QSSC Needs Some Help

A message and request from the Qur’an & Sunnah Society of Canada sent today:

as-Salam ‘alaikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh,

We are currently in the process of buying a well established business, which will be a good source of revenue for the mosque (QSSC). We need to make a downpayment of $55,000 (half of the total selling price) within one week’s time, paying the rest off in installments over 12-18 months, Allah willing.

We are hoping to get some help from the brothers and sisters of our community, either in the form of good loans (Qard Hasan) which will be paid back within 18 months or donations given for Allah’s sake.

Those wishing to donate/Good loan (Qard Hasan) the entire amount or a portion of it can do so by one of the following means:

  • by a cheque in the name of “Quran and Sunnah Society of Canada”. You can mail it to our address: 1865B Lawrence Ave. East, Scarborough, Ontario M1R 2Y3, or drop it off in person at the mosque.
  • in cash (in person).
  • direct deposit to our bank account (account number will be provided upon request).
  • or by an Interac email transfer using your online banking and our email address: admin AT qssc DOT org.

Those wishing to give a good loan (Qard Hasan) either the full amount or part of it, please email us at admin AT qssc DOT org or call us at 416.624.3014.

For any other inquiries, please contact Abu Abdullah at 416.624.3014.

May Allah reward and bless you with good.

The person selling the business is one of the brothers from our community. Him and his family will be leaving the country and need to sell the business. Buying the business from the brother will not only give QSSC a chance to help the brother out, but it will also provide the organization with a source of revenue to cover the costs of operation such as rent, water and electricity, the costs of holding events such as the Knowledge Days, conferences and annual conventions, which include renting a venue if need be, airfare and accommodations for the invited speakers and scholars, etc.

Update (07.08.2009):

Sent out yesterday on QSSC’s mailing list:

as-Salam ‘alaikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh,

We have collected $18,079.09 in Donations.

Remaing amount to be paid : $36,920.91.

Please do not hesitate to Donate.


About Rasheed Gonzales
My name is Rasheed Gonzales. I’m a Muslim convert of Filipino descent. Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, I was guided to Islam through one of my younger brothers and a couple of friends, all of whom had converted to Islam sometime before me (may Allah reward them greatly). I am married with four children (and the praise is Allah’s) and also a volunteer for the Qur'an & Sunnah Society of Canada, based in Toronto.

One Response to QSSC Needs Some Help

  1. QSSC has sent out an update on their mailing list informing of their progress. Update’s been added to the main post.

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