JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bayat Foundation (www.bayatfoundation.org), Afghanistan's largest, private, non-profit Health, Education and Social Development Organization, today announced that its decade-long mission of improving the Health, Education and Well-Being of Afghans will be spotlighted and supported, during the Foundation's landmark "Nourish So They May Flourish" Fundraising Gala, scheduled to take place, on April 21, 2017, from 6:30PM to 10:00PM, at Jacksonville, Florida's Ponte Vedra Beach Inn and Club.
"Nourish So They May Flourish" will highlight the powerful and positive contribution that The Bayat Foundation's programs have made to improving the health, literacy and economic development of Afghan families. During the Gala, special attention will be given to the success of The Bayat Foundation's health initiatives, particularly its efforts to improve maternal and early childhood healthcare. The Bayat Foundation's network of 14 Afghanistan-based hospitals and maternity care centers have provided essential heath and maternity-care services to over 2,000,000 people.
Individuals and Groups interested in purchasing tickets for the "Nourish So They May Flourish" Gala, or making a donation in support of the Bayat Foundation's programs should contact Ms. Jill Ketron, of The Bayat Foundation at 1-904-686-1470, or via email at: email@example.com
Mrs. Fatema Bayat, the Co-Founder of The Bayat Foundation, said that "Nourish So They May Flourish" will celebrate the tremendous strength and determination of Afghans.
"Serving Afghans has been—and always will be—the heart of our mission," Mrs. Bayat said. "Since 2006, we have had the privilege to complete more than 300 projects dedicated to improving the quality of life for the youth, women, poor, and elderly of Afghanistan. The funds that we will raise from the Gala will help expand the Foundation's efforts to improve the quality of life for Afghan families."
"We're humbled by the fact that everyday, The Bayat Foundation's Education, Healthcare and Family Support Programs touch and transform, hundreds of thousands of lives," said Dr. Ehsanollah Bayat, the Co-Founder of The Bayat Foundation. "The Bayat Foundation will always believe in the strength and success of Afghans, and working in close partnership with generous and committed partners and donors, we will always support the mission of building a healthy, educated and prosperous Afghanistan."
About the Bayat Foundation:
Since 2005, the US-based Bayat Foundation, a 501 c (3) charitable organization, has promoted the well-being of the Afghan people. Founded and directed by Ehsanollah Bayat and Fatema Bayat, the Foundation has contributed to more than 300 projects dedicated to improving the quality of life for the youth, women, poor, and elderly of Afghanistan; including construction of 13 maternity hospitals that have now treated over 2,000,000 mothers and babies.
Projects have included the construction of new facilities and sustainable infrastructure in needy regions, and the promotion of health, education, economic, and cultural programs. In addition to his charitable initiatives, Ehsanollah Bayat founded Afghan Wireless (AWCC) in 2002, which was the first GSM wireless and Internet Service Provider in Afghanistan, and later established Ariana Radio and Television Network (ATN), which includes Ariana Radio (FM 93.5). For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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