With Mayor of Ajax. Presenting a 40" SMART TV to the on-line trivia on the history of the Town of Ajax
"Eid by the Lake", a festive celebration with Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne in attendance
On Canada Day 2016. MP Mark Holland with our volunteers at Friends Indeed' both at Town of Ajax ceremony.
Wreath placement on Remembrance Day by our volunteers.
40th anniversary parade of HMS Ajax arrival at Ajax.
Volunters participated at the 40th anniversary parade of HMS Ajax arrival at Ajax
Memorial for Abdul Sattar Edhi
Organized to raise Pakistani flag at Ajax & Pickering City Hall's on Pakistan Day
"Muslim community of Durham donated about 3000 lbs of food under a drive coordinated by Friends Indeed Canada with the tremendous support of Pickering Islamic Center, Masjid e Ayeshia Whitby and Durham Islamic Center".
"Eid Ajax 2016" event on July 23, 2016.
Deidre Newman (Emcee of the event from St. Paul Roman Catholic Evangelist Church), MPP Joe Dickson, MP Mark Holland, Saeed Siddiqui (VP, Friends Indeed), Vaqar Raees (President, Friends Indeed).
A plaque of Thanks was presented to the Deputy Chief Michael Gamba, Fire & Emergency Services Ajax for the great work done by the Dept. by Shaheen Butt, Director Friends Indeed and President of the Board of Directors of Islamic Society of Ajax.
March 3, 2016. Friends indeed organized Durham Youth Debate with the partnership of Toastmasters International. Durham District School Board and Durham chain of Libraries.
A fundraiser, "Heart & Soul", to support a children hospice care was held on April 25, 2105 in partnership with Forest Brook Community Church. The event included a fine fusion of Muslim Sufi music and the Western music.
Fundraiser in partnership with Dunbarton United Church to support the children and families affected by autism. Minister for Children and Youth Services, Tracy MacCharles was the keynote speaker.
From left: Ehtesham Rahim (president Pickering Islamic Center), Peter Rodrigous (Regional Councilor Durham), Saeed Siddiqui (VP Friends Indeed), Shashi Bhatia (ICCDA), Sargent Jamie Grant (Durham Regional Police Service), Akber Adil Shah (Pakistan Consulate Toronto), MPP Tracy MacCharles (Minister of Commercial Relations, Ontario), Anne Ryan (Mayors Wife), Dave Ryan (Mayor of Pickering), Vaqar Raees (President Friends Indeed), Councilor Renrick Ashby (Town of Ajax)
Friends Indeed volunteers Nova & Maria received Appreciation Award from the Minister of Commercial Relations, Tracy MacCharles
Ishrat Butt (Director Canada), Shaheen Butt (Treasurer), Momin Qureshi (680 NEWS Reporter & Emcee of the event), MP Chris Alexander (Federal Minister of Citizenship & Immigration), Dr. Munie El Kassem (Scholar & Keynote Speaker), Saeed Siddiqui (Vice President), Vaqar Raees (President)
President Friends Indeed, Vaqar Raees, received "Individual Contributor Civic Award' for 2012 by The City of Pickering
Celebrating 40th Anniversary of Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom and paying Tribute to Faiz Ahmed Faiz.MP Chris Alexander, MP Corneliu Chisu, MMP Joe Dickson, MMP Tracey MacCharles, Mayor Dave Ryan
Celebrating Canada Day. MP Chris Alexander
Fund Raiser for Changa House Youth Center, Markham
Urdu Poetry Evening Mushaira titled "ba nam e watan". Karamat Khori, Ex Diplomat
Pakistan Day with City of Pickering http://snapd.at/eerjxd.