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Backpack Blessings 2019

Our volunteers continue their journey of Compassion to help others in our beloved city. On Jan. 16th and Feb. 6th, 2019, Doctors for Healthy Communities and Muslim Americans for Compassion sponsored a supplies drive for Blessings in a Backpack. The events were held at Camp Taylor Elementary School in Louisville. MAC and DHC volunteers along with Camp [...]

By |2019-02-10T00:03:59+00:00February 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Swaminarayan Hindu Temple Community Clean-up Highlights

On Saturday, February 2, 2019, Muslim Americans for Compassion joined hundreds of people at the Swaminarayan Hindu Temple on Bardstown Road (Louisville, Kentucky) for a Community Clean-up. Earlier in the week, vandals broke into the Temple, damaged property, and spray-painted messages of hate on its walls. Our thanks to Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer for encouraging [...]

By |2019-02-03T18:57:35+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Social & Civic|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

TSA Receives Lunches, Food Gift Cards from MAC

Volunteers from Muslim Americans for Compassion and Doctors for Healthy Communities delivered lunches and $15 Kroger gift cards to TSA employees on January 20, 2019. The partial government shutdown is in its fourth week with no end in sight. Thousands of employees are being furloughed or unpaid during this time. Millions of Americans [...]

By |2019-01-30T23:56:43+00:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: Social & Civic|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Dr. Babar Went to Israel Conflicted, Came Back Armed With New Understanding

By Shiela Steinman Wallace, Editor Emeritus of Jewish LouisvilleDecember 20, 2018 Muhammad Babar When Dr. Muhammad Babar was asked to join a delegation of 12 American-Muslim leaders on an AJC-sponsored trip to Israel this past November, he felt conflicted.“It was not easy for me to agree to take this trip,” the Louisville physician said. “There [...]

By |2019-01-09T19:03:43+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

One Shining Louisville Celebrates Faith/Diversity

MAC president Muhammad Babar served as the master of ceremonies for the "One Shining Louisville" interfaith inauguration event for Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer. On January 6, 2018, "One Shining Louisville" took place at the Cathedral of the Assumption in Louisville, Kentucky. Muhammad Babar, president of Muslim Americans for Compassion, served as the master [...]

By |2019-01-08T00:27:40+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Highlights from Blessings in a Backpack Service Project

On December 5, 2018, Muslim Americans for Compassion and Doctors for Healthy Communities sponsored a supplies drive for Blessings in a Backpack. The event was held at Camp Taylor Elementary School in Louisville. MAC and DHC volunteers along with Camp Taylor students, parents and teachers, delivered and sorted healthy food that will be [...]

By |2018-12-10T18:29:14+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Social & Civic|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Stay Connected to MAC

Dear Faithful Supporters: Muslim Americans for Compassion is growing its nonprofit infrastructure to better serve the community. With your help, we'd like to solidify our strongest resource -- you, our community supporter. Please email us with your complete mailing address and phone number. Rest assured your information will remain confidential and will not be shared, [...]

By |2018-12-10T17:26:48+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Support Blessings in a Backpack on December 5

Doctors for Healthy Communities and Muslim Americans for Compassion are partnering with Blessings in a Backpack to help the children of our compassionate city. Our initiative is to address social and civic concerns in communities that are underserved and to try to utilize our resources efficiently to achieve what we believe is the most positive [...]

By |2018-12-01T22:01:35+00:00December 1st, 2018|Categories: Social & Civic|Tags: , |0 Comments

Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner

IPP Executive Director Haleh Karimi, MAC Board member Waqar Saleem, and IPP Director of Operations Cindy Humbert On November 19, 2018, Interfaith Paths to Peace hosted its annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner. The event was presented by Interfaith Paths to Peace in partnership with Crescent Hill Baptist Church, Louisville Islamic Center of Compassion, and [...]

By |2018-11-26T01:02:25+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Interfaith|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

MAC and DHC deliver blankets/backpacks to UP

On November 21, 2018, volunteers from Muslim Americans for Compassion and Doctors for Healthy Communities delivered more than 50 blankets and backpacks to Uniting Partners (UP) for Women and Children. UP is Louisville’s first women’s-only day shelter. The organization provides basic hygiene access in addition to case management services. From July 16 (opening [...]

By |2018-11-21T16:48:04+00:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Social & Civic|0 Comments