UMMA Centers
  • UMMA is taking the challenge again.  The Feinstein Challenge that is!  Last year with your help we raised over $12,000 for our food pantry and fed over 2300 people in Lake County living in poverty.  We want to do it again and need your help to make it happen! Together we can make the difference! […]

  • “Helping the needy of my community really changed my outlook on life and society in this day and age.  It made me appreciate everything in my life so much more and encouraged me to take an active part as a helping hand in the community.” Anushah Malik, UMMA Volunteer This past winter I was fortunate enough […]

  • During much of 2013 I had the incredible fortune of being invited to teach healthy and economical cooking to students at the UMMA Center (Urban Muslim Minority Alliance) located in Waukegan, IL.  Earlier in the year I spoke with Arshia Ali-Khan, Director, Business Development & Marketing at UMMA Center, about sponsoring one of their fundraisers. She […]

  • “Just because you’re in a tough situation right now doesn’t mean you can’t break out of it. Life is full of obstacles that are set up for you to figure out a better way. It’s not full of dead ends that stop you in your tracks.” – Steve English, UMMA 2013 Steve English was born […]