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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

Muhammad Ali Honored

It was a great week for the legacy of legendary boxer and activist Muhammad Ali. On June 3rd, Interfaith Paths to Peace hosted a memorial service and candlelight vigil at the Muhammad Ali Center. MAC President Dr. Muhammad Babar spoke at the event, "“It has been three years since our beloved Muhammad Ali left this [...]

By |2019-06-07T18:32:28+00:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Social & Civic|0 Comments

St. Vincent de Paul Receives Much Needed Supplies

St. Vincent de Paul Louisville, a shelter for families in need, recently put out the call for hygiene supply donations. Muslim Americans for Compassion and Doctors for Healthy Communities answered. Our volunteers donated diapers, deodorants, blankets and more. Thank you to everyone who helped with this need. St. Vincent de Paul continues to be a [...]

By |2019-05-29T13:25:00+00:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Posts, Social & Civic|0 Comments

Highlights from the 2019 Interfaith Iftar

Dr. Abdul-Munim Sombat Jitmoud On May 14, 2019, Muslim Americans for Compassion, in partnership with Interfaith Paths to Peace, hosted the ninth-annual Interfaith Iftar dinner at Second Presbyterian Church in Louisville, Kentucky. Nearly 500 people attended the event, which featured messages of compassion and blessings from many of Louisville's civic, faith, and community [...]

By |2019-05-24T16:21:12+00:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Posts|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments