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File #: R-462-18    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 10/26/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/7/2018 Final action: 11/7/2018
Title: A resolution recognizing The Islamic Food Bank of Toledo and The Islamic Center of Greater Toledo.

Label
Council Member Komives

Title
A resolution recognizing The Islamic Food Bank of Toledo and The Islamic Center of Greater Toledo.

Summary
WHEREAS, "We feed you only for the countenance of Allah. We wish not from you reward or gratitude." Quran 76:9; and

WHEREAS, the Islamic Food Bank of Toledo was established in September of 2008; and

WHEREAS, the Islamic Food Bank of Toledo strives to engage and empower their local Muslim community to provide hunger relief to their neighbors in the surrounding communities at-large; and

WHEREAS, the Islamic Food Bank of Toledo has a Mobile Food Bank that provides hot meals in Toledo on the Second Saturday of each month; and

WHEREAS, the Islamic Food Bank of Toledo provides food boxes to feed a family of four for one week, weekender food bags to children in schools, snacks to at-risk youth in after-school programs, hot meals daily during Ramadan, and fresh meat after Eid-al-Adha; and

WHEREAS, in 2017, the Islamic Food Bank of Toledo fed more than 50,000 people in the area; and

WHEREAS, the Islamic Food Bank of Toledo works to fulfill their Islamic duties to feed the hungry and spread peace; NOW, THEREFORE,

Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That Toledo City Council hereby recognizes the Islamic Food Bank of Toledo for their continued service in our community.

SECTION 2. That this Resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.









Adopted: _________________: yeas ______, nays ______.


Attest: _________________________ __________________________________
Clerk of Council President of Council


Approved: ______________________ _________________________________
Mayor


I hereby certify that the above is a true and correct copy of a Resolution adopted by Council ________________________.

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