The Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association (AMEA) North East England Region held a Charity Walk For Peace (CWFP) on Sunday 19 September 2021 at Greenhead Park in Huddersfield.
Over 200 people including men, women and children attended the walk. The event was packed with charities and civic dignitaries. Over 30 guests, including representation from 8 charities attended the walk together with the Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Lord John Hammond Booth. Deputy Lord Mayor of Kirklees Council, Councillor Mahmood Akhtar and Chief Superintendent of Police Julie Sykes and 6 councillors from neighbouring wards.
A number of guest speakers spoke about their involvement with the CWFP and about the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community North East Region and their community support initiatives.
Some of the charities who received financial donations from the AMEA were:
The Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice
Martin House Children’s Hospice
Spen Valley Civic society
Mr. Lutf Rehman, Regional Director for AMEA North East Region, said:
“I thank all the charities that attended the Charity Walk for Peace, for their friendship and support. Together we look forward to raising a staggering amount of money for the many good causes and look forward to supporting the nominated charities throughout the year. Members from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association have worked so hard to collect hundreds of thousands of pounds for charitable causes to make a positive impact in the society & environment.”