Category Archives: GiveLight Events

Game On – GiveLight

If there is one thing that GiveLight knows and does best, it’s helping orphans while having some fun. I have attended many GiveLight events, but game night wasn’t one of them. Not being a big sports loving person myself, I … Continue reading

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A night in Morocco

In the name of God the most gracious the most merciful. What a spectacular and overwhelming response for GiveLight from the Chicago community. Our very first event was sold out and it was amazing to see a community come together … Continue reading

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Share the Dream. Share the Light.

Glowing rays of the morning sun breaking through the darkness of night to set the sky ablaze, rhythmic sounds of the natives singing together to usher in a new day, lions shaking their manes to brush off the solace of … Continue reading

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Tea Party for a Good Cause

I  have always wondered how the fireflies can sparkle the whole world at night? Those tiny creatures can bring so much life into darkness. What if we can make it possible to touch other’s lives by sharing our blessings with … Continue reading

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Sweet Tooth Social Event

Something Sweet for the GiveLight Orphans! The GiveLight Chicago Team recently hosted a sweet tooth social event. The event was a HUGE success, with over 400 attendees and $4,600 raised in just one evening. The event was designed to raise … Continue reading

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Let it snow, let love grow.

I woke up super early on Saturday Feb 2nd, 2013. Excited about the prospect of spending all day doing something fun with our local children. Also nervous about being able to get ready on time as I had only about … Continue reading

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Sadaqa/Giving Jars: Charity of Little Hearts

“Let us not allow our countless blessings to immune us to the heartrending struggles of others.”– Anonymous With the luxuries of this world at our feet and little knowledge of its absence in other regions, many of us are faced … Continue reading

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Light-A-Candle, Light-A-Life

A flicker of light for the orphans around the world GiveLight Foundation is in constant search for unique and exciting ways to raise money to help orphans around the world. In its newest endeavor, GiveLight is sponsoring the Light-A-Candle campaign, … Continue reading

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Sparkle My Toes – The Winter Sparkleland Dance

It was 45 degrees when I parked my car at the Holyland restaurant lot. I was bundled in my red coat, gloves and heels trying hard not to trip over myself. As I walked into the restaurant I saw the … Continue reading

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The Feast of Giving

“Did He not find you an orphan and give [you] refuge?” Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is asked in the Holy Quran. A question that could be asked of all of us, it hints at a great blessing that has been bestowed … Continue reading

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