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  • We are all part of the human family and we should be about doing what all good families do - caring for our less fortunate brothers and sisters. – Dan O’Neill, Founder, Mercy Corps ONLY 2 DAYS LEFT TO DONATE BASKETS!

  • Your next chance to support UMMA and the Adopt a Refugee Family Initiative is coming up soon! Come join us on JULY 17TH 6-10 pm at the Waukegan (Fountain Square) Chipotle to support our cause by enjoying an amazing burrito/bowl at the same time! The money raised will be used to make care baskets for refugees […]

  • Evelyn Stokes, 40-year-old GED student recently had the honor of passing her very first GED exam (Social Studies). When questioned how UMMA has changed her life she said, “For the first time I feel like I’m going to accomplish something great and I’m actually confident about it”. Evelyn, moved to Waukegan in October 2013 in […]

  • From your hearts to their hands! Interview and blog post by Sarah Khan “Please keep doing what you’re doing. Tell others to help you do what you’re doing. Because it is a great idea…May God bless you.” Everyone we know, including you and I, face all sorts of hardships in our lives. We all experience difficulties and […]

  • As a language enthusiast, I appreciate the fine distinctions in various languages. I recognize the melodious nature of Arabic, the romantic character of Italian, the passionate resonation of Spanish—but often, I find myself disheartened by the English language. It is the third most-spoken language in the world, yet I have difficulty pinpointing its hidden beauty. […]

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