There are hundreds of thousands of homeless and needy people all across America that could use a warm coat, a blanket or a bowl of soup this winter. At this time of the year, organizations all over the country are organizing winter coats drive to meet their winter needs. Most of these organizations might be able to bring them a coat or a one-time meal, but they might not help them beyond that. However, at My Project USA, we are working day and night to bring a long-term sustainable change within the low-income communities.
Today, on this Day of Arafat, I want to tell you about a little girl I met last weekend.
She is a precious little princess with big beautiful eyes, soft cheeks and petite frame – humble and very patient. She is probably 5. I will call her Aisha for the sake of this post.
I saw Aisha with her grandma who was trying to find an Eid outfit for the family members at MY Eid Goodwill Bazaar set by MY Project USA. There were gently used and new Pakistani/Indian/American pretty outfits for boys and girls of all ages and sizes. We...