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This holiday season, we call on Michigan Muslims everywhere to step up and help in all the good works happening in this joyous season.  Volunteer with your friends and family to join other Michigan Muslims as we help those in need around us from all faiths: Participate or contribute to one of the many service projects across Michigan that need your help!

"Ihsan" means excellence, and it is the highest level of faith Muslims can attain. To have ihsan, Muslims are taught that one must put their faith into action and perform the most excellent of deeds: feed the poor, provide warmth and comfort, help those in need.


Many in Michigan struggle to provide for their families.  For the last seven years, the Muslim community has been coming out to volunteer and help spread hope and goodness to our neighbors and communities. Both with our own projects, and in partnerships with our Jewish and Christian allies, we hope to help thousands of local families and individuals this holiday season.

Join us with your families and friends, sign up or donate today!

Check out 2019 Volunteer opportunities Below!

Homeless Shelter Volunteering:

Join MMCC every Sunday of December at 9am volunteering at the NSO Tumaini Center in Detroit to help feed the homeless. Sign up today!

  • 12/1

  • 12/8

  • 12/15 

  • 12/22 

  • 12/29



Jimmy's Kids Toy Sorting:

Join MMCC and Jimmy's Kids as we sort and package gifts for deserving families this holiday season. Come on either or both of the following dates from 10am to 2pm at 1020 W. 13 Mile Rd. Madison Heights MI. Sign up today!

  • 12/1

  • 12/8









Flint Food Pantry:

Volunteer with the Flint Muslim Food Pantry at one of their food giveaway events. The Flint Muslim Food Pantry Helps people, students, families in their time of need. Fighting hunger, giving love, and increasing hope! 

  • 12/14 at Insight Institute of Neurosurgery & Neuroscience (IINN), 10 am

  • 12/21 at Sylvester Broome Center, 10 am


* This event is not organized by MMCC*


Muslim/Jewish Co-Volunteering on Mitzvah Day:


On Christmas Day 2019, MMCC is partnering with the Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC (JCRC/AJC) to host the 23rd annual Mitzvah Day at nonprofit organizations throughout Metropolitan Detroit. This is an amazing day-long event where the Muslim and Jewish Communities work together to fill the void of staff and volunteer shortages for many organizations, so that they may celebrate the holiday.



New opportunities are being added regularly: Please continue to check back!

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Past DAYS OF Ihsan Events

Thanks for volunteering

Michigan Muslims deliver toys on Christmas
Muslims and Jews talk about Christmas
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Muslims Jews and Christians work together on Christmas Day

Past Events


Multiple radio and television networks have covered Mitzvah Day 2015. Chairperson, Dr. Muzammil Ahmed, on Fox 2 news can be found here. Amina Iqbal, Outreach Director, was on WXYZ, and that segment can be found here.

Check out our other media coverage:

Detroit Free Press
National Public Radio Interview


NBC News


We would like to thank Zaman International for providing many gifts that we distributed to children on 12/25, and the Muslim Students Association for sending volunteers to pack gifts in the weeks leading up to the holiday season.