Islamic center hands out more than 1,600 toys
By Farin Montanez
The eyes of more than 1,600 Madera students lit up Friday when they were each handed a gift as part of a surprise toy giveaway organized by the Islamic Cultural Center in Fresno.
Members of the Islamic center passed out toys to every student at Cesar Chavez and Sierra Vista Elementary Schools.
The Islamic center’s Imam, or religious leader, Seyed Ali Ghazuini, said this is the first time the Fresnobased center has reached out to the Madera community. “We want to bring smiles to the faces of families, especially children,” he said. “In the holiday season it is something we have to do, we share our food and other gifts with others who are less fortunate. Read the entire article Here