We can make a difference: Join Little Mosque in the fight against hunger
Little Mosque on the Prairie's cast and crew, in association with the CBC, Canadian Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CAN), Muslim Association of Canada (MAC), Islamic Institute of Toronto (IIT) and MuslimServ, are asking YOU to join us in the fight against hunger.
Below are a few ways that you can offer support in your community. Watch for updates as more information rolls in!
TORONTO: WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
DECEMBER 5 | CBC's 'SOUNDS OF THE SEASON' FOOD DRIVE
A day of special programming featuring an all-star lineup of this city's hottest talent, musical guest includes Divine Brown, Molly Johnson, the Barenaked Ladies and cast members of the Sound of Music. Viewers are invited to drop in meet the cast of Little Mosque and other CBC personalities, enjoy live broadcast of Metro Morning (6:30 - 7:00 am), Here & Now (3:00 - 6:00 pm) with special guest Zaib Shaikh at the legendary Glenn Gould Studio. Among this years' incredible auction items is an opportunity to win the ultimate Little Mosque Set Tour.
Admission is free with a food donation - all in support of the DAILY BREAD FOOD BANK.
Complete program listing, locations and details at: http://www.cbc.ca/toronto/features/sots2008/
DECEMBER 8 | EID-AL-ADHA CELEBRATIONS
In the Muslim Community, the food drive swings into gear with Eid-al-Adha celebrations. Attendees are encouraged to drop off non-perishable food items at various Eid gatherings including MAC's Eid prayer and festivities at the Exhibition Place in Toronto, IIT's prayers in Scarborough, and prayers in Mississauga.
Donations can be dropped off at Exhibition Place on Eid Day, December 8, 10am - 6pm
Complete program listing, locations and details at www.gtaeid.com
VANCOUVER: WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
DECEMBER 5 | CBC RADIO ONE FOOD BANK DAY
Give a little bit! Broadcasting live from Waterfront Station in Gastown, The Early Edition (5:30 - 8:30 am), BC Almanac (12 - 2pm) and On The Coast (3 - 6 pm), viewers are invited to drop in and enjoy the live broadcast, musical performances and meet CBC personalities, including a special appearance by Little Mosque's Manoj Sood.
Admission to this exciting event is free with a food donation - in support of the BC FOOD BANKS.
Complete details at http://www.cbc.ca/bc/features/foodbank/