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Our Response To COVID 19: Educate. Feed. Connect. Support 

Stay Home & Let Us Serve You!


Food & Cash Assistance for up to $25,000 has been distributed to 700 Plus Families In 10 Days

Extended Community Outreach & Awareness Campaign In Maay Maay Dialect For Somali Bantu Community

Columbus Stay Safe from Corona - Information  in Maay Maay Dialect For Somali Bantu Community 

Columbus Police Officer Taylor, Our Community Coordinator, Aden Mohamed and our Founder & Executive Director Zerqa Abid explaining to our Somali Bantu community members about how to stay safe from Corona.

Please share with elderly and new immigrants who might not understand the English versions fully.

If you need help please call us at 614-905-0977

Somali Bantu to speak Maay Maay- 614-615-0061.

Columbus Stay Safe from Corona - Information in Urdu

Columbus Stay Safe from Corona - Information in Arabic

Our Selfless Volunteers Are Working Tirelessly To Keep The Community Safe, But We Need Your Help 

Please Donate or/and Volunteer To Help Us Get Through This Difficult Time

This Is How We Protect & Empower Our Community!

In these challenging times of COVID 19 Pandemic, MY Project USA emergency response is in full effect.  The health and safety of our employees, the neighbors that we humbly serve and the volunteers that make it all possible remain an organizational priority.  Transparency is one of the reasons why city officials, community members, and generous donors trust us to do what we do, now more than ever!  Thus far, the following steps have been taken as a response to the current national state of emergency. 
  1. MY Deah's Store has been closed for the customers.
  2. MY Family Pantry has become a drive-through pantry for the time being. 
  3. A live fundraiser is online to raise funds for dry food staples, cleaning supplies, and hygiene items to be distributed to families in need. We need $30,000 to provide enough basic supplies for a month to these families. 
  4. Soccer and Reading programs have been suspended until further notice. Youth Town Hall has been postponed.
  5. A new awareness campaign has been launched in Maay Maay dialect to educate and empower the Somalii Bantu community members in Wedgewood. We are producing short videos of community members to educate each other. 
  6. Employees are provided with proper instruction and  individual work areas to implement social distancing. Most meetings are online. 
  7. Case in-takes are being done online and over the phone. 
  8. We are distributing these supplies over the weekend. This is in addition to the fresh produce that we pass on Saturday at MY Family Pantry. We need volunteers to help pack the boxes on Fridays.
Click Here to Donate on Facebook. This is helping us in addressing their immediate needs.
Those of you who are not on Facebook can directly Donate on our Website. On Website, please choose "Misc. Help For Family In Need Option. 
Checks could also be mailed to MY Project USA. 
Mailing Address: PO Box, 1311, Hilliard OH 43026
In Solidarity with Youth & Families, 
Donate Now To COVID 19 Emergency Fundraiser
Sign Up To Help At The Food Pantry

5-Year Report: Our Story

 

Have You Seen Our Five Year Report? 

It Documents An Amazing Story Of Compassion, Professionalism, Service, Advocacy & Activism 

Together We Have Passed More Than 2.5 Million Meals & Snacks To More Than 114,000 Individuals

We are humbled and proud at the release of our Five Year Report. It's truly heartwarming to see how much has been done in such a little time with so few resources. May Allah taala reward each and every individual who has contributed in any way to any of our initiative. Ameen.

This is a 20-page report highlighting our contribution in the following areas:
Food Insecurity
Civic Engagement
Environment Protection
Helpline: Uplifting Families in Need
Youth Development
Education & Literacy
Sports & Recreation
Job Training & Entrepreneurship
Awards & Recognition

It also gives good picture of our financial situation. How much we received from our donors/partners and how we invested it back in the community. Please download it and take your time to read this excellent report. Please share with others as well.


Last month, a printed copy of the report was mailed to all 2019 donors along with their 2019 end of the year statement. More copies are available at request. Please request your copy at info@myprojectusa.org.

All of this was only possible due to financial support of our donors and tireless work of our board members, staff and hndreds of volunteers. We thank all of you. Please continue supporting us through your donation and participation. Together we can keep protecting and empowering more youth and families. 
Download Full Report Now
Donate Now To Uplift More Youth & Families
MY Deah's store

Due To COVID 19 Pandemic, MY Deah's Store Has Been Closed Until Further Notice 

10 Locations In Columbus & 2 Locations in Dayton To Drop Off Donations - Truck Pick Up Available For Large Donations


You can now drop off your donations of new and gently used clothes, shoes books, toys and other small non-breakable items in a donation box near you. These location Include: 

Noor Islamic Cultural Center -  5001 Wilcox Rd. Dublin 43016
Masjid Omar Ibn El-Khattab -  580 Riverview Dr, Columbus, OH 43202
Masjid Nimrah - 4501 Refugee Rd, Columbus, OH 43232
MAS Youth Center - 4615 Northtowne Blvd, Columbus, OH. 43229
Turkish American Society of Ohio (TASO) - 2885 W Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus, OH 43235
Ahlul Bayt Society - 2580 W Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus, OH 43235
The First Congregational Church - 444 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215
Quick & Easy Mart -  4197 Cleveland Ave. Columbus
MY Deah's Store - 3036 Sullivant Ave., Columbus, OH 43204 - During Business Hours Only
MY Deah's Warehouse - 4004 Fondorf Dr. Columbus, OH 43228
Dayton Mercy Society -  2277 Maue Rd, Miamisburg, OH 45342
Osman Gazi Mosque -  1508 Valley St, Dayton, OH 45404

We are looking for more locations. If interested in helping us or have any other question, please contact us at info@myprojectusa.org.


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MWF  10:00 AM to 5:00 PM 
Saturday: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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