The Masjid Project
The Muslim Community Center of Portland’s (MCCP) building on MLK Blvd. suffered substantial damage from a fire Thursday, October 17, 2013. In response to this displacement of our community, MCCP intends to build a new community center to replace the old structure and accommodate our growing community. This will be situated at 5325 N Vancouver Avenue, at the corner of Killingsworth Street and Vancouver Avenue.
The Muslim Community Center of Portland owns the property and due to the generous support and contributions from the community, the project is approximately 60% complete, with two separate components, the foundation prepared on site and the modular building built at Pacific Mobile’s Factory. The modular building is slated to be completed end of February 2017, as will the foundation and covered gazebo. At that point the new modular building will be brought in and set on the foundation. Following this, the utilities, plumbing and electricity, will be connected and the adjacent side walks will be completed. Landscaping will be addressed on an ongoing basis.
We have expense of approximately $41,000 to cover remaining project costs, required to occupy the building.
URGENT REQUEST: Even with all the hard work that has gone into the project and the many contributions from the greater community we are still faced with the possibility of having to postpone the project due to a lack of funding. Please help in anyway that you can to reach the completion goal of our project.
We are looking to occupy by mid to late March 2017, Inshaa Allah. It has been a long challenging journey during our communities displacement; please assist in any way that you can towards ending four plus long years of hardship and the start of a new more inspired beginning Inshaa Allah.
Please send any questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. To contribute to MCCP’s fund-raising efforts, you may donate online:
Alternatively, please send your donations to P.O. Box 12214, Portland, Oregon 97212 (made payable to ‘The Muslim Community Center of Portland’). Charitable donations are tax deductible (MCCP is a 501c-3 non-profit). MCCP would like to thank everyone for their calls and concerns.
In the name of Allah the Most Merciful, Most Gracious we ask for your support in completing this final phase of our project and restabilizing the historical Muslim Community Center of Portland.
Lend unto God a goodly loan. Whatever good you shall forward on your behalf you shall find it with God, as better and richer in reward. [al-Muzzammil 73: 20.]
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