National Atfal Food Drives


Announcement: (To Qaideen & Nazimeen)

Date(s): Starts March 1st, 2016 and Ends April 1st, 2016

“Majlis Atfal-ul-Ahmaidyya USA is holding a National Atfal Food Drive for all Majaalis in the U.S starting March 1st, 2016 and ending on April 1st, 2016. Atfal are requested to bring non-perishable food items and drop them off at local mosque or Salaat Center. Please coordinate with local Nazim Atfal and parents to have maximum participation by Atfal. In addition, please have the Food Drive announcement made at every Juma Prayers till April 1st, 2016 so parents and Afal are reminded. For more details, visit www.atfalusa.org“

Non-Perishable Food Items only

Items includes but are not limited to

Canned Meats § Canned Tuna and Salmon § Peanut Butter § Jelly (no glass) § Canned or Dry Soups § Canned Stews and Chili § Tea Bags § Coffee (ground no beans) § Canned Pasta § Canned Vegetables § Canned Fruits § Canned Pasta (Spaghetti “O’s”) § Hot and Cold Cereals § Rice § Cake Mixes § Pancake Mix § Syrup § Powdered Milk § Packaged Pasta (Macaroni & Cheese, etc. ) § Juice Boxes § Canned Juices § Canned Beans § Spam § Canned Gravy § Granulated Sugar § Baby Food & Cereal (Glass Jars Accepted) § Baby Formula (Enfamil/Similac) § Granola Bars § Cereal Bars

Step-by-Step Plan

There may be some intermediary steps you will have to take for yourself



For Atfal
Work with parents and get the items from home or buy and bring it to mosque

For Local Qaideen/Nazimeen

  • Announce to Atfal and Parents
  • Announce at Atfal Class/Tahir Academy
  • Announce at every Juma (Friday) Prayers till 1st of April
  • Have a box placed in Local Mosque/Salaat Center for Atfal to drop off Items
  • Coordinate with a local shelter to drop off Items any time in first week of April
  • Before dropping off, count the # of Items and post it on the March Monthly report
  • Keep Count of how many food items each Tifl brought for recognition.