Little Mosque food drive update
VANCOUVER: WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
DECEMBER 5 | CBC VANCOUVER 'RADIO ONE FOOD BANK DAY
Stephen Lobo (J.J.) and Aliza Vellani (Layla) are also going to be joining Manoj Sood (Baber) in support of BC FOOD BANKS! Come on out and meet the stars of the show and pitch in for a good cause. Weve also thrown in the Little Mosque prize pack, which you can win along with sports tickets, gourmet dinners, and weekend getaways.
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.
Admission event is free but we encourage a cash donation in support of the BC FOOD BANKS.
Complete details at http://www.cbc.ca/bc/features/foodbank/
TORONTO: WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
In Toronto, Little Mosque on the Prairie is please to support the Daily Bread Food Bank and bring attention to their "Staples Box Program" a special food initiative focused on our diverse Canadian population in need of assistance.
DBFB Staples Box Program most-needed items:
- white rice
- dried beans
- canned or powdered or tetra pak milk
- baby formula
- canned fish or meat
- canned vegetables and fruits
- pasta sauce
If you are bringing food donations to any of the following events, please consider these guidelines when deciding what to give. And thank you.
DECEMBER 5 | CBC TORONTO 'SOUNDS OF THE SEASON FOOD DRIVE
Little Mosque has announced which cast will be in attendance - Zaib Shaikh (Amaar), Sheila McCarthy (Sarah), Deb McGrath (Mayor Popowicz), Arlene Duncan (Fatima) and Neil Crone (Fred). They will be there between 2:15pm and 2:45pm to shake hands and say hello, but the whole day has some very special programming. How about Divine Brown, Molly Johnson, the Barenaked Ladies to name a few? Of course there will be plenty of other CBC personalities to meet throughout the day, and lots of fun to be had.
Among this years incredible auction items is an opportunity to win the ultimate Little Mosque Set Tour - you and a friend can join the cast on set. All you have to do is come down and bid!
It all starts with the live broadcast of Metro Morning (6:30 - 7:00 am), featuring special guest and this years Eid celebrations emcee Anwaar Syed, as well as Here & Now (3:00 - 6:00 pm) with special guest Zaib Shaikh at the legendary Glenn Gould Studio. Come on down to the CBC Broadcast Centre on the corner of Front and John.
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 MACs Eid prayer and festivities at the Exhibition Place in Toronto, IITs prayers in Scarborough, and prayers in Mississauga.
Donations at participating mosques can be dropped off from December 5 to 19.
Donations can also be dropped off at Exhibition Place on Eid Day, December 8, 10am - 6pm
Complete program listing, locations and details at www.gtaeid.com
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