Aga Khan Foundation’s initiatives to end global poverty through annual partnership walk across USA: thousands of volunteers involved – stories in media

Partnership Walk Atlanta Date: Sunday, October 28, 2012 Location: Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta Join us for the Atlanta Partnership Walk, at Centennial Park, on Sunday October 28, 2012 Visit the Partnership Run page, and register yourself or your kids for one of the races before the Walk. Schedule of Events (click here to view the…

Partnership Walk: Birmingham raised over $300,000. – Aga Khan Foundation USA

Date: Sunday, September 30, 2012 Location: Railroad Park, Birmingham AL 1,950 turned out to participate the in Birmingham Partnership Walk at Railroad Park to show their support for ending global poverty. The Birmingham Partnership Walk is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy…

Bringing communities together in an act of Compassion – By Karima Ramji at Times Colonist com Canada

 The second in the series of four multi-faith conversations that took place in Victoria for the past few Sunday afternoons was hosted by the Ismaili Muslim community. Inspired by Karen Armstrong’s book Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life, this series served to enhance one’s understanding of compassion from various faith perspectives. Not surprisingly, the Ismaili community began…

Walk builds communities- By ANI TOROSSIAN at Daily Bruin Los Angeles

UCLA students put on their walking shoes Sunday in Santa Monica to support populations in the developing countries of Asia and Africa at the 17th annual Los Angeles Partnership Walk. The walk is operated by the Aga Khan Foundation, a nonprofit and nondenominational organization founded by the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims. The…

Partnership walk to end poverty raises $400,000 – India Post com News

Sidi Toure from Mali performing at Partnership Walk CHICAGO: Over 2,400 walked to end global poverty in the 17th annual Partnership Walk at Millennium Park in downtown Chicago on September 18.   The Chicago Partnership Walk is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger,…