services Association
200 – 72 Princess Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3B 1K2

Donate by December 31, 2017 to receive a charitable tax receipt for your 2017 return! Please keep us in mind as you make your end-of-year donations.

Sincerely,

Shahina Siddiqui

About ISSA

Social Services

ISSA provides social services to individuals based on their personal requirements. We offer direct service and support to individuals and communities by collaborating and integrating into mainstream health and social services of our community.

Muslim Community

ISSA provides information, training and events with the goal of strengthening the opportunities and potential of the Muslim community in Canada. We collaborate with other organizations and individuals to deliver quality service to participants that address the needs of Muslims.

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Education Institutions

ISSA provides information and training to mainstream organizations that increase their ability to provide culturally competent services. ISSA also arranges and provides mosque tours for mainstream groups that are interested in learning more about the Muslim community.

 

ISSA in the Media

ISSA provides knowledgeable information to the media and addresses human rights issues that impact Muslims and Canadians as a whole. Members of ISSA are featured in many news articles, news releases, television interviews and video interviews.
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