Backpack Giveaway at Bronx Muslim Center

Backpack and School Supply Giveaway Outside Bronx Muslim Center

By Robert Press

Almost two-hundred backpacks filled with school supplies were given away outside the Bronx Muslim Center on Rhinelander Avenue Sunday. This backpack giveaway was organized by Community Board 11 member Christian Amato, Throggs Neck District Leader John Doyle, and Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez.  

Community Board 11 Vice-Chair Yahay Obeid set up the location of the Bronx Muslim Center, a well used building that is at almost full capacity. 

(L-R) Throggs Neck District Leader John Goyle, CB 11 member Christian Amato, Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez, and CB 11 Vice-Chair Yahay Obeid. 
Assemblywoman Fernandez gives this backpack to this young girl.
CB 11 member Christian Amato looks for the right grey backpack for this young boy.

Here CB 11 member Amato gives this young girl her backpack, as local Muslim leader Yahay Obeid looks on in apreaction.

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