2018 Annual Fundraiser

Mark your calendars!  Tickets can be purchased online.

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Winter Clothing Drive

Triangle Muslim Aid, a local youth led service organization is holding a winter clothing and hygiene drive from November 26th through December 7th.  Please donate the following:

  • Gloves
  •  Jackets
  •  Scarfs
  •  Socks
  •  Warm hats
  •  Warm pants
  •  Toothpaste
  •  Toothbrushes
  •  Soap
  •  Shampoo
  •  Floss
  •  Female hygiene products

There are 2 donation boxes in the lobby where you can drop off any donations.  These supplies will be distributed to the homeless and needy in the Triangle area.  As the temperature continues to drop, please consider donating to help those in need.

Youth Halaqa

Apex Mosque has restarted its youth halaqa program for ages 13 & up on Fridays at 7PM.  Separate sessions for girls and boys will be held.  All youth are encouraged to attend.  For any questions, please email Sr. Fatoumata.

Refugee & Families in Need Support

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Any community member wanting to work with local agencies to help refugees settling in the RTP area are encouraged to contact Br Nasser Shahin (919-805- 1204).  Families are coming to the US throughout the year and a number of household items and additional support are needed to support these families.

Br. Nasser always works with local families in need.

Apex Mosque is Hiring for Al Manara Preschool

Al Manara Preschool is seeking a qualified Preschool Assistant Teacher to be responsible for the care and assistance for an assigned group of children as part of a teaching team.  The preschool assistant teacher must have a great love and patience for children. Qualifications needed to teach them effectively include knowledge of best practices and preschool educational methods as well as the ability to engage them and earn their trust and attention.  Any interested candidate can contact Sr. Mona Dakrouri.

The Assistant Teacher works with and under the direction of the principal.  This position may be assigned to one or more specific classrooms and may be reassigned at any time.  Al Manara looks not only for the right skills, but also for a cultural fit.  We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique culture that makes Al Manara such a great place to work.  We look for the total candidate: technical skills, culture fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators.  Candidates must be ready to make an impact.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the safety and supervision of the children at all times, must be able to maintain visual and auditory supervision both indoors and outside.
  • Responsible for the upkeep of an organized, nurturing environment for children that encourages their social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development.
  • Maintains the overall classroom environment including restocking supplies, keeping an orderly environment, following sanitation guidelines and licensing requirements.  • Assists in record keeping for each child, documents illness/injury, milestones and skills acquired, learning, behavioral, or developmental concerns.
  • Supports parents by maintaining open communication.  • Performs other duties as assigned. Preferences
  • Excellent communication skills in teaching children, documenting progress, and discussing child behavior
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Child Development, or related field.
  • Early childhood education credentials
  • Experience with children of the age 3-5 in a day care centers a Montessori Teacher.
  • Pediatric CPR and pediatric first aid certified equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience may be considered in place of the requirements stated above.
  • Additional information: To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

Collection for Needy Girls

A local girl scout troop is collecting items for needy girls.  Please see the list below and drop them off at the Apex Mosque between now and 20-Oct.

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November Community Dinner: Muhammad (PBUH): Mercy for Mankind

The November community dinner will be held in combination with a Kids and Parents workshop about the blessed Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) on Saturday, 24-November 2018 from 4PM to 9PM.  Enjoy the following with your child: art stations, face painting, games, historical prophetic gallery, dinner, nasheed and more happy moments.  Please bring a dish to share with the community.

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Apex Mosque Educational Programs Open Registration

Registration is still open for Apex Mosque 2018 educational programs.  Click on the links below:

Hurricane Florence Relief

In collaboration with Triangle Muslim Aid and local masajid, emergency relief supplies are being collected at Apex Mosque for Hurricane Florence victims.  Only the following items will be collected, please drop them in the lobby in the masjid from now until end of the day Friday, 28-September.

  • cleaning gloves
  • disinfectant wipes
  • baby formula
  • baby wipes
  • baby diapers
  • feminine hygiene products
  • allergy medicine
  • pain relievers
  • Neosporin/Cortizone
  • Pepto-Bismol
  • Nyquil/Dayquil
  • emergency blankets
  • can openers