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.
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