MAP Alchemy BLOG

The Alchemy Blog contains stories and reports that show your contributions in action. Here, we'll be looking at both national and international impact data. Check in for the latest news on MAP Celebrity Alums such as the progressive Doch Chkae band birthed in the Music Program at our MAP school in Cambodia.

Help the Victims of the Recent Earthquake in Iran

We are deeply saddened by the news of the 6.3 magnitude earthquake that hit Kermanshah Province in western Iran, on November 25th. Our team on the ground has reported that close to 800 people have been injured and over 300 homes damaged. Your donation will help purchase much needed coats and provisions for the children and

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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 writings.

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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 sincere

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Q&A – MAP’s Charitable Work in Iran

Highlights of our accomplishments in Iran include: MAP is a registered 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission to nurture and educate underprivileged children to their fullest potential in the U.S .. Iran and around the globe.

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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 and

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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 More

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ART BRIEF IV: IRANIAN CONTEMPORARY SAN FRANCISCO, DEC 1-2

ADVOCARTSY presents its fourth public initiative of a multi-artist show entitled ART BRIEF IV: IRANIAN CONTEMPORARY SAN FRANCISCO and thus expands its efforts to Northern California. ADVOCARTSY is proud to collaborate with Moms Against Poverty (MAP) as its official community and fundraising partner for this event. This collaboration will bring about Northern California’s support of the

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MAP’s Work in Iran

https://youtu.be/ByNjXxYJi3k Dear Friends, I am pleased to share this video from my most recent visit to Iran. During this trip, I visited our Orphanage and Vocational Training Center in Kerman, the Roostahmahd and Health Clinic construction site in Kermanshah, School and Library construction site in Kurdistan and Ardabil, and various orphanages supported by us throughout Iran.

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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. Our

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MAP Community Outreach & Education Program Presentation at UNICEF​

We are excited to share pictures from Meeting of the UNICEF Provincial Committee on Women’s and Children’s Rights in Cambodia. In this meeting, MAP Cambodia’s Community Outreach and Education Programs were presented as an example and role model for other NGO’s to follow. UNICEF especially outlined MAP’s effective and strong social outreach work which includes; regular

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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 preparing

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