A Ramadan Gift

How does a gift made in Denver, Colorado travel halfway around the world to save the lives of women and children living in a refugee camp in Western Ethiopia?It takes a physician on a mission, a family determined to do good in a troubled world and an imam who was willing to open his heart. In December of 2011, Margaret “Dr.Migs” Muldrow, MD, founder of the Village Health Partnership (VHP), prepared to return to Western Ethiopia to continue working with local communities to save women for whom giving birth is, too often, a death sentence. Before Dr. Migs left Denver, Seeme Hasan of the Hasan Family Foundation, gave her a $500 donation and a letter of introduction to be used as a Ramadan gift. Hasan’s directive was clear: find an imam in the local community, give him the money and ask him to use it to help his people. “It was really a unique gift,” said Dr. Migs, “because in the letter the Hasan family asked the imam to trust us, even though we were outsiders and not Muslims. So that letter was huge.” But this gift also weighed heavily on her mind. “I worried about how I could [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

CSU-Pueblo name Hasan School of Business Donor of the Week

Hasan School of Business at CSU-Pueblo Colorado State University-Pueblo has served the changing needs of the citizens of Colorado and the U.S. for over 76 years. The university began in 1933 as Southern Colorado Junior College and was renamed CSU-Pueblo in July 2001. Read Full Article Save

By | January 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Other news

Ali Hasan Carries on the Family Tradition Building Bridges A Fitting Stage Christmas Comes Early to USC Citizen of the Year Hasans to be honored at CSU-Pueblo banquet Editorial: A Pakistani Ivy University in the Making? 1998 & 1999 Inductees Hasan Family Foundation - Google Search Meridian International Center - Board of Trustees CSU Press Release Parkview History The Hall of Fame AEI - Short Publications - Public Diplomacy in the Arab and Muslim World The Hasan Drama Fest presents a Missoula performance 'The Little Mermaid' - Pueblo, CO - AmericanTowns.com Hasan Stage Under Way A Fitting Stage Health Systems Wins a $2.5 Billion Contract Past President's Medallion Recipients STRENGTHENING AMERICA'S FUTURE INITIATIVE: U.S. GEOPOLITICAL RELATIONS — ASIA Chiefs' Dispute Threat to Merger Of 2 California Health Networks Malik Hasan - Health Care History of Health Systems International, Inc. Dr. Malik M. Hasan - Afghanistan Study Group Report A Pakistani Ivy University in the Making? Pueblo Community College - Past Hall of Fame Inductees The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress - Board of Trustees AFGHANISTAN STUDY GROUP (ASG) Principal Members Dr. Malik M. Hasan - Founder Health Net, Inc. & Health Trio, Inc.

By | December 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Books help bridge Islamic and American cultures

The Hasan Family Foundation recently donated $935 to the Auraria Library, which serves the University of Colorado Denver, Metropolitan State College of Denver and the Community College of Denver, to purchase 13 books on Islamic art and architecture. The donation was made in hopes that the books will help educate the general public about Islam and its culture. … Read More

By | December 22nd, 2016|0 Comments