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MAC Speaks on Social Distancing

Muslim Americans for Compassion (MAC) is humbled to be part of Muslim Community of Louisville's Covid-19 Response Team. The team has done a wonderful job in increasing community awareness about social distancing. It has also served over 100 families in need by providing necessary food and hygiene items. Special thanks to local Islamic Centers for [...]

By |2020-03-30T13:04:29+00:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

MAC Delivers Lunch to MetroSafe Emergency Communication

MAC volunteer Sohail Zuberi & Dr. Babar delivered lunches to MetroSafe Emergency Communication Center in Louisville to show our gratitude in this time of need. Lunch prepared by Subway at Holiday Manor. We're proud to serve these hard workers in times of crisis.  

By |2020-03-25T17:30:13+00:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Social & Civic|0 Comments

MAC Shares COVID-19 Best Practices

The week has been a busy one for MAC as our physicians worked to prepare our elderly and at risk populations ahead of the spread of Coronavirus. Dr. Muhammad Babar visited Wave3 News to explain how COVID-19 may affect your family. Watch his interview here. Dr. Babar also participated in this joint interview with Mary Rademaker, [...]

By |2020-03-15T19:08:47+00:00March 15th, 2020|Categories: Social & Civic|0 Comments

Church Leaders Preach Private Prayer Worship

Via Wave3 News Interfaith leaders said Friday they are following the advice of Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and other lawmakers to suspend services for now until more is known about the coronavirus' impact. “COVID-19 is different from any other former tragedy in that it spreads through crowds,” said Dr. Muhammad Babar, the Compassionate Louisville Chairman [...]

By |2020-03-15T18:12:51+00:00March 15th, 2020|Categories: Interfaith, Social & Civic|0 Comments

MAC Interviews: Catalina Cordova, Louisville’s Census Coordinator

By Aaron Burch The 2020 United States Census begins March 12th. This once per decade event is an essential part of a functioning democracy. Every person counted assists state and federal government in allocating funds and proper representation in Congress. To help explain the Census process, as well as the behind the scenes work being [...]

By |2020-02-18T20:45:56+00:00February 15th, 2020|Categories: Social & Civic|0 Comments

Prepare for the Upcoming Census

MAC is encouraging fellow citizens to actively participate in the upcoming 2020 census. The census takes place every 10 years and is essential to the progress of our communities. The results will show where communities need new schools, new health clinics, new roads and other services for families, older adults and children. They'll also inform [...]

By |2020-02-13T21:17:11+00:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

MAC Calls for Support of New Health Facility

Dr. Muhammad Babar, Founder of Muslim American for Compassion and President, Kentuckiana Geriatric and Palliative Services participated in an interfaith prayer during the annual luncheon of Louisville Urban League on Dec 6, 2019, and also made a donation of $5,000 for the Norton Sports Health Athletics & Learning Complex. Dr. Babar believes that redlining and other discriminatory practices [...]

By |2020-02-12T00:33:04+00:00February 12th, 2020|Categories: Social & Civic|0 Comments

MAC Visits 2020 Physicians Day at the Capitol

MAC was proud to visit Frankfort for Physician's Day at the Capitol. So many physicians traveled to make their voices heard on health care. Dr. Muhammad Babar and Dr. Waqar Saleem were among those who chose to go and speak directly to legislators about health care policy. Dr. Saleem is also pictured with KMA Executive [...]

By |2020-02-17T15:18:28+00:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Social & Civic|0 Comments

What It Means To Be An American

Dr. Muhammad Babar spoke on January 28th, 2020 at the Louisville Boat Club Literary Society about the spirit of “What It Means To Be An American.” He shared his journey from home to home, from his land of birth Pakistan to his adopted homeland of America. He mentioned that Islam and Muslims are not aliens [...]

By |2020-01-31T16:46:06+00:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Interfaith, Social & Civic|0 Comments