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Compassionate Louisville Expands

It was eight years ago this month when Mayor Greg Fischer announced the Compassionate Louisville campaign. Now the program has announced a significant expansion and nonprofit. The announcement was made at Semple Elementary School, one of the 24 schools in JCPS that embraces the compassionate curriculum. “We are basically going to Compassionate Louisville 2.0,” said [...]

By |2019-11-10T19:25:53+00:00November 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

MAC Supports the Americana World Community Center

MAC was a proud supporter of the seventh annual dinner on Saturday, November 2nd, presented by the Americana World Community Center. Dr. Rana Latif (left, board member MAC and Americana) with Edgardo Mansilla (Executive Director, Americana).  

By |2019-11-04T02:46:08+00:00November 3rd, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Posts|0 Comments

MAC Enjoys “Chocolate Dreams”

Dr. Waqar Saleem visited the Mellwood Art Center for the 14th Annual “Chocolate Dreams” fundraising event benefiting Elderserve. Dr. Saleem also serves as an Elderserve Board Member. Thank you to everyone who attended for making the evening a huge success.   Dr. Saleem with Elderserve Executive Director Julie Guenhthner

By |2019-10-29T12:36:59+00:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

MAC Visits “Repairing the World”

MAC President Dr. Muhammad Babar attended a very special event on Tuesday, October 22. "Repairing the World Through Music and Story: An Interfaith Evening of Music and Hope" was hosted by the Jewish Federation of Louisville and the Center for Interfaith Relations and featured Grammy-award winning violin virtuoso Johnny Gandelsman. The evening was comprised of [...]

By |2019-10-30T13:23:36+00:00October 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 |2019-11-04T02:50:33+00:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Social & Civic, 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