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    The Blessing Basket Project Connects Artisans and Customers with Help of the Omidi Brothers and No More Poverty

    The Blessing Basket Project Connects Artisans and Customers with Help of the Omidi Brothers and No More PovertyDecember 23, 2013The Blessing Basket Project offered its thanks to the Omidi brothers and No More Poverty for their support of the organization’s new “Artisan and You” program that uses internet technology to connect customers with the artisan responsible for the purchased basket. The Blessing Basket Project uses a unique wage model that pays artisans nearly 2.5 times the required fair trade wage for their wares, enabling them to exit poverty through entrepreneurship.

    Omidi Charity Weaves Additional Support for the Blessing Basket Project

    Omidi Charity Weaves Additional Support for the Blessing Basket ProjectDecember 18, 2013No More Poverty cofounders, Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, announce their support of the Blessing Basket Project, an organization that provides artisans in underdeveloped nations with an opportunity to earn a living wage from their work. No More Poverty funds will help purchase technology to support the organization’s new “Artisan and You” program that connects a customer with the artisan who created their purchased basket.

    Urban Community Outreach Drop-In-Center Helps More Homeless in Long Beach, Thanks to Support From No More Poverty

    Urban Community Outreach Drop-In-Center Helps More Homeless in Long Beach, Thanks to Support From No More PovertyNovember 15, 2013Urban Community Outreach thanks No More Poverty and its founders, Dr. Michael Omidi and his brother Julian Omidi, for their support. The Drop-In-Center works to advance the interests and promote the welfare of children, the economically-disadvantaged and homeless people, in the downtown Long Beach area by providing a nutritious meal and a safe place to be on Sundays when other local services are closed.

    No More Poverty Supports Social Justice Program Which Offers Arts Education and Community Involvement Programming for Students Attending Title One Public Schools

    No More Poverty Supports Social Justice Program Which Offers Arts Education and Community Involvement Programming for Students Attending Title One Public SchoolsSeptember 12, 2013No More Poverty is a new sponsor of the Zimmer Children’s Museum’s youTHink educational initiative and their Choosing College Workshop Program for Seniors on Tuesday, September 17th 5:00 pm-7:00pm. youThink utilizes the power of art to foster youth’s critical thinking about contemporary issues and empowers them to make a difference in their communities or in the world.

    Trip Two for New Operations for Hope Program Saves Dozens of Lives in the Philippines

    Trip Two for New Operations for Hope Program Saves Dozens of Lives in the PhilippinesSeptember 01, 2013Charitable Endowment Support (CES7), in association with No More Poverty and its cofounders Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, happily report that a second successful Philippines Medical Mission was completed in July 2013. The two charities are also pleased to announce a new medical mission program called Operations for Hope and the planning of another medical trip back to the Philippines in December 2013.

    Two Successful Medical Missions to the Philippines Inspire Creation of Operations for Hope Program

    Two Successful Medical Missions to the Philippines Inspire Creation of Operations for Hope ProgramAugust 31, 2013No More Poverty and cofounders Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi announce the formation of a new humanitarian program called Operations for Hope to coordinate and fund medical missions to bring healing to the world’s ailing and disenfranchised. The new program is an outcome of two successful, recent medical missions, cosponsored by Charitable Endowment Support (CES7), which provided life-saving medical care to nearly 80 people in the province of Bulacan, Philippines.