Barnardo’s, the UK’s largest children’s charity, celebrated Eid with a special dinner, to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan. The meal was attended by Barnardo’s Chief Executive Javed Khan and an array of popular celebrities and media personalities from the British Asian community who took part in #FastForADay.
Participants in the campaign included British boxing champion Amir Khan, Pakistani music star Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, YouTube star Humza Arshad, Bhangra music star Juggy D, British R&B star Arjun, BBC presenter Sonali Shah, Sky News’ Ashish Joshi, BBC Asian Network’s Panjabi Hit Squad, urban music star Mumzy Stranger and presenters Anushka Arora and Natasha Asghar.
Attending the Eid dinner last night were more of the campaign’s participants such as chart-topping music producer Naughty Boy, Hijabi model Mariah Idrissi, British Bhangra star H-Dhami, ‘Bend It Like Beckham’ and ‘Eastenders’ actor Ameet Chana, TV and radio presenter Suzi Mann, comedian Islah Rahman, stylist Anisha Vasani and fashion designer Saran Kohli.
#FastForADay, a month-long campaign during Ramadan, was an initiative to highlight some of Barnardo’s important work with children from all communities and faith groups.
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