Muslim youth raise over $8,000 to help Adelaide’s homeless

A person from Humanity for Australia placing a participation medal on someone from the recent charity walk in Adelaide.

The funds raised will go towards providing warm meals to those in need, particularly crucial during the winter season.

Adelaide’s homeless community received a tremendous outpouring of support and generosity over the weekend, as the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth South Australia successfully raised over $8,000 during their Charity Walk on Sunday, June 18th. The funds raised will go towards providing warm meals to those in need, particularly crucial during the winter season.

Speaking to The Wire, Ata-ul-Hadi, President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth, highlighted the challenges faced by the homeless population in Adelaide and across Australia. He emphasized the importance of addressing the issue by providing shelter and warm meals, saying, “We freshly prepare the food in our kitchen, pack it into boxes, and deliver it straight to those who are in need. The food is warm and accompanied by other small items of necessity.” This initiative by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth aims to alleviate one aspect of homelessness and make a meaningful difference in the lives of those affected.

Imam Kamran Tahir further highlighted the impact of the fundraising efforts in a recent ABC Adelaide radio interview, noting that Humanity First Australia, the organization behind the initiative, operates as a non-profit charity with zero administrative costs. This ensures that 100% of the donations received directly benefit those in need.

Homelessness remains a pressing issue in South Australia, with a significant increase in the number of individuals and families experiencing homelessness over the past decade. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth’s Charity Walk in collaboration with Humanity First’s “Feeding the Homeless” initiative aims to combat this crisis by raising funds and awareness within the local community.

Humanity First has been at the forefront of providing aid and support to the homeless in Adelaide. Through their dedicated efforts, they have made significant strides in addressing the urgent needs of those without stable housing or access to regular meals. The organization’s unique approach of ensuring that every dollar donated goes directly towards helping the needy demonstrates their commitment to making a tangible impact in the lives of vulnerable individuals.

The Charity Walk took place at the beautiful Torrens Park Run, situated on War Memorial Drive in North Adelaide. By visiting the GoFundMe page, attendees had the opportunity to register for the event and make a donation to support this noble cause. Every contribution, no matter how small, played a significant role in providing essential resources such as food, shelter, and support to those experiencing homelessness.

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Australia organization, known for its dynamic and vibrant approach, has consistently displayed a strong sense of service towards both its members and the wider Australian society. Their commitment to social welfare and humanitarian initiatives shone through in the success of the charity walk. They extended their gratitude to all participants and urged the community to continue supporting such impactful events.

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Australia website,, provides further information about their commitment to serving the community and their ongoing efforts to make a positive impact in society.

To donate, visit the GoFundMe page:

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