January is Poverty Awareness Month

January is Poverty Awareness Month. . . Did you know that?​ Nearly 1 in 5 children—17.5% of children in the U.S. live in poverty…. that’s , 12.8 million American Children who live with food insecurity here at home. —U.S. Census Bureau Your monthly donation will help provide food & hygiene for these children on a regular basis. Please […]

MAP Kermanshah Report

Thanks to your generosity we are pleased to share that our team on ground has distributed 1000 winter coats and hundreds of food baskets to children and families effected by the November 2018 earthquake in Kermanshah.  In addition, this year we constructed two health clinics and five Kindergarten/preschools in the area as part of our 2017 earthquake reconstruction […]

2018 Year-End Report

Wishing you and your family a Happy New Year! THANK YOU For Your Kindness & Generosity SUMMARY OF OUR WORK IN 2018 MAP Education Programs  Our education programs are designed to build a pathway for children out of poverty. We establish, build, and manage schools, preschools/day care centers, libraries, before and after-school education programs, vocational […]

Happy Holidays!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! THANK YOU FOR KEEPING THE MAGIC ALIVE IN SO MANY CHILDREN’S LIVES Thanks to your generosity over 2000 toys, food and hundreds of gift cards were distributed to impoverished children living in Northern California, including children and families effected by the Camp Fire. THANK YOU FOR GIVING THEM HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS. Donate […]

In Memory of Shirin Entekhabi ????

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Shirin Entekhabi, one of MAP’s first Advisory Board Members, Babak Kimiayi and Ladan Judge’s dearest Mom. Shirin was an inspiring, spiritual, graceful, beautiful and joyful being. Her love of life, beauty and nature can be seen through her art, jewelry, paintings and […]

Shaping The Future Together

SHAPING THE FUTURE TOGETHER Dear Friends, We are happy to share that MAP just concluded two successful fundraising galas in Orange County and San Francisco. We are grateful to all gala participants, in particular the MAP Volunteers, and all Individuals and Businesses who contributed their time, services and goods to these events. We extend our most […]

ABC7 donors help ‘Moms Against Poverty’ nonprofit expand services

By Cheryl JenningsSAN FRANCISCO (KGO) —We have a wonderful update for you on a story we brought to you last December about a very ambitious charity helping Bay Area children. It’s called the “Moms Against Poverty” program, or MAP for short. It’s helped thousands of children, locally and globally. MAP told us that our story helped them receive a grant […]

MAP in the News Oct 05, 2018 – ABC Channel 7 Bay Area News

MAP in the News October 05, 2018, ABC Channel 7 Bay Area News We are excited to share that MAP’s Nutrition Outreach and Hygiene Programs will be showcased on ABC7 Bay Area News by Cheryl Jennings for a second consecutive year. After last year’s program, MAP raised enough money to add services for five additional locations! Learn […]

In Memory of Floria Hakimi ????

Today, we are mourning the sudden and tragic death of our friend and colleague Floria Hakimi, and her son Navid Hakimi. Floria was a self-less, caring and passionate humanitarian. She dedicated her life to her family and humanity. Her love and positive energy impacted so many lives. This is a huge loss for her family, friends, the children, MAP and our community. […]

A letter from our President, Delfarib Fanaie

Dear Friends, One day, many years ago, I responded to the soul’s natural and innate ability and tendency to expand in all-embracing love and sharing for all, going beyond my needs, my family, my time, and my world. Today, with deep humility and appreciation for your many loving gestures and acts of generosity, I am […]