About the volunteers appreciation evening – 2022
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association UK (AMEA), East Region, held their Volunteers Appreciation Evening Dinner for the CWFP-Poppy Appeal 2021 Campaign on Sunday 13 Feb 2022 at the Baitul Ahad Mosque, Newham.
The programme started at 6pm with the recitation of the Holy Quran by Mr Shahid Khan followed by the Welcome Address delivered by the Regional President CWFP, Mr Saad Saud.
The AMEA East Region under the auspices of CWFP were given the task to collect donations from the public on behalf of The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal 2021.
The East Region was allocated two Stations in London, Liverpool Street and Westminster. The CWFP volunteers put an enormous effort from early morning to late evening for 15 consecutive days.
A brief report of CWFP-Poppy Appeal Campaign 2021 was presented by the Vice Chairman CWFP Mr Mubashir Siddiqi. He appreciated the volunteers for collecting donations exceeding £150,000 from the two assigned stations – the highest of all the Regions across the UK. The total collection was over £690,000.
The national Chairman of CWFP, Mr Zaheer Ahmed, in his closing address thanked the East Region volunteers for their outstanding efforts for CWFPPoppy Appeal Campaign 2021 and encouraged them to continue their tireless & remarkable support in the upcoming years.
He also highlighted other CWFP fundraising campaigns for various projects, especially the Masroor Eye Institute in Burkina Faso, West Africa, which is entirely funded by generous donations of the members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association