Every year during the blessed month of Ramadan we strive to support local schools organising their Iftar Dinners hosting students and parents, teachers and community leaders, Muslims and Non-Muslims to break bread, share a meal and unite as a school community. A great demonstration of our multicultural Australia.
It is amazing to see so many students, teachers, staff and supportive parents from all backgrounds together in the spirit of sharing food and stories.
Members of Federal parliament, NSW parliament, mayors, councillors and community leaders gathered with students and their families shared meals over warm conversations.
On Monday 4th of April, Australian International Academy in Kellyville hosted their Iftar dinner. What an amazing event. Brother Omar Al-Jamal highlighted the significance of charity during Ramadan.150 students enjoyed delicious food while being part of a very engaging program led by teacher Walid Ahmed Quran and Islamic Studies Coordinator.
Meanwhile Punchbowl Public School held their iftar dinner on the 6th April, a great night jam-packed with VIP’s, students and parents, they all enjoyed the iftar dinner in an amazing atmosphere. Sr. Raghda Assoum represented Human Appeal and described Ramadan Projects this year.
On the 6th April Unity Grammar held another successful Multifaith Iftar with schools from across Sydney representing diverse faith and cultures. Federal member Anne Stanley MP, Liverpool Councillor Mazhar Hadid, community leaders, teachers and students enjoyed the night sponsored by Human Appeal Australia to support stronger coherence and communities.
On the 7th April Human Appeal Australia supported the newly introduced Ramadan dinner initiative at Macquarie Field High School. A Jam packed hall with parents, teachers and students enjoyed the food and raised money to sponsor an orphan with Human Appeal.
Meanwhile on the same day Birrong Boys High School held their iftar dinner at the Himalayan Emporium in Bankstown. CCBC Mayor Khal Asfour congratulated the school’s community on the arrival of the blessed month, while Human Appeal’s Volunteers Coordinator Raghda Assoum highlighted the most important projects Human Appeal is initiating this Ramadan. Principal Mr Darren Stevens and School’s CLO Ms Souhair Afiouny welcomed the guests into the dinner. wonderful turnout and delicious food for a good cause.