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Over the years, I have written a lot about the impact my mother had on my life and my business. No matter the situation, she always seemed to have the perfect words of wisdom.

Continue reading “Turning a Mother’s Wise Words into a Celebration”
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  • Charity
  • children
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  • New Haven
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  • Tariq Farid Foundation

Last year the Tariq Farid Foundation was honored to contribute to the Cindy Lynn Sherwin Memorial Foundation to help create a playground at an elementary school in a needy area of New Haven, Connecticut.

The playground was the idea of Jessica DaSilva as a way to honor her older sister, Cindy, who had passed away eight years earlier.

Continue reading “A year later, a dream becomes reality”

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  • American Dream
  • education
  • family
  • success
  • Youth

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week and today being National Teacher Appreciation Day, I always like to repost a blog that was written in 2012 to honor of one of the most important people in my life. I’m sure everyone had such a teacher who made a difference in their life, and now is the time to remember them. Continue reading “A teacher’s gift”

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  • Charity
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  • Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven
  • Non-profit support
  • opportunity
  • Philanthropy
  • Tariq Farid Foundation
  • Youth

One of the most intimidating challenges of moving to a new country is learning a new language and customs. I know this from first-hand experience.

Thanks to the help of caring teachers and new friends, however, I was able to make the transition when I moved to this country as a child. Not everyone is fortunate enough to have such support.

Continue reading “Tariq Farid Foundation adds support for literacy volunteers of Greater New Haven”

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  • Charity
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  • education
  • healthcare
  • Heshima Kenya
  • Non-profit support
  • opportunity
  • Refugees
  • Tariq Farid Foundation
  • Youth

Sadly, hardly a day goes by when there is not a story about the plight of refugees trying to escape the horrors of conflict in some part of the world. The stories of desperation and fear will tear at your heart, making you want to find some way to help.

Continue reading “Tariq Farid Foundation Announces Challenge Grant To Help Young Refugee Women in Kenya”

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