April 24, 2014 | Jumada al-Thani 24, 1435

Community Service

ADAMS is involved in many community service activities to help the less fortunate and the environment.

ADAMS Community Service is led by ADAMS Community Service Committee, Muslim Sports League(MSL), ADAMS youth, and ADAMS Members

1) Every Month ADAMS Members join FoodSource Foundation in food preparation for the less fortunate

2) ADAMS is on the Board of Reston Interfaith Shelter

Jun 6. 2005 - The All Dulles Area Muslim Society(ADAMS) and Al-Fatih Academy supports National Hunger Awareness Day. The ADAMS Community and Al-Faith Academy coordinated a Canned Food Drive and will donate canned food to a local shelter. ADAMS Community members and Al-Faith Academy students will also be participating in the “ Hunger No More: An Interfaith Convocation” at Washington National Cathedral, on Monday, June 6, 2005, 7:00 pm.

Sat May 21, 2005 The A-Team, a group of 15 Sisters from ADAMS Center, participated in the Reston Relay for Life. The relay is sponsored by the American Cancer Society to raise funds for research towards finding a cure for cancer. The day began at 10 am at South Lakes High School, setting up our campsite and pitching our tents. The opening ceremonies began at 1pm. The relay began at 2 pm, with each team member walking 45 minute shifts around the track. In the evening, the A-Team hosted a henna table, and we raised $100 doing henna designs for Relay participants. The great news is that the A-Team, through your support and generosity, raised over $4,170 for the American Cancer Society.

Nov 20-30, 2004 - ADAMS helped with a FAITH( www.faithus.org ) led effort to raise money and buy over 240 coats for the Day Laborers and their families in Herndon. The project was called "Warmth for the Winter" FAITH also organized a Thanksgiving Dinner for the Day Laborers and their families.

Day laborers receive Winter Coats Muslim community offer “Warmth for the Winter”
http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/article.asp?article=43204&paper=66&cat=104

Faith groups unite for those in need:
http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/article.asp?article=43199&paper=66&cat=104

Nov 14, 2004 - ADAMS and the DC Eid Committee collected Food for the Homeless at the Eid Celebration and donated it to a Homeless Shelter

Oct/Nov 2004 - ADAMS MSL volunteers helped in feeding the homeless in Washington DC.

Oct/Nov 2004 - ADAMS Daisy and Brownie Troops conducted a Baby Bundles project to collect new items for babies to help 12 families in need

Oct/Nov 2004 - ADAMS MSL group coordinated an Eid Toy Drive to collect Toys for children of families in need.

Oct 28, 2004 - ADAMS Members along with Food Source Foundation help prepare and distribute meals among the homeless. The food preparation took place at the Fairfax Presbyterian Church.

Oct 8, 2004 ADAMS and National Kidney Foundation offered Kidnet Risk Screening at ADAMS

September 11, 2004 - The ADAMS community also participated in an Interfaith Housing Project for the Homeless in Washington DC from 8am to 4:30pm.

September 5, 2004 - ADAMS encourages the community to donate to victims of Hurricane Charley and Frances thru the American Red Cross

August 25, 2004 - Two Girl Scouts from ADAMS Center were chosen to represent the Girl Scout Annual School Supplies Drive television promotions, in connection with Channel 9 CBS (WUSA), Safeway, and SunTrust Bank! The girls arrived at SunTrust HQ Branch in Washington, DC and taped two short 30 segments with Topper Shutt, the CBS Meterologist.

August 21/22, 2004 - ADAMS Sponsors the HDCC Tennis Tournament benefiting the Charity Organization Vecinos Unidos/United Neighbors, Inc . Vecinos Unidos/United Neighbors, Inc . organization is dedicated to making the future brighter for Herndon children. Their mission is to assist and support children who are targeted for failure in our society. The approach chosen to accomplish this was to provide a safe and non-intimidating community outreach office that offered walk-in homework assistance, computer resources and educational assistance. For more information: http://www.cascadestech.com/tennis/

August 2004 - ADAMS MSL will be going down to the DC Central Kitchen. Our task is to assist the kitchen with cooking food for about 20-30 local shelters that serve around 500 - 1000 people. We'll be going on August 8 2004 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. We have reserved space for 15 volounteers.

August 2004 - ADAMS MSL will be going down to the DC Central Kitchen. Our task is to assist the kitchen with cooking food for about 20-30 local shelters that serve around 500 - 1000 people. We'll be going on August 8 2004 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. We have reserved space for 15 volounteers.

July 2004 - ADAMS MSL cooked and served dinner to 30 people at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Reston, VA. They hold a program there called "Nurturing Parenting Program" it's a FAITH based program and we have signed up to serve dinner and assist w/ baby sitting for this weeks session.

June 2004 - ADAMS MSL helped renovate a shelter in Arlington. Our group was responsible for renovating a kitchen and a bedroom in the shelter.
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May 2004 - ADAMS Members along with Food Source Foundation help prepare and distribute meals among the homeless on Thursday, 27 May. The food preparation took place at the Fairfax Presbyterian Church.

- ADAMS MSL and Brothers Youth collected T-Shirts for the Homeless

April 2004 - Two sisters from the ADAMS Center walked in a 40 mile to raise awareness and funds to find a cure for breast cancer through the Avon Foundation.

- ADAMS MSL and Brothers Youth collected Sweat Pants for the Homeless

- ADAMS Community Service Committee takes part in the 16th Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

March 2004 - ADAMS Community Servce Committee takes part in Stream & Runnymeade Park Cleanup