MAP in Oakland, CA

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We are grateful to Neda Nobari Foundation for donating to MAP’s 2016 Holiday Helping Hand Project. The funds provided food and gifts for 100+ homeless families in Oakland, CA. The recipients of this year’s gift cards were teens and homeless families covered by MAP’s Nutrition Outreach Program in Oakland. MAP’s Delfarib Fanaie and Nooshin Hakimi together with Neda Nobari and … Read More

MAP Nutrition Outreach & Holiday Helping Hand at Olindar Elementary School

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On Dec. 23rd, Selma Olinder Elementary School in San Jose, CA, a part of MAP’s Nutrition Outreach Program and also the recipient of toy donations through our Holiday Helping Hand Program for the third year in a row, organized a prize ceremony for its outstanding students. It was MAP’s great pleasure and joy to donate 200+ gifts to Selma Olinder … Read More


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Thanks to everyone who participated in our Holiday Helping Hand Program, we have Distributed over 2000 toys, 130 Food Gift Cards and 234 holiday gift cards for teens in various schools and shelters around the Bay Area. In addition we have distributed Holiday Meals to over 100 impoverished families in VA. Our deep gratitude to all of your support and … Read More

MAP U.S. Nutrition Outreach Program

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Research has shown that hunger impairs a child’s ability to concentrate and perform well in school and that children who struggle with hunger are more likely to experience headaches, stomach aches, colds, ear infections, and fatigue. According to the USDA, 15.3 million children live in food-insecure households. Many of these families want to make healthy meals at home for their … Read More

Shaping The Future Together

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Dear Friends, We are pleased to share that MAP has been on a continued path of growth with our children, programs, and community flourishing. Our children are thriving; and MAP’s community of supporters and volunteers are steadily growing and working for the benefit of our children. To support our expansion, we are welcoming Yasamin (Yasi) Shamshiri to MAP’s Board of … Read More

MAP in the US


This year MAP has adopted a child focused Mental Health Initiative in San Mateo County, CA. This program serves homeless children and teens exhibiting behavioral issues such as depression, suicide, aggression, panic attacks or other mental illnesses caused from childhood trauma. The Alleviating Child Trauma Project(ACT) at InnVision Shelter Network currently supports 120 families, including 60 children. There are many … Read More