Strong Muslim Youth building a Stronger America
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MY Project USA

The Vision and Mission: 

The Two Sides of MY Project USA

Protecting our Present. Investing in to Our Future.

Dear Family, 

MY Project USA has two major sides and many dimensions. One, we are protecting our vulnerable youth and families. Two, we are fostering all youth as strong community activists, political leaders, professionals, entrepreneurs and above all patriotic Americans.  

On one hand, our initiatives, MY Family Pantry, MY Soup Kitchen, MY Deah's store, and others help take care of  food, clothing and other instant needs of our undeserved, vulnerable children.  Such initiatives help protect them from drug dealers, pimps and gangs. 

On the other hand, we have created opportunities for our youth to get involved in mainstream community activism. So far, we have trained more than 200 youth leaders through various workshops, activities, and events  in last 20 months, Voter registration drive, MY Earth Action Days, Adoption of Sullivant Ave,. and keeping Columbus clean, MY Landscaping Services, #MYProjectisUSA 2016 Conference, Presentations at various local conferences and participation in the city and county events are just some examples of such opportunities that we have provided to our youth and young adults. 

This side helps us address both Islamophobia and radicalization. We are one of the very few Muslim organizations in the US that are solely focused on the youth leadership development as their main business. We are proud to foster strong Muslim youth that are building a stronger, just and more inclusive America. 

Columbus is our pilot city. In last 20 months have made remarkable progress here. In 2015- 16, we built a team and a system to take care of urgent and basic needs of the at-risk and in-need-of-help community. In 2017, we will create more teams and systems to focus on economic & social development of the community:

  • Job Trainings & Employments 
  • Parents Support & Empowerment
  • Youth Leadership Development

We are truly grateful for your presence in our project and hope  that you will continue supporting us for years to come. Thank you.  

In Solidarity with the Youth & Families, 

Zerqa Abid
Founder & President, 
MY Project USA

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Annual Dinner 2017 "Protecting & Empowering Our Youth"

February 25, 2017 | Dublin Rec. Center | 6:30 PM
Don't Miss Out On An Inspiring Evening! Buy Your Tickets Now.

Join us for an inspiring evening celebrating the Muslim community's contributions in building our cities and neighborhoods.

Join us to celebrate our accomplishments, to learn about our continued and upcoming initiatives and to invest into the future of thousands of children and families right here in Columbus, Ohio. Help us protect and empower them against drugs, gangs, amd violence. Help us foster strong Muslim youth as community leaders and public servants. Help us build resilient, self sufficient communities. 

Gold: $5,000
Recognition as a Gold Level $5000 Sponsor and Business Logo on the Program, Business Material at Each Table | 2 Tables with Business Name on Table Including 20 Complimentary Tickets

Silver: $2,000
Recognition as a Silver Level $2000 Sponsor on the Program  |  1 Table with Business Name Including 10 Complimentary Tickets

Bronze: $1,000
Recognition as a Bronze Level $1000 Sponsor on the Program  |  1 Table with Business Name Including 10 Complimentary Tickets

Zerqa Abid, Rafi Qureshi, Suhail Hasham, Hyder Hussain, Imran Ahmed, Mufakharul Islam, Bashir G. Ahmed, Taslima Rashid, Mushtaq Dualeh, Bayan Shalash

Zerqa Abid | 614-905-0977 |
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Muslims Against Human Trafficking:

MY Family Pantry Passed 10,200+ Healthy Meals & Snacks in December

We Are Low on Rice & Flour - You Can Help Us Continue Feeding the Needy This Winter - Adopt A Family Now
We are truly grateful for the Almighty's support and your presence in our project. Together, in December, we were able to distribute enough food to make approximately 10,200 meals for more than 200 families in December. Please see the pantry tracker's report below. 

If you haven't contribute yet, please consider contributing now. If you have already donated one time, we would like to request you two things: 
  1. If you have not done so, please consider becoming a monthly pantry donor. Click Here. 
  2. Please ask your family and friends to help us as well. 
So far, we have raised only $5927. We have used about $ 4000 from this amount during December. We still need  another $12,000 to make sure that we could take care of these and more families through this winter. Their support will help us buy dry staples like rice, flour, sugar along with vegetable oil. This is an absolute minimum for any grocery list and we want to make sure that we do provide these to our unfortunate brothers and sisters. 

We pray that with God's help you are able to draw some more attention to our pantry. 

Approximate # meals & snacks distributed in December: 10,200 plus  

Pantry Tracker Report for December 2016:

Families Served: 243 
Individual Served: 1405

Families without Children- 28
Families with Children -215

Children- 944
Adults- 437
Seniors- 24

Family Size:  
48 Families have 1-3 members 
75 Families have 4-6 members 
120 Families have 7+ members 

We are truly humbled by this experience. We hope that our community would continue to support this initiative. Please take five minutes in checking our Launch Good Campaign and ask your friends and family members to help us sustain this project.  
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Volunteers Needed

Calling All Volunteers! 

Neighbors Helping Neighbors 

Did you know that helping others kindles happiness? Join us this year by investing your time in service with MY Project USA! You have the opportunity to help fellow community members, build bridges and give back to the community. It is necessary to foster community growth and to develop environments that decreasing the negative influences and risky behaviors that our children may face. We are sorely in need of volunteers like yourself! Please sign up today and tell others as well, insha'Allah!
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MY Wedgewood Project
Each Saturday, we are offering different classes, workshops and activities to various segments of the community that would help these moms and dads, boys and girls, old and young in their paths to have a successful, prosperous life. This would help them in their fight against the pimps, drug dealers and other criminals in their neighborhood. 

More Questions about the MY Wedgewood Project: Call Mushtaq Dualeh  at 614-905-0977.
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MY Soup Kitchen
These workshops are free for attendees. All attendees would be served with the restaurant style dinners provided by the MY Soup Kitchen volunteers. This would be a great incentive itself for many people to join any meeting/training/activity. 

This is another solid step by MY Project USA toward building a safer, resilient community to stop human trafficking and drugs and to empower our youth. 

We need your support now more than ever before. 

PLEASE SIGN UP NOW and encourage all your friends and family member to do the same. 

You can also donate to support this cause.
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More questions about MY Soup Kitchen:  Call Sadaf Shahood at 614-440-2297.
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3036 Sullivant Ave., Columbus, OH 43204
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