The American Pakistan Foundation wishes you a Happy July 4th! On this day of celebrating freedom, liberty, and diversity, we are proud to announce
47 APF team members
honored by the Mayor's Office of NYC
for their 100-1,600 hours of service in one year with certificates from Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYC Chief Service Officer Paula Gavin.
Jocelyne Jeannot, Abu Baker, and Vanessa O'Brien at Gracie Mansion
The team is comprised of dedicated board members, pro-bono professionals, interns, and volunteers. They have recognized their access to opportunity in the United States and the need to help others achieve their dreams. They are committed to serving the Pakistani American community, local American and Pakistan development organizations, and
promoting positive work.
Service is the rent you pay to live on Earth" -
First Lady of NYC, Chirlane McCray
The 7 team members who dedicated 500 hours or more were invited to a special ceremony by the First Lady of NYC, Chirlane McCray, at Gracie Mansion, the home of the Mayor.
George Mason Global Politics Fellow at APF, Abu Baker
and Paula Gavin, NYC Chief Service Officer
An additional 50 volunteers who assisted at events or participated in service projects are being counted in an official report by NYC. This is the fourth year our team is being recognized.
The American Pakistan Foundation is honored to have a team of dedicated, passionate community leaders. We wish you a great holiday with your loved ones!