Local Community Involvement

“We are proud to be an active part of our community and to support its initiatives in any way we can.”

Bashir Persian Rugs takes an active part in a variety of community initiatives. It is committed to improving the quality of life and enhancing the vitality of the community of Montreal and Quebec. Through financial contributions, it supports programs and organizations that address social progress, economic success and environmental excellence - all vital components of community sustainability.

The company's commitments include contributions to a number of charity and welfare organizations, hospitals, and local community service centers, as well as the Friends of Hope & Cope Foundation, the JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Center and Vermont Public Radio (VPR & NPR). Below is a list of some of the organizations it has contributed to and continues to contribute to over the years:

  • Arts

    • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
    • The McCord Museum
    • The Château Ramezay Museum
    • Montreal Symphony Orchestra
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  • Community Building

    • Canadian High Commission of Pakistan
    • South Asian Women Association of Canada (SAWAC)
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  • Education

    • Family Educational Services Foundation (FESF)
    • Fonds pour les enfants du Liban (F.E.Lib)
    • Jewish Public Library
    • Lower Canada College
    • The Marshall Direct Fund (Schools for girls)
    • The Citizens Foundation
    • Namal Education Foundation
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  • Religious Organizations

    • Congregation Zichron Kedoshim
    • Bikur Cholim Ladies Association of Montreal
    • St. George Orthodox Church
    • Saint Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church
    • Temple Emanu-El-Beth Shalom
  • Animal Organizations

    • Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Montreal (SPCA)
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  • Health Care

    • Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital Foundation
    • Sainte-Justine Hospital
    • Santa Cabrini Hospital
    • Farha Foundation, Quebec’s leading AIDS fund raising organization
    • Hereditary Breast + Ovarian Cancer Foundation
    • West Island Palliative Care Residence Foundation
    • Jewish General Hospital:
      • Committee: Annual JGH Silver Star Mercedes-Benz Golf Classic
      • Committee: "Une affaire de filles"
    • Défi Canderel
    • Saving Station Foundation, N.P Organization Dedicated to the Prevention of Substance Abuse
    • Jewish Foundation for the Vision Impaired
    • Cedars Cancer Center
    • Art for Healing Foundation
    • PKD Foundation of Canada
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  • Orphanages

    • Adam Delgado Orphanage, Peru
Bashir Persian Rugs at a fundraising charity ball organized by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.

                Presented to Mr. Bashir by the High Commissioner

                    Presented to Mr. Bashir by Mr. Imran Khan, President