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The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Maryland Chapter, a leading voice in the fundraising and philanthropic sector in Maryland, today announced the recipients of its National Philanthropy Day awards. This year’s awards program shines a spotlight on individuals and organizations that give back to communities throughout Maryland in unique ways. The awardees will be featured during the organization’s three-day virtual webinar program from November 17-19, 2020.
| Award Recipients|
Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year – Asma Inge-Hanif, founder of Healthy Solutions Women & Children’s Center In 1987, Asma Inge-Hanif in 1987 founded Healthy Solutions, Health, Education, Social & Shelter Services Center. In 2007, Ms. Inge-Hanif opened her own home to shelter homeless Muslim women who were survivors of domestic violence to give them opportunities to increase their self-esteem, their self-worth and their self-sufficiency. Today, her Healthy Solutions Center serves every man, woman and child providing quality care, regardless of age, race, creed or socio-economic level . In today’s pandemic, Ms. Inge-Hanif recognized that current relief programs were disproportionally failing Marylanders who are marginalized, uninsured and/or homeless. Through her own resources, her Healthy Solutions medical clinic is serving as a COVID-19 resource site and health care provider for the underserved.
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