- To relieve poverty through operating a food bank and providing basic necessities of life, including food and clothing, for individuals or families who are poor, of low income, or in need.
- To advance education by providing leadership training programs to children and youth including youth living in diverse multi-ethnic communities.
- To advance education by providing classes about parenting conflicts, domestic violence and other social issues to individuals and families struggling with familial, cultural, and social challenges.
- To advance education by providing classes and training programs to teach life skills and financial management skills to individuals and families who are poor, in need or new to Canada.
Muslim Families Network Society (MFNS) is a non-profit organization that is working tirelessly to enhance the physical, social, and spiritual well being of individuals and families in Calgary and area by providing education and awareness, poverty relief and social supports based on Islamic principles and values.
Honor, dignity, and self-sufficiency for all
HONORS AND AWARDS
In addition to the inherent satisfaction and reward that comes from serving the community, MFNS directors have been recognized by other organizations for their contributions:
- Star 2013 Star Alberta Culture award was presented to Ms. Idrees Khan
- Immigrant of Distinction Award – The founding member of MFNS, Ms. Idrees Khan, received this award from Immigrant Services Calgary in 2010.
- Proud Women: a collection of stories – Ms. Idrees Khan was profiled in this publication by Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association in 2010.
- Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal – Ms. Idrees Khan received this prestigious award in 2012 for her contributions to society.