Through the “We Care Project” and with a grant from the Canadian Red Cross, Zaytuna Services Society has provided over 200 Care kits to refugee and vulnerable clients to help address the impacts of COVID-19 by promoting health and hygiene. We distributed Care Kits at the Surrey Food Bank and we provided direct distribution to Seniors who could not leave their homes due to the pandemic. Each kit holds a value of over $100 worth of products. Click here to learn more.
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Zaytuna Services Society and Simon Fraser University – Health Science Students, under the guidance of Dr. Paola Ardiles, hosted a Wellness Fair event at the Guildford Recreation Center in Surrey. This event took place on March 15, 2019. The Wellness Fair is a community project with the goal of connecting the newcomer community to healthcare agencies and resources. The Wellness Fair bridges the gaps between the newcomer population and the health care system by: * Empowering newcomers with health knowledge that will help them access and utilize the health services within their communities. * Connecting the newcomer communities with healthcare…
Zaytuna Services Society is a member of the Multi-Agency Partnership and participated in the event. https://mapbc.org/world-refugee-day-june-20-celebrating-refugee-successes-together/
In appreciation of our health care professionals standing on the front lines, and in the spirit of communal solidarity, SFU Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies (CCMS) and Zaytuna Services Society contributed snacks to Surrey Memorial Hospital on May 11, 2020. Sireen El-Nashar, Executive Director of Zaytuna Services Society and Ahmed Abdel-Dayem (SFU student and Zaytuna Services Society volunteer) delivered the snacks for the 24/7 Snack Bin to the Surrey Memorial Hospital. This is a small gesture to tell our caregivers that we are thinking of them.
On International Women’s Day, come be inspired by Soufra while interacting with local women who are empowered through their own cooking and craft skills. https://www.soufrafilm.com/surrey_sfu_ccms_030819
In partnership with Vancity the holiday pop up market provided women with the opportunity to showcase and sell their goods to customers of Vancity at no cost and the women who participated made 100% profit from their sales.
FOOD SAFE AND FIRST AID COURSES FOR THE ARABIC SPEAKING COMMUNITY
COMMUNITY OF ALLIANCE OF RACIALIZED ETHNOCULTURAL SERVICES FOR EQUITABLE HEALTH (CARES FOR EQUITABLE HEALTH) We prepared this briefing document as a group of organizations and individuals who work with ethnocultural communities and are interested in connecting more closely with the health system. Our group is coordinated by the BC Health Coalition.