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2017 Ramadan Berbagi / Ramadan to Share
June 23 @ 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT$5 - $40
Ramadan is all about sharing with those around us. So let’s celebrate this tradition of sharing the spirit and blessing of Ramadan with not only our family and friends, but also to those less privileged.
To all ICONEans in Massachusetts and Connecticut, you can now order and enjoy the scrumptious selections of Indonesian cookies (kue kering) and snacks, specially made by two of our best Indonesian chefs: Uum Humaerah and Nina Mae, with your family and friends. While purchasing these cooking and snacks, it would be greatly appreciated if you can make a donation (sedekah) to the Panti Sosial Asuhan Anak Yatim Piatu Daarunnas, an orphanage center in Tangerang, Indonesia, with the amount choice of $20 or $40.
This program is open to all people, regardless of race and religion.
List of cookies and snacks available include: Carang Mas ($5/pack), Sermier Gula Merah ($6/pack), Kue Nastar ($8/pack), Kue Keju Kastengel ($7/pack), Putri Salju ($7/pack), Biji Ketapang ($5/pack), Cheesesticks ($5/pack), Kacang Bawang ($5/pack), Kembang Goyang ($5/pack), Rempeyek Teri ($5/pack) and Rempeyek Kacang ($5/pack).
Pick-up times and venues:
Connecticut: Monday / June 19, 2017 at 2pm, A Dong Supermarket, 160 Shield St, West Hartford, CT 06110. Order deadline: June 17, 2017.
Massachusetts: Friday & Saturday / June 23 & 24, 2017 at 3pm, 1009 Beacon St., Brookline MA 02446. Order deadline: June 22, 2017.
(Note: for our reference, please put a note on the checkout page about your choice of pick-up time and venue)
Life is not about what we gain, but what we give for others and the moments we share with them. Celebrate your Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr / Hari Raya moments with your family and friends, while also sharing a small portion of this joy to orphans in need.
Thank you in advance for your kind support. Please make your Paypal / credit cards / debit card orders and donations at the bottom of this page. For further questions, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Evin at (617) 480-9517.
Should you wish to donate a different amount, you can send your check to our treasurer, Yana Regan, payable to Indonesian Community of New England, Inc. with the address of 400 Washington St., suite 408, Braintree, MA 02184. You can also make the purchase and donation through Venmo at https://venmo.com/ICONE
We wish you all a blessed Ramadan and Eid Mubarak.
About Yayasan Daarunnas
Yayasan Daarunnas is an orphanage center located at the Bojong Desa village in Tangerang, Indonesia. Mostly funded by regular donations through zakat/sadaqa (almsgiving), this orphanage is currently taking care of 75 children and youth. The orphanage has been supporting these children in need through foster care, education and adoption. For more information on the orphanage center, click here (note: the document is in Bahasa Indonesia).
About Ramadan Berbagi / Ramadan to Share program
This program, while serving its purpose in supporting and empowering our local talents in culinary, is also one of ICONE’s giving back programs to Indonesia. It focuses on providing education support to children and youth in need. Started in 2016, during Ramadan, 100% of the donations from this program will go to different targeted communities and welfare institutions in need of help in Indonesia.
Bersama, kita bisa!