HALALSERVE - A COMMUNITY FOOD & DELIVERY SERVICE

Background

“The righteous are those who feed the poor, the orphan and the captive for the love of God, saying: ‘We feed you for the sake of God Alone; we seek from you neither reward nor thanks.’” – The Holy Quran, 76:8-9

HalalServe Food Bank is Canada Zakat’s Food Assistance Program. Its purpose is to address the religious (Halal) nutritional requirements of low-income newcomers, primarily in the South-East Mississauga area. We only provide Halal Food products and offer free home delivery to clients who have limited mobility. Food baskets are delivered on a bi-weekly basis and are available to all needy individuals and families in the local community, irrespective of their religious and cultural background or affinity.

Clients and Eligibility Criteria

Priority is given to low-income individuals and families that live in the South-East Mississauga area, specifically in the following postal codes:

L4X – (East Applewood / East Dixie / NE Lakeview)

L4Y – (West Applewood / West Dixie / NW Lakeview)

The eligibility of a potential client will be determined using HalalServe’s existing application process whereby documentation for Government Income (i.e., Social Assistance Payments), Employment Income, and Housing Payments will be reviewed and substantiated.