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Dr. Muhammad Babar Receives Spirit of Louisville Award

Muhammad Babar, MD, MBA, MSc, was honored with the Mayor's Spirit of Louisville Award last night during the 2019 WLKY Bell Awards for his commitment to the building of Louisvillian compassion through his numerous charitable efforts and the leadership of Muslim Americans for Compassion and Doctors for Healthy Communities. Mayor Fischer had this to say [...]

By |2019-10-09T20:41:52+00:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

MAC President Muhammad Babar Receives Spirit of Louisville Award

Muslim Americans for Compassion President Dr. Muhammad Babar has been named the recipient of the 2019 Mayor's Spirit of Louisville Award. The award, along with the WLKY Bell Awards, are presented by the WLKY Spirit of Louisville Foundation and recognize individuals who have demonstrated the true “spirit of Louisville” through selfless volunteer efforts and seeks [...]

By |2019-10-18T01:08:46+00:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Posts, Social & Civic|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

MAC Dares to Care at 2019 Hunger Walk

On Sunday, September 22, 2019, representatives from Muslim Americans for Compassion (MAC) participated in the 2019 Hunger Walk at Louisville's Waterfont Park. The event is presented by Kroger and organized by Dare to Care and our community partners at Interfaith Paths to Peace. Each year during the Hunger Walk more than 2,000 people [...]

By |2019-10-09T20:33:05+00:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Posts, Social & Civic|Tags: , , |0 Comments

MAC Delivers Lunches to First Responders on 9/11

On September 11, 2019, representatives from Muslim Americans for Compassion (MAC), a Louisville-based interfaith peace advocacy organization, delivered box lunches to fire stations and police stations throughout the city. Delivery of the lunches coincides with the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. For MAC [...]

By |2019-09-12T01:10:22+00:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Posts, Social & Civic|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Support MAC on Give for Good Louisville Day Sept. 12

My Friends in Faith and Compassion: It has been a full year here at Muslim Americans for Compassion. Our efforts to foster peace in our city through interfaith dialogue and community service projects continue to manifest in several ways. We are blessed with a dedicated group of individuals who volunteer their time and talent to [...]

By |2019-08-23T20:08:25+00:00August 23rd, 2019|Categories: Posts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Stand Up in the Face of Tragedy

This is tragic. Just as Muslim Americans for Compassion was drafting a message in response to last weekend’s mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, news about the mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, hit the airwaves. We are now to a point where such horrific occasions aren’t marked by the year or location (“the Columbine mass [...]

By |2019-08-06T17:41:24+00:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Social & Civic|0 Comments

MAC Doctors Supply Local School Students

MAC President Dr. Muhammad Babar and Dr. Waqar Saleem, along with numerous volunteers, recently delivered school supplies to JCPS staff. Backpacks filled with pencils, paper, folders and more were distributed to six area schools to help children in need. Thank you to the staff of Atkinson Elementary, Blue Lick Elementary, Camp Taylor, Knight Middle, Newcomer [...]

By |2019-08-01T15:00:01+00:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Protecting Places of Worship

On July 10, 2019, the evening prior to the Protecting Houses of Worship Forum, several faith and community leaders met to discuss awareness and collaboration on how to keep our community's houses of worship safe. Attendees were, from left, Fred Whitaker from St. Francis of Assisi School; Mat Goldberg development director of Jewish Community [...]

By |2019-07-12T21:30:25+00:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Social & Civic|Tags: , , |0 Comments