Wow! We are again grateful for all our volunteers that were able to participate in Rock The Block in Houston or Austin. In Houston we had 300 volunteers deliver food bags to 700 families and in Austin we had 90 volunteers deliver to 200 families. Thank you again to those that were apart of this special event. You were all able to bring smiles to 900 households thanks to your support!
Rays of Change 2017 was a success in Houston with the attendance of over 1300 guests! This evening was uplifting and inspiring to all whom were present. We would like to send special thanks to our presenting sponsor the Houston Rockets, Shelia Burki Designs for sponsoring much of the beautiful decor , and Khary Dixon for the wonderful pictures! This event was only made possible with the continuous support of those who believe in Amaanah's mission! Thank you.
Amaanah teamed up with a local Boy Scout troop to give a single mother of four a surprise of a lifetime. These are the kinds of events that we hope everyone can participate into bringing positive changes in their community. If you or your group would like to be apart of these events. We invite you to sign up today! https://tinyurl.com/y894rpxm
Amaanah's inaugural benefit for resettled refugee students in Austin, Texas was attended by over 350 guests. Special thanks to the Austin community for showing support in Amaanah's work.
Two students from our Austin Awesome Academy were recognized at our Rays of Change in Austin. They were nominated by their teachers and Awesome Academy instructors. We are so proud of their accomplishments so far and hope for many more in the future!
We are thrilled to announce that June 4th, 2017 was declared to be "Amaanah Refugee Services Day" in Houston! This would be the second year in a row that we have received this honor. This recognition would not have been possible without the Mayor of Houston and the City Council. Thank you to all our supporters in Houston who have contribute to Amaanah's success. We are proud to be part of the most diverse city in America!