After 'miracle' deal, downtown mosque is on the move.
The Hamilton Downtown Mosque has made a “miracle” deal to buy a building on York Boulevard, a property the highly multicultural congregation plans to turn into a new hub for spiritual and community life in the city’s core.
The mosque launched a fundraising campaign in October and has collected $1.4 million, almost half the purchase price. The campaign will continue, but the drive to date was enough to close the $3.5-million deal.
Children and youth will learn there and grow up to be good citizens for Canada – Wahed Al Jabry, mosque board director
Mosque leaders shared the news during a service on Saturday at their current Wilson Street location, said Wahed Al Jabry, the director of the mosque’s board.......
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