Year 2020 at a glance
The beauty of being human is our resilient ability to adapt to any kind of situation that comes our way. The year 2020 was a difficult year where we faced new challenges and had some devastating losses. In spite of the challenges presented by 2020, the Muslim Association Of Lehigh Valley has provided many services throughout the year. Here are some highlights:
- Family Assistance Program launched a Community Support service to deliver groceries and other essential needs to the community in need.
- Outreach Committee started hosting Allentown Soup Kitchen every Wednesday. Feeding 60 plus every week till now.
- Outreach Committee distributed more then 100 winter jackets to the community and the community in large.
- MALV hosted Red Cross Blood Drive.
- With lockdown in place, and safety measures enacted Ramadan and EID has been observed very differently. MALV hosted drive thru iftaars and drive thru Eid Celebrations.
- We also celebrated class of 2020, drive thru celebration.
- We hosted Movie Under the Star event.
- We successfully moved all the lectures and dars online.
These are some of the highlights but list goes on and on…..
We first thank Allah(swt) for giving us the opportunity to serve our community and we pray to Allah(swt) to forgive our shortcomings. We wanted to thank our community for supporting us, coming to the drive thru Iftars and waiting in a long lines of cars, showing up in drive thru EID Celebrations with decorated cars, attending our online lectures and Dars, coming for Juma prayer and respectfully following strict polices…and list goes on and on.Without your support we cannot achieve anything, so we humbly ask you to keep supporting us and remember each other in your duas:
“O Allah, bring this year upon us with security, iman, safety, Islam, Your pleasure and protection from shaytan.” Ameen
We are planning some exciting new projects and amazing programs for the year 2021, so stay tuned for the updates.