The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: “He is not one of us who does not show mercy to our young ones and respects our old ones.”
The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: “If a young man honour’s an elderly on account of his age, Allah appoints someone to honour him in his old age.”
The respect, good treatment and kindness Muslims are to show the elderly in our community is unquestionable and it is with this in mind our Youth and Experience project encourages everyone to get involved.
Step One: Contact Us and we will assist you with ideas, contacts and help you plan your project.
Step Two: Decide whether you will do it with your family and friends or want to go bigger and get the wider community involved.
Step Three: Decide a date and how you wish to help. Visit a elderly coffee morning, set up a movie club...
Step Four: Let people know your plans and invite others to join. Remember "Many hands make light work"
Step Five: Go Make a Difference! Remember to take a few pics to share on your social media using #YouthExperience and email us on firstname.lastname@example.org so we can can inspire others to get involved.
Community: Help, support and make friends with the elders in our community and give them the respect and company they need.
Ummah: Create greater unity and build stronger ties within our own Muslim community by working on projects together.
Yourself: Earn some good deeds by honouring the elderly and fulfil a sunnah of our prophet (pbuh).