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Dr. Saleem is Working with UK Students on Website Design

MAC Vice President Dr. Waqar Saleem also serves as Community Faculty at University of Kentucky. Dr. Saleem recently visited campus UK for “student project prototypes for webpage designs.” This was the final presentation by University students to end their semester. They did exemplary work to improve design and layout on two different webpages. Dr. [...]

By |2019-12-13T16:03:39+00:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: Social & Civic|0 Comments

Dr. Babar Joins Muslim Jewish Advisory Council

MAC President Dr. Muhammad Babar has agreed to serve as co-chair for the Muslim Jewish Advisory Council (MJAC) of Louisville formed December 8, 2019. MAC Board members  Dr. Tahir Raza, Ozair Shariff Esq. and Dr. Waqar Saleem also serve as council members. The event was held at the Muhammad Ali Center and featured MJAC National [...]

By |2019-12-13T03:24:05+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Social & Civic|0 Comments

MAC Delivers Blankets to UP for Women and Children

On November 27, 2019, volunteers from Muslim Americans for Compassion and Doctors for Healthy Communities delivered blankets and other items to UP Center for Women and Children in downtown Louisville. This is the second year that the two organizations have organized a collection of items for UP, which provides a healthy, safe environment for homeless [...]

By |2019-11-27T19:31:31+00:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Social & Civic|Tags: , |0 Comments

MAC and Freedom House Share A Holiday Meal

Muslim Americans for Compassion (MAC) sponsored a holiday meal for the Volunteers of America Freedom House on Monday, November 25th. The Freedom House Women’s Addiction Recovery Program provides residential treatment program for alcohol and/or drug dependent pregnant women and women with young children. Nicole Yates, District Director, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) with volunteers.

By |2019-11-26T14:40:23+00:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Social & Civic|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

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