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        July 2013                                                                                         Ramadan 1434

Ramadan Mubarak!

"O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you may (learn) self-restraint"  Qur’an 2:183



A Ramadan Appeal to Increase MANA SHARE Presence

imam siraj wahhaj in front of treesBrothers and Sisters, we need your help. Today, there is a huge demand for social services in  inner-city communities nationwide.  For more than half a decade, and with your support, MANA has been able to help fill some of the unmet needs for social services for the economically disadvantaged, via MANA SHARE Centers. We have established and operate  food and clothing banks, feed hot meals to the homeless, sponsor job fairs, and provide employment services that assist both the unemployed and under-employed to become self-sustaining.  Now, as these needs continue to grow in the current economy, we need your support to expand the number of social service centers working under the MANA SHARE umbrella.

We have set a goal of  raising $100,000 this Ramadan to help increase the SHARE Center presence in America.  To meet this goal, a minimum of one thousand sisters and brothers must be willing to donate at least $100 each to MANA SHARE.  All donations are tax-deductible and zakah-eligible.

You know that I have often asked for financial support for other worthy organizations and projects…now I am asking you to support a project that is also worthy…an organization and project that I helped to establish and that we should all want to see grow.

Ibn Abbas (raa) is authentically reported to have said, "The Prophet (sws) was the most generous of people, and he was even more generous during the month of Ramadan…when Angel Jibreel used to meet him every night during Ramadan…the Prophet (sws) used to recite the Qur’an to Jibreel, and when Jibreel met him, he was more generous than a swift wind (that brings rain and well-being)". (Bukhari)

Our appeal to you is to emulate the generosity of our Prophet (sws), and to be most generous during this sacred month, by  donating on behalf of the poor and needy. May Allah magnify the reward of all efforts on behalf of the weakest among us.

Please help this effort to be successful.

Make your tax-deductible and zakah-eligible donation now.


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May Almighty Allah accept all of your good deeds, multiply your rewards; and bless and protect you and your families.

Your brother in faith,

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Imam Siraj Wahhaj, Amir (President)

MANA – Muslim Alliance in North America

What is a MANA SHARE Center?

SHARE – Services for Human Advancement and Resource Enhancement

  • A SHARE Center is a social service center for the economic and social advancement of inner-city communities.
  • Our motto:  "Serving Allah through serving others."
  • Our Vision: to provide services and advocacy for the physical and spiritual needs of the inner-city communities we serve.
  • Our Goal: to assist in the development of individual, family, and community self-sufficiency, and to provide the tools and guidance to individuals so that they can become healthy, whole, righteous human beings.


MANA SHARE Centers reach out to  Muslim and non-Muslim families alike. Services that MANA SHARE provides show Muslims are visibly "concerned and helping" neighbors–a vital part of the community.  So, as we are doing our duty as Muslims–supporting our Muslim and non-Muslim families in need–we are at the same time, creating friends for the Muslim community.

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"It is great to know that there are still people that are interested in the lives and welfare of the citizens in an impoverished society. I would like to say thank you once again to the SHARE Center in our neighborhood." — James Bills

"I want to give a big thank you to the SHARE Center…I not only had help finding a job, I also made a friend."

–Jamesha Phillips

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"Networking to Empower  the Muslim Community"


Is your masjid, center or organization a social service provider…or do you want to become a provider?

Consider  joining the MANA SHARE network and/or becoming a MANA SHARE partner.   Become part of a network to share best practices and grow service capacity. 

To find out more about MANA SHARE and/or how to become  a member of the MANA SHARE network, contact MANA at :

MANA is a 501(c)(3) federally  tax-exempt organization

Federal ID #71-0997466


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"Networking to Empower the Muslim Community"

You Can

Make a Difference…

Your generous support helps MANA continue these

important programs:

*Community Reentry

*Food & Clothing Banks

*Family and Couple Counseling

*Healthy Marriage

Workshops & Seminars

*Employment Services

*GED Program

Please make a generous

donation or pledge today!

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Pledge Now

Your Donation is 


Jazakallah Khairan!

YOUR Support

helped make these 2013 activities possible!

SHARE 2013 regular meals to homeless shelter

Meals for Homeless

SHARE 2013 free flu shots

Free Flu Shots

SHARE 2013 clothing bank

Food and Clothing Banks

SHARE 2013 job fair and employment services

Employment Services

and Job Fairs

SHARE 2013 computer classes/computer lab

Computer Labs and Technology Classes

SHARE Indy Reentry Session

Reentry Counseling

and Services

GED Certificate Classes

and Parenting Classes



Generous Donation is Needed to Continue and Expand These Vital Community Services


Donate Now

Your Donation is

Zakah-Elligible and


Jazakallah Khairan!

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