This year, rather than purchasing cards and advent calendars, Bren used that money and put it towards helping those who are less fortunate by making a donation towards the Luton Foodbank. Many others from the community showed their generosity by sharing food and gifts with those less fortunate this winter.... read more →
The Discover Islam Centre laid on a delicious, community feast as part of the Lets Eat Together community campaign led by InspireFM, in partnership with Luton Borough Council and private community centres across town. The event which was trending on social media with hashtag #LetsEatTogether attracted over 50 visitors to the Discover Islam... read more →
This winter Discover Islam held an interactive exhibition about Mary, the mother of Jesus. Islam reveres both Jesus and his mother, Mary. In fact, Mary, or Maryam, as she is known in the Quran, is considered by Muslims to hold an exalted spiritual position among women, as the only woman... read more →
During Ramadan a total of £1662.00 was raised to give gifts to over 70 Muslim children in care. The gifts were made up of chocolates, books and dolls, all of which served as an instrument for further developing the child's understanding of their Islamic faith. This project was made possible for... read more →
October was a really busy month at Discover Islam with many families popping in to exchange or donate school uniforms as well as heightened interest about the Islamic faith following recent media stories.
Many people are unfamiliar with what is required of a Muslim on a day to day basis. This is the case in all types of work places including mainstream sports. Football is a sport which has turned into a professional career for many Muslims. Muslims believe Islam is a way... read more →
This Ramadan was a fantastic collaboration between many sections of the local community to deliver services to those in need in the town. The Discover Islam team were able to galvanise community support and engage partners to: Deliver food to the homeless through the weekly soup kitchen Collect more than... read more →
Although the UK is the seventh richest country in the world, many people struggle to afford food. According to statistics 1 in 6 parents have gone without food themselves to afford to feed their families. With austerity cuts set to bite harder this year, many more families will struggle to... read more →