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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 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 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

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

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

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