Save The Masjid
Friday, February 22, 2008
As-salaamu'alaykum wa Rahmatu Llahi wa Barakatuhu

Do we really need a motivational post to give ten dollars? Is that sad if we do? A whole ten dollars (that's $10.00).. surely we can bring ourselves to part with that much.

Anyway..
The building where the downtown mosque, Masjid Manhattan, is located has been sold. The new owner wants the place vacated by March 31, 2008. Our brothers and sisters need our support to buy a new building.


Established more than 25 years ago, the Masjid serves approximately fifteen hundred Muslims who work in near City Hall, Wall Street and the World Trade Center.

There is no place available for lease that would accommodate the large number of worshippers in the area; therefore, buying a building is the only option. The community has raised half the necessary money for the down payment but needs help with the rest.

Time is running out for March 31st deadline.

The goal is to reach 500 thousand people in the US and Canada who can pay 10 dollars each.

1. Make a cheque or money order payable to: Masjid Manhattan
(indicate the project you are donating to in the memo of your cheque)

Masjid Manhattan
P.O. Box 3432
Church Street Station,
New York, NY 10008

2. Online Donation: http://www.masjidmanhattan.com/Donations.aspx

3. Let others know about this.

4. Make Dua' to Allah that He saves this masjid.


May Allah Most High grant us with the means and ability to save this Masjid, and may He Most Merciful continue to bless this Ummah. Ameen.

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8 Comments:


At 3:21 AM, Anonymous Anonymous

As Salaamu ALaikum Sis:

Wow, Insh'ALlah things will be eays for this community.Thanks for posting this information. Definitely, a need is there and Insh'Alllah my intentions are to reach this important cause.

:)
ummabdurrahman

 

At 2:11 PM, Blogger Sketched Soul

Wa'alaykum as-salaam wa Rahmatu Llahi wa Barakatuhu my dearest sister Umm Abdurrahman,

Jazaki'Allahu khair for the comment, very much appreciated. It is so nice to see you, alhumduliLlah :)

May Allah reward you abundantly for your good intentions. Ameen.

Wa'alaykum as-salaam
Lots of Love
Farhana

 

At 4:13 PM, Anonymous Dont be sad

Peace be upon you,

Such a beautiful hadith you have shared- thank you too for bringing to our attention this urgent situation.

My duas are with my brothers and sisters in America--

Kind regards,

Dont be sad

 

At 12:22 PM, Blogger Sketched Soul

As-salaamu'alaykum wa Rahmatu Llahi wa Barakatuhu Don't Be Sad,

Jazak'Allahu khair for taking the time to comment, much appreciated.

AlhumduliLlah, I am happy you like the hadith, sometimes we forget how doing something so small, can have such large results.

Wa'alaykum as-salaam
Farhana

 

At 8:57 AM, Anonymous Hafsa

Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi Wa barkatuhu,

I know I don't blog anymore, but @ least I can live on others' blogs. Please post soon. Looking forward to your next idea :)

Wa Salam,
Hafsa

 

At 9:46 AM, Blogger Sketched Soul

Wa'alaykum as-salaam wa Rahmatu Llahi wa Barakatuhu my very dear sister Hafsa,

Oh, how sweet.. tabarak'Allah. Jazaki'Allahu khair for dropping by. I miss you and your blog tremendously, and it feels weird not having you live close by anymore. I pray all is well at your end, insha'Allah.

Ahh yes, I know..I'm way over due on a new post. Insha'Allah soon.

Wa'alaykum as-salaam
Lots of Love
Farhana

 

At 3:25 PM, Blogger Abdul

Nice donation Appeal........MashAllah! I hope it has an affect.

 

At 7:04 PM, Blogger Sketched Soul

As-salaamu'alaykum wa Rahmatu Llahi wa Barakatuhu brother Abdul,

Jazak'Allahu khair for your comment.

Insha'Allah they were able to collect enough. (I'm waiting for an update from them.)

Wa'alaykum as-salaam
Farhana

 

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