Toronto Muslim Welfare and charity open Arctic Food Bank

SHAFAQNA – According to reported that ”  The Arctic Food Bank was announced in September of 2014. Located behind the Midnight Sun Mosque, its shelves are stocked with food from the Muslim Welfare Centre, a charity organization based in Toronto. Muhammed Ali, the centre’s vice president, says that people have been asking why his organization decided to help establish a food bank so far from Toronto. “I say, ‘Why not?’ if there is a need,” he says. “This is Canada. We are going out of the country, we go thousands and thousands of kilometres to the other countries of the world to help. Why not help the people here first?”

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