Habitat for Humanity

On August 27th and October 15th, the IISC volunteers came together to help a family finish building their home through Habitat for Humanity. Through this self rewarding process they were also able to learn new skills such as: Painting, dry walling, building a fence, and how to install a washing macine. Some of the volunteers further helped out at the restore, which is where they sell household materials and building supplies as a way to fund raise for their homes.

Habitat for Humanity enables families with children who don't meet the criteria of conventional mortgage an opportunity to own a home, provide stability, and independence for their families. The houses are build through community support and lots of volunteer hours so they are able to sell the home with no-down payment and a no interest mortgage.

Families need to complete 300 hours on their own and 200 hours through friends and community. We were able to contribute 115 hours towards a home for a family, al hamdulillah. To find out more about Habitat’s mission and help more families build a stable future, please visit www.habitatsouthernab.ca .

If you want to get involved with our various volunteering activities, please contact navaid@iisc.ca


Mailing Address (for all postal mail): 

Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)
PO Box 64295, Thorncliffe PO
Calgary, AB, T2K 6J7


Downtown Calgary Mosque (IISC)

Unit 200, 1009 7th Ave SW Calgary, AB, T2P 1A8

Phone: (403) 261-7602

IISC Youth Centre (Al-Kahf)

4134 6 St NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8C8

IISC NE (next door from IISC Youth Center)  

4128 6 St NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8C8

Phone: (403) 261-7601

Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)® is a Registered Charitable and non-profit organization (#871722617 RR0001) based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

For information about Charities and Giving in Canada, please visit http://www.canada.ca/charities-giving