Women's & Social Affairs

The Women’s and Social Affairs committee is one of the most active and long standing committees in Islamic Foundation.  They conduct various social, religious, and interfaith activities at Islamic Foundation.  In addition, this committee sponsors food & clothing drives and supports various charity events.  In order to volunteer or take an active role in this group, please contact the chairperson Sameena Shoukathullah at kaneez200@hotmail.com

Women’s and Social Affairs Activities :

1. Annual Foundation Fair:

This family event happens every June encourages Community participation and spirit of volunteerism

2. Annual Foundation Dinner & Fund Raising Dinners

3. Annual Seerat-un-Nabi Program

4. Boutique Bazaar prior to Eid-ul-fitr and Eid-ul-Adha

5. Community Outreach

Liaison with Churches and other Islamic Centers promotes Interfaith activities

6. DuPage United

Participate in various community advantage related programs.  Working effectively among differences, division and diversity.

7. Food Distribution to Poor

Supply food to poor,needy, and  food pantries in neighborhood suburbs every month and during Ramadan and Eid-ul-Adha.

8. Free Medical Screening

Host Health Clinics biannually.  Monthly Blood Pressure, diabetes, asthma and obesity screening available at Islamic Foundation last sunday of every month

9. Senior’s Assistance Program

Help with Medicare and Public Aid Program

10. Ladies Luncheon

Annual lunch held for community women to update them on activiteis and take their feedback for further enhancements

11. Seminars and Lectures

Monthly series of informative lectures; on health, nutrition and other social topics.

12. Matrimonial Service:

Islamic Foundation Matrimonial Website

13. 50+ club seniors program:

Monthly event held last sunday of every month.  Program consists of discussions on social and health issues.  Lunch Provided

14. Sunday Snack and Lunch Program

Snacks, Lunch and Beverages are sold to Sunday School Students.

15. Turkey & Gifts Distribution

Turkeys are distributed to the needy during Thanksgiving holidays and gifts during Christmas to the elderly at Nursing homes.