Food Drive

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Boston MCSS (Muslim Community Support Services) Food Drive

“Never shall you attain to true piety unless you spend on others of what you cherish for yourseleves; and whatever you spend, verily, God has full knowledge thereof” – Qur’an 3:92

To read and/or download our online brochure click here 

The MCSS food program provides monthly food packages to more than 90 families in need of assistance including the elderly, refugees and the poor.  Volunteers gather monthly to pack and deliver food in an effort to battle hunger. The food program needs your time and energy to continue this effort and to continue to work on our obligations to our neighbors. Join us and help us package and deliver food.

We Need Volunteers
When: 3rd Saturday of every month, 10am for packing and 1pm for deliveries.
Where: Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC), 100 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
Volunteer: Please contact Amna Bukhari at

For further information please contact Feisal Khalil at

The tasks we need to accomplish
  • 8:00 am: Produce pickup from Haymarket
  • 10:00 am: Packing (ISBCC Basement)
  • 12:45 pm: Delivery
  • 1:00 pm: Clean-Up
  • The towns we need to cover for deliveries
  • Boston
  • Cambridge
  • Somerville
  • Charlestown
  • Dorchester
  • Jamaica Plain
  • Roxbury
  • South Boston
  • South End
If you can help with deliveries, please contact us which town(s) you prefer to cover and the number of deliveries you can make, so we can plan the routes beforehand.

Why hold a food drive?
MCSS’s Monthly Food Distribution Program serves close to 300 people and is dedicated to distributing food to the needy and hungry in the Greater Boston area. Food is donated to the program by a variety of sources including local food drives. By holding a food drive, your business,school, religious center or organization you are helping to alleviate food insecurity in Massachusetts. If you are collecting money, please have a designated adult be the primary person to collect the money.

What kind of donations do we accept?
Monetary Donation: Financial donations make a big difference and help in a number of ways. It helps us to purchase perishable and non-perishable foods and food certiļ¬cates for emergencies or for recipients who have transportation and can shop for themselves, or who need one-time assistance.

Non-perishable Items
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Vegetable Soup
  • Instant Vegetable/Fish Soup
  • Cooking Oil
  • Sugar
  • Instant Rice
  • Breakfast Bars
  • Canned Halal/Kosher Meal
  • Cereal
To read and/or download our online brochure click here

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