Rohingya Refugees Donation Drive

The Islamic Center of Vallejo, in collaboration with Helping Hands, is collecting donations to be shipped to Bangladesh for the Rohingya refugees living there.

Donation drop-off will take place at the Islamic Center of Vallejo on Saturday, March 20th. See the details below.

“No man is a true believer unless he desires for his brother that, what he desires for himself.”

(Al-Bukhari and Muslim)

Accepted Items

Since the donated items will arrive around the time of Eid al-Fitr, please make sure that all items are new or like new.

Clothes need to be in white garbage bags, folded and labeled.

Only the following items will be accepted:

  • Men & Boys: Thoub, T-shirts, undershirts, shirts, and slacks
  • Women & Girls: Islamic attire, kameez shalwar and sarees, dresses, long skirts, shirts, and slacks
  • Shoes: Flat open shoes, sandals, and flip flops
  • Hygiene: Sanitary napkins, adult and baby diapers (New) – NO open packs
  • Hairbrushes and Combs – must be new.
  • Bedding: Light blankets and flat sheets.
  • For goodie bags: now we only need spinner, tops, topi / caps, for boys. Bracelets, head bands and churi / bangles for girls.

Please send the following items in bulk if possible:

  • Girl’s hijabs and headbands
  • Boy’s kufiyah / topi
  • Coloring books
  • Boxes of crayons
  • Packs of small toy cars, planes, helicopters
  • Packs of small tops
  • Packs of fidget spinner
  • Packs of girl’s bracelets / churi

Monetary donations are accepted and welcome. There is a suggested donation of $5/bag to help with the cost of the shipping container.


Bring donations to:

Islamic Center of Vallejo
1181 Lewis Drive
Vallejo, CA 94591


Saturday, March 20th, 2021
11am to 3pm

For more info, contact Amal Ahmad via text/call: 510-734-5368

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