Blackburn and Preston Fundraising Dinner 2022
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Wednesday April 06 2022
On Tuesday, 29th of March, MEND Blackburn organised a networking and fundraising dinner for businessmen and professionals at the beautiful restaurant Roomali, The Woodlands in Blackburn. The dinner was attended by businessmen, doctors, filmmakers, solicitors, dentists, lecturers, pharmacists, politicians, and individuals from many other professional backgrounds from across the region.
The event was kicked off with Dr. Asif Sange welcoming the guests followed by delicious starters. After Maghrib Salah it was time for the keynote speech by Sufyan Ismail, founder of MEND.
Introduced by Blackburn WG Vice-Chair Dr. Asif Sange, Sufyan Ismail, founder of MEND presented MEND’s work over the years highlighting decisive moments where MEND has played key roles in changing the outcomes for Muslims throughout the U.K. Sufyan presented individual cases and national statistics to showcase the work that has been done. There was a sense of awe and appreciation from the audience.
Before dinner was served, a short fundraiser was also done in support of MEND. Our supportive guests were happy to donate generously to the cause. Ending the night with a delicious three-course meal.
MEND would like to thank all our Blackburn and Preston guests, donors, staff, and volunteers for taking part and supporting our work.
If you would also like to support our work through a financial donation, please visit www.mend.org.uk/donate