Humble Contribution

Community Volunteering (Ambassadors of Goodwill)

  • Phoenix Zoo (ZooQuest) – 70 Hours Jun, 2001, 43 Hours Nov, 2005, 55 Hours Dec, 2006
  • Paz de Cristo Community Center – 72 Hours Jul, 2001, 45 Hours Jul, 2002, 60 Hours Jun, 2003, 92 Hours Jul, 2004, 43.5 Hours Jul, 2005, 69 Hours Jul, 2006, 56 Hours Jul, 2007
  • Channel 8 (PBS – KAET TV) – 50 Hours Aug, 2001, 71 Hours Aug, 2002, 63 Hours Jun, 2003, 56 Hours Aug, 2003, 126.50 Hours Aug, 2004, 97.5 Hours Aug, 2005, 115 Hours, Aug 2006, 108.5 Hours, Aug, 2007
  • St Vincent de Paul Society – 54 Hours Sep, 2001, 92 Hours Sep, 2002, 72 Hours Sep, 2003, 84 Hours Sep, 2004, 97.5 Hours Sep 2005, 74 Hours Sep 2006, 68 Hours May 2007, 129 Hours Jul 2008, 60 Hours Jul 2009, 55 Hours Jul 2010, 71 Hours Jul 2011
  • City of Glendale Volunteer Program – 64 Hours Oct, 2001, 60 Hours Oct, 2002, 88 Hours Oct, 2003, 96 Hours Oct, 2004, 12 Hours Feb, 2005, 30 hours Feb, 2006
  • Habitat for Humanity – 56 Hours Nov, 2001, 64 Hours Nov, 2002, 85 Hours Nov, 2004, 81.5 Hours Nov, 2007, 56.5 Hours Feb, 2008, 81.5 Hours Dec, 2008, 110 Hours Jan, 2010
  • Parents Anonymous of Arizona – 33 Hours Nov, 2001
  • Phoenix Arizona Living History Museum – 64 Hours Dec, 2001
  • St Mary’s Food Bank – 80 Hours Jan, 2002, 96 Hours Jan, 2003, 76 Hours Jan, 2004, 90 Hours Jan, 2005, 78 Hours Jan, 2006, 67 Hours, Feb, 2007, 53 Hours, Apr, 2008, 69 Hours, Oct, 2008, May, 2009, 60.75 Hours, Oct, 2009, 129 Hours, Apr 2010, 20 Hours, May 2010, 33 Hours, May 2011, 90 Hours
  • Masjid Jauharatul Islam – 130 Hours Jan, 2002
  • Asian Town Hall – 40 Hours Jan, 2002
  • Parents Anonymous – 100 Hours through Dec, 2002
  • Phoenix Art Museum – 51 Hours Feb, 2002, 20 Hours Feb, 2003, 39 Hours Feb, 2004
  • Labor’s Community Service Agency – 31 Hours Mar, 2002, 60 Hours Mar, 2003, 80 Hours Mar, 2004
  • City of Chandler – 45 Hours Mar, 2002, 51 Hours Mar 2004, 42 Hours Jun 2004
  • Channel 8 KAET POLL – 45 Hours Apr, 2002, 49 Hours Apr, 2003, 45 Hours Apr, 2004, 40 Hours June, 2005, 51.5 Hours June 2006
  • Boys & Girls club of the East Valley – 34 Hours May, 2002, 42 Hours May, 2003
  • Grand Canyon State Games – 70 Hours June,2002
  • Salvation Army – 68 Hours December, 2002, 34 Hours August, 2003, 70 Hours December, 2003, 54 Hours December, 2004, 121 Hours September, 2005, 79 Hours December, 2005, 53.5 Hours December, 2006, 26 Hours June, 2009
  • Al-Mahdi Benevolent Foundation – 111 Hours October, 2003
  • Heard Museum – 211 Hours March, 2005, 259.5 Hours March 2006, 274 Hours March, 2007, 323 Hours March, 2008, 314 Hours March, 2009, 300 Hours March 2010
  • Arizona Asian American Association Festival AAAA 2005 – 540 Hours April, 2005
  • Intel International Science and Engineering Fair – 148 Hours May, 2005
  • Gilbert Global Village Festival – 49.5 Hours April, 2006, 44 Hours April, 2007
  • Special Olympics, Arizona – 52.5 Hours May, 2006
  • Cultural Cup Food Bank – 72.5 Hours September, 2006
  • City of Mesa – 16 Hours May 2008
  • Arizona Children Association – 66.5 Hours November 2008
  • San Carlos Apache Reservation – 18 Hours January 2011
  • HandsOn Greater Phoenix – 59 Hours January 2011
  • Town of Queen Creek – 66 Hours June 2011

Governmental

  • Coordination with city/state/county/other governments for benefit to the community
  • Meeting with INS Phoenix officials regarding INS Registration of Pakistanis—January, 2003
  • Meeting with the FBI Phoenix officials, building relationship—February, 2003
  • Arranged meetings between the Arizona State Government and the Pakistan Government to promote trade and tourism between Pakistan and Arizona—April 2004
  • Coordinated with the Pakistan Consulate in Los Angeles to provide Consul Services in Phoenix—May 2004, Dec 2004, Jun 2005, Feb 2010, Dec 2010

Education

  • Sponsored 10 students in various schools/colleges in Pakistan
  • Pottery Painting event for kids (Phoenix, AZ) -September 2001
  • Presentation to students at the Las Lomas Elementary School (Miami, AZ) -December, 2001
  • Islam, reality vs. perception (Chandler, AZ) -January 2002
  • Presentation to students of Rhodes Jr. High School (Mesa, AZ) – February, 2002
  • Donated PC & Printer to Afghan family -February 2002
  • Arranged FREE visit to the Titan and Pima Air & Space Museum (Tucson, AZ) -February, 2002
  • Muharram Events, Tempe, March, 2002, Phoenix March, 2003, Tempe March 2004, Tempe February 2005, Tempe February 2006, Tempe January 2007, Tempe January 2008
  • Presentation to students of Kino Jr. High School (Mesa, AZ) – April, 2002
  • Diamondbacks vs. Houston Astros game (Phoenix, AZ) – June, 2002
  • International Education Week—ASU West (Glendale, AZ) – November, 2002
  • Sponsored documentary “Muhammad (PBUH), Legacy of a Prophet”— KAET TV Channel 8 12/18/2002 and 12/22/2002
  • Sponsored Frontline documentary “Muslims” — KAET TV Channel 8 12/19/2002
  • Sponsored Pakistani cricket team “Phantoms” -January, 2003, January, 2004
  • Information seminar regarding “INS Registration” (Phoenix, AZ) – January, 2003
  • Presentation to Seniors at the Surprise Senior Center (Surprise, AZ) – October, 2003
  • Distribution of Quran on DVD with English and Urdu translation – November, 2003, November, 2004
  • Eid-e-Milad un Nabi – May, 2004, May, 2005, April, 2006, April, 2007
  • Brown bag lunch seminar about Pakistan to the City of Phoenix employees – May, 2004
  • Co-Sponsored election issues and public candidates forum—October, 2004
  • Partner organization in the Arizona Diversity EXPO—October, 2004
  • Get Motivated Seminar – February 2005
  • Intel International Science and Engineering Fair – May, 2005
  • Presentation to students at the Gavilan Peak Elementary School (Anthem AZ) -December, 2006
  • Sponsored Islamic Speakers Bureau of Arizona, Awards Dinner – October 2008, October 2009, October 2010

Humanitarian

  • Memorial Services for Balbir Singh Sodhi – September 2001
  • Blood Donation, American Red Cross – October 2001
  • Collected donations for the President Bush’s Fund for Afghan Children
  • Special friends & mentors to children in group homes
  • Candle light vigil for Daniel Pearl (Tempe, AZ) – March 2002
  • Fund raising event for Afghan refugees living in Metro Phoenix – March 2002
  • Health Fair at Masjid Jauharatul Islam (Phoenix, AZ) – March 2002
  • Peace Rally with Indian Association of Phoenix (Tempe, AZ) – June 2002
  • Candle Light Unity Memorial (9/11) (Phoenix, AZ) – September, 2002
  • Balbir Singh Sodhi Memorial Event (Mesa, AZ) – September, 2002
  • Sikh awareness, Chardi Kala Event (Phoenix, AZ) – June, 2003
  • Rally to protest against terrorism (Tempe, AZ) – July, 2005
  • Donation Management for Katrina Hurricane victims (Phoenix, AZ) – September 2005
  • Fund Raising and Donation Management for Earth Quake victims (Phoenix, AZ) – October 2005
  • Facilitated “Mukthar Mai’s” visit to Phoenix, Dec, 07
  • Fund Raising and Donation Management for IDP victims (Phoenix, AZ) – August 2009
  • Fund Raising and Donation Management for Flood victims (Phoenix, AZ) – August 2010
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PICO Events Calendar


Community Events

Eid Mela / Bazaar – Saturday – July 1st, 2017

Eid-ul-Fitr Brunch – Sunday 25th June, 2017

DB Luxury – South Asian Bridal Expo, 30 April 2017

Consular Services Camp: Saturday – April 15, 2017

Volunteer Event: St. Mary’s Food Bank – Saturday, April 8, 2017

Women in Muslim & Jewish Scripture – March 2, 2017

22nd ANNUAL NFIE MAWLID – Saturday, March 4, 2017

Next Volunteering Event – Saturday December 17, 2016; 9:00 AM – Noon

Consular Services and Visa Camp – Saturday, October 29, 2016

Pakistan Independence Day Celebration: Saturday, August 10, 2016


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