Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilTo honour the ongoing support of Jesus The King Council, North York Harvest Food Bank presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Grand Knight Hikmat Dandan for continuously supporting the food bank over a period of 5 years, during their inaugural Community Salute on Saturday, June 1. Their Executive Director personally thanked GK Hikmat for the support during which approximately 5 tons of food were collected for the food bank. Over 47,000 individuals across Toronto were impacted last year by the food bank's various programs. 16,000 persons use the food bank each month. The [...]
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilSK Hikmat Dandan, The Grand Knight of Jesus The King Council 15045 and his daughter EveLareine, a graphic arts student in York designed Our Lady of Guadalupe pin that every knight should have. Our Lady of Guadalupe was a sign from Heaven. In 1531, Holy Mary, the mother of Jesus, appeared to a Mexican devout Christian named Juan Diego and asked him to get Bishop Zummaraga's approval to build her a shrine at Tepayak, a mountainous area where Mexicans lived. When the Bishop refused Diego's request, Holy Mary showed him a place where [...]
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilIn the 2019 116th State Convention, Jesus the King Council 15045 was awarded THE BEST OVERALL ONTARIO COMMUNITY AWARD & the RUNNER UP FAITH IN ACTION AWARD for JERUSALEM STUDENTS. Also a special tribute in the convention book for the Grand Knight's daughter EveLareine who helped GK Hikmat in designing the State Convention Commemorative pin of Our Lady of Guadalupe that was very popular and included in every delegate's kit. Jerusalem Students has been recognized again in 2019 (already won the Supreme Council International Youth Service Award in San Antonio, Texas in 2013) [...]
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King Council " And whoever welcomes one such child in my name, welcomes me." Mathew 18:2-6 During this Holy Week, what is more worthy than sponsoring the education of a needy Christian student in The Holy Land? The young students in the Melkite Catholic Patriarchate school in Beit Sahour, Shepherds Fields need your help. Yes it was in this place near Bethlehem where the Angel appeared to the shepherds. Jerusalem Students project has already sponsored the education of more than 70 students mostly by KOFC councils and Knights, but there is still more than [...]
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilThe founder & chairman of Jerusalem Students GK Hikmat Dandan presented an Appreciation Certificate from the Patriarchal Vicar & Archbishop of Jerusalem Most Reverend Yaser Al-Ayyash to GK Armando Gamboa of St. Justin Martyr Council for sponsoring a student " Ramez " until his graduation in 2018 in the Melkite Catholic Patriarchal School in Beit Sahour, Shepherds' Fields near Bethlehem. The student was chosen by the council because his father suffers from a physical disability as SK Randy Galluzzi said that it was a chance to provide support all through his academic career. [...]
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilGrand Knight Hikmat Dandan of Jesus The King Council donating C$1,750 to Jesus The King Melkite Catholic Church for the rebuilding plans received by Rev. Fr. Ibrahim ElHaddad which is 25% of the proceeds of the Valentine Knight event that is organized annually by the council and attended by nearly 250 persons. The Valentine Knight was awarded as The Best Council Project in the 2017 State Convention. Do not miss Jesus The King Valentine Knight event in 2020. Call GK Hikmat 416 - 893 8060.
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilJerusalem Students is a Knights of Columbus project that sponsors needy Christian students in the Holy Land. The Christians in the Holy Land are diminishing and they have become nearly less than 2% of the population. By sponsoring a needy student, we are giving him a chance to complete his education, go to university, and graduate. This generous gift of education will lay the foundation for successful Christian families that will grow to populate The Holy Land thus preserving the Christian presence where Jesus Christ walked and preached. The school where the students [...]
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilJesus The King Council Food For Families Chairman Bro. Elias Assal with Lieutenant Governor of Ontario the Honorable Elizabeth Dowdeswell. In cooperation with North York Harvest Food Bank, Bro. Elias set up three food collection bins in three locations and he set a new target this year for Jesus The King Council to collect lbs 2000 in comparison to lbs 750 last year. Already lbs 1250 have been achieved during the Christmas Food For Families drive and now with the lent drive, hopefully he will achieve his target. The target of North York [...]