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Tariq Farid Foundation Joins Fight Against Domestic Violence

posted by Tariq Farid September 2, 2016

Domestic violence is an issue that touches all parts of society, with the victims, especially women and children, often suffering alone and in silence. That’s why it gave all of us at the Tariq Farid Foundation such a tremendous feeling to be able to deliver a grant recently to support the Prudence Crandall Center (PCC), the oldest domestic violence program in Connecticut. Continue Reading

Tariq Farid presents Edible Arrangements Franchisee of Year award
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Recognizing the sweet success of Edible Arrangements’ franchisees

posted by Tariq Farid August 14, 2016

While reflecting again on my time at the recent Edible Arrangements convention I was overwhelmed when thinking of all our amazing franchisee partners and the relentless passion and hard work they put into their businesses every single day. That’s why I was so honored for the opportunity to recognize some of these great partners during our award ceremonies with Edible Arrangements President Rob Price.

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Tariq Farid and Edible Arrangements help Serving Our Kids Foundation provide food for children
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Edible Arrangements joins Serving Our Kids effort to Change the world ONE Child at a time!

posted by Tariq Farid July 29, 2016

The Edible Arrangements convention this week in Las Vegas held many, many highlights for me. Few, however, matched the opportunity we had earlier in the week to join the passionate volunteers of the Serving Our Kids Foundation in Las Vegas for an important project. Continue Reading

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Philanthropy

Tariq Farid Foundation lends support to New Haven Reads

posted by Tariq Farid July 18, 2016

Last week I visited New Haven Reads, a local nonprofit, and it brought back many memories from 1981, when my family arrived in the US from Pakistan. The space was filled with volunteers from the community providing one-on-one tutoring for kids struggling with reading and English literacy. When I first came to the US, this is what my sixth grade teacher did for me, and it made all the difference.

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Edible Arrangements

For all of us at Edible Arrangements, change begins at home

posted by Tariq Farid July 14, 2016

“Change begins at home,” as the saying goes, and that is certainly true at the Edible Arrangements headquarters in Wallingford. We recently celebrated the opening of our newest Edible Arrangements location, which can be found right in the entrance to our ever-growing corporate headquarters.

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