The Federation of Redbridge Muslim Organisations (FORMO) were honoured to hold a reception to celebrate Eid and the Islamic New Year with representatives from the local communities.  From local politicians of all parties to faith leaders of all religions they all joined together in celebrating with delicious food and invigorating speeches.

img-20161009-wa0004Following a beautiful recitation of the Quran by Imam Harun Khan, the contribution of the Redbridge Muslim community was recognised in speeches by Mike Gapes MP, Wes Streeting MP and Leader of Redbridge Council, Jas Athwal.  The event held at the Ilford Community Centre also allowed Farouk Ismail, Chair of FORMO to present a cheque of £1000 to the Mayor’s Appeal for the Disabled Asian Women’s Network and the Salvation Army Homeless Shelter which was raised through the member organisations.