Aid For Refugees

Aid for more than 1,400 refugees earns high praise at Interfaith Ministries luncheon

Aid for refugees earns high praise at Interfaith Ministries luncheon

News, Interfaith Ministries luncheon, Nov. 2015, Habiba Dhanani, Nihala Zakaria, Mandy Kao
Habiba Dhanani, Nihala Zakaria, Mandy Kao. Photos by Alexander's Fine Portraits
News, Interfaith Ministries luncheon, Nov. 2015, undefinedSouad Bejjani; Susan Boggio, Kelli Cohen Fein, Gina Gaston
Photo by Alexander's Fine Portraits
News, Interfaith Ministries luncheon, Nov. 2015, Zeba Arif-Mohammad
Zeba Arif-Mohammad. Photo by Alexander's Fine Portraits
News, Interfaith Ministries luncheon, Nov. 2015, Shaukat Zakaria
Shaukat Zakaria, Zeba Arif-Mohammad, Martin Cominsky. Photo by Alexander's Fine Portraits
News, Interfaith Ministries luncheon, Nov. 2015, Susan Boggio, Charles Foster
Susan Boggio, Charles Foster. Photo by Alexander's Fine Portraits
News, Interfaith Ministries luncheon, Nov. 2015, Habiba Dhanani, Nihala Zakaria, Mandy Kao
News, Interfaith Ministries luncheon, Nov. 2015, undefinedSouad Bejjani; Susan Boggio, Kelli Cohen Fein, Gina Gaston
News, Interfaith Ministries luncheon, Nov. 2015, Zeba Arif-Mohammad
News, Interfaith Ministries luncheon, Nov. 2015, Shaukat Zakaria
News, Interfaith Ministries luncheon, Nov. 2015, Susan Boggio, Charles Foster

What: Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston "For All Humanity Luncheon."

Where: Junior League of Houston.

The scoop: After resettling more than 1,400 refugees from around the world this year, the non-profit raised $130,000 for its program that meets refugee needs such as furniture, food, clothing and resettlement services including job placement. 

Mandy Kao and Habiba Dhanani chaired the luncheon that honored Nihala Zakaria with the 2015 Refugee Services Humanitarian Award. IM board chair Charles Foster served as honorary chair.

The program featured Afghan refugee Zeba Arif-Mohammad who told her story of escape from abuse and poverty. 

Who: IM president and CEO Martin Cominsky, emcee Gina Gaston, Susan Boggio, Shaukat Zakari, Kelli Cohen-Fein, and Amna and Nadim Jafri.

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