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A year later, a dream becomes reality

posted by Tariq Farid June 9, 2016

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.

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A teacher’s gift

posted by Tariq Farid May 3, 2016

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

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Tariq Farid Foundation adds support for literacy volunteers of Greater New Haven

posted by Tariq Farid March 1, 2016

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.

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Tariq Farid Foundation Announces Challenge Grant To Help Young Refugee Women in Kenya

posted by Tariq Farid December 22, 2015

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.

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Bringing hope through education

posted by Tariq Farid November 19, 2015

One of the truly wonderful benefits of living in this country is that everyone, regardless of their situation in life, has access to education. Sadly, that is not the case in many parts of the world.

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