IEC Services, Initiatives and Projects
IEC’s Imam Sajjad Clinic provides free clinical services to the Houston community. The clinic is operated by volunteer health professionals and frequently hosts webinars and events on health-related topics.
The COVID-19 relief program was established to support the community members that were impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Services offered under this program include unemployment assistance and financial relief (e.g., rent, utilities, etc.) to impacted community members.
Please note that IEC Restaurant located at 2313 South Voss Rd will now be open in the evenings for food services and orders for the community, Insha’Allah. This includes orders for individual sales (single or small quantity) as well as Catering orders. We request community members to take advantage of this service and help support our operations and hard-working employees. Please make note of the hours of operation, weekly menu, and information on placing orders.
Our Scholarship Program offers eligible high school seniors and college freshmen the opportunity to apply for an IEC scholarship. The program currently distributes over $7,000/year to our Muslim youth with a target goal of $20,000.
IEC regularly hosts members of other faiths and participates in joint interfaith dialogues. We have a dedicated dawah team comprised of reverts and bilingual community members who engage with people of other faiths. IEC is also registered with the Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston.
IEC offers a legal advisory program led by the Legal Matters Committees (LMC) that provides guidance on and handling of legal affairs of the IEC community including protection of religious, civil, and other legal rights of IEC and its members.
Sponsor-A-Student Program is to help deserving Al-Hadi school families who like their children to get an education in an Islamic environment. This program allows you to sponsor or support a child’s monthly tuition expenses for any amount of your selection, with payments going directly to the school. We request community members to reach out to their friends and families to participate in this program.
The IEC has a dedicated team of senior citizens that host monthly discussions on Islamic topics. The team is comprised of our respected elders and offers the senior citizens an interactive and like-minded community. As the proverb states, “Bird of a feather flock together.”
The Muslim Alliance Helping Disadvantaged Individuals (“MAHDI”) is an Islamic charitable organization established in April 2008. MAHDI group is a volunteer-based, grassroots, charitable institution seeking to help the greater Houston community in need.
The IEC offers full burial services to members of the community, including grave reservations, transportation and logistics, kafan and ghusl services, and burial ceremony under the guidance of our Resident Alim, Maulana Farhat Abbas.
IEC has two active youth groups for different age groups, Al-Qasim, and Ansar Al-Hujjah, with the latter focusing on youth in high school and college and Al-Qasim primarily for elementary and middle school ages. There are numerous activities year-round to create a strong brother and sisterhood amongst our youth and to promote a healthy lifestyle both physically and spiritually. Alhumdulilah since the fall of 2020 we have been able to fully utilize our brand new Al-Hadi facility to start our IEC Youth Sports program! With over 170 children and more than 15 dedicated coaches, we have year-round season-based leagues. Be sure to keep a lookout for the registration for our upcoming season!
The IEC offers a full-scale venue for wedding events to its community members at competitive rates. Our services include catering, program and logistics management, photography, and videography.