Al-Anwar Al-Najafiyia Foundation for Culture & Development launched its annual program for the distribution of the Ramadan food baskets and 2,230 food baskets were distributed at the headquarters of the Foundation.
Hajj Qasim Mohi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Foundation, indicated that the Foundation has started distributing Ramadan food baskets to the families of orphans and needy families who are registered in the database of the Foundation, during the past two days as a first phase as the blessed month of Ramadan approaches.
Mohi stated that the number of beneficiaries in the first phase is 2230 in Al-Najaf Al-Ashraf throughout the two past days. However, the distribution will continue before and throughout the holy month of Ramadan to support the families of orphans and needy people.
He added that the basket contains the following: (rice, sugar, oil, milk, tea, lentils, tomato paste, and legumes) and other foodstuffs that are used during the blessed month of Ramadan.
He also mentioned that the program has started in Al-Najaf Al-Ashraf and will also be taking off in other provinces of Iraq according to the set plan of the Foundation so as to cover as much as possible of the families of orphans and needy people.
Coinciding with the anniversaries of the birth of pure Imams (A.S) and the birth of the savior of humanity, Imam Mahi (may Allah hasten his appearance), the staff of the Foundation distributed meals to orphans and their families in honor of this auspicious occasion.
Hajj Qasim Mohi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Foundation indicated that the Foundation distributed lunch meals to 25 orphans and arrange a Zyarah to the holy shrine of Imam Ali (A.S) and celebrating this occasion.
He added that the Foundation invests in these religious occasions to take care of orphans and their families as well as needy people and provide them with different kinds of support as highly recommended by the General Secretary of the Foundation.
Besides, the families of orphans expressed their thanks and appreciation for the efforts made by the staff of the foundation in carrying out these initiatives.
Al-Anwar Al-Najafiyia Foundation for Culture and Development held a festival for orphans on the occasion of the mid of Sha`ban, and the commemoration of the birth of Imam Mahdi (may hasten his appearance). Where, during the festival, financial gifts were given to orphans, and meals for them and their families and arranging their Zyarah to the commander of the faithful, Imam Ali (A.S), to express their congratulations and conduct religious rituals.
The Deputy Secretary-General, Hajj Qasim Mohi, stated that the staff of the foundation held a festival for orphans and their families; to bring joy and happiness to their hearts, on the occasion of the half of Shaban, and to commemorate the birth of the awaited Imam Mahdi (may hasten his appearance).
Mohi added saying that the festival included the distribution of financial gifts and meals to orphans and their families and the organization of a worship trip to the shrine of the Commander of the Faithful (A.S). For the believers to participate in the faith atmosphere, and to commemorate religious rituals.
He also confirmed that the foundation has prepared plans for the blessed month of Ramadan and that there will be special programs for families of orphans and poor families to take care of them and relieve their suffering.
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