• Syrian Family Restaurant to Re-Open After Hate Mail and Death Threats

    Posted October 10, 2019
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    Written by Melissa Grelo

    Just a few days after Husam Al-Soufi announced that death threats and hate mail were forcing him to close down his family’s Syrian restaurant, Soufi’s, a prominent philanthropist and immigrant has stepped in to help. Mohamad Fakih, the Toronto businessman and founder of Paramount Fine Foods, announced he would use his resources to manage the […]

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  • New Beginning for Homeless Classical Music Performer

    Posted October 7, 2019
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    Written by Melissa Grelo

    Emily Zamourka says that Los Angeles really is the City of Angels. From being captured on camera singing opera on the Los Angeles subway by the Los Angeles Police Department last week to becoming a viral sensation overnight, to fielding record deal offers from the industry’s best, Zamourka feels like she can finally get her […]

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  • Non-profit Finds Jobs for the Homeless

    Posted October 6, 2019
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    Written by Melissa Grelo

    Call it a win-win-win situation. More than 100 homeless people have found meaningful employment by helping to clean up Austin, Texas. The Other Ones Foundation non-profit organization began last October with the goal of cleaning up the city by employing homeless people and reducing panhandling. So far, 60 tons of trash has been collected and […]

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  • Children of Fallen 9/11 firefighters Graduate FDNY Academy

    Posted September 26, 2019
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    Written by Melissa Grelo

    In an emotional ceremony, 13 children of fallen 9/11 Fire Department of the City of New York firefighters graduated in the Class of 2019. Twelve men and one woman were among the class of 301 probationary academy graduates in Brooklyn, New York. They graduated after 18 weeks of intense training. “Many of their fathers were […]

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