Mosque fundraisers pay a visit to Richard House

Published: February 5, 2015

Imams from some of the mosques involved in raising £17,000 for Richard House

Local imams from some of the fourteen mosques in East London who raised an incredible £17,000 for Richard House paid a special visit to the hospice today.

Their visit came after an incredible fundraising campaign took place in participating mosques in Newham, Redbridge and Waltham Forest on the busiest Friday prayers of the year, December 26. Mr Abdullah Dalal spokesperson for the fourteen mosques said:

“The Muslim community in East London has contributed to many charitable projects nationally and internationally. We decided to come together and raise money for a local charity, and selected Richard House due to its amazing work with children and young adults, and with its 15th year anniversary being celebrated in 2015.”

The mosques who participated in the fundraiser were:  

  • Quwwat-Ul-Islam Society Masjid (Upton Lane)
  • Islamic Centre Upton Park (Selwyn Road, Plaistow)
  • Markaz ud Da’wah wal Irshad, (Plashet Grove, East Ham)
  • Seven Kings Muslim Educational Trust (Redbridge)
  • Ilford Muslim Society Masjid-E-Dawatul Islam (Balfour Road, Ilford, Redbridge)
  • Masjid-e-Tauheed (High St. North, Manor Park)
  • Masjid Al Falah (Kensington Gardens, Ilford, Redbridge)
  • Forest Gate Masjid (Romford Rd)
  • Masjid-E-Usman (Ashville Road, Leyton)
  • Leytonstone Masjid (Dacre Road, Leytonstone)
  • Newham United (Plaistow)
  • Masjid ul Hidayah, (Church Road, Manor Park)
  • East End Islamic Centre (Plashet Road, Plaistow)
  • At Taqwa Trust (Chadwell Heath)

Pictured: Imams from some of the mosques involved in the fundraising effort visit Richard House