The Lamia Afghan Foundation specializes in coordinating Afghan relief efforts designed to help rebuild this impoverished country. By contributing, you are supporting a wide range of programs and initiatives, including the shipment of humanitarian aid, building schools, providing educational supplies, supporting Afghan-led sewing projects, building model villages, and the list goes on. Help The Lamia Afghan Foundation continue to make a difference in the lives of Afghanistan’s next generation.
Past Efforts By The Lamia Afghan Foundation
Girl Scouts of America and LaRue Elementary School Supply Drive
Girl Scouts in Houston, TX and children at LaRue Elementary school in Midlothian, TX packed backpacks with school supplies to be handed out. The Afghan children held up photos of the American children, which were packed inside the bags, and wrote a letter of thanks to them.
ROC & ALTSO Supply Medical Assistance
We are working with them to provide state of the art wheelchairs and prosthetics for disabled children.
Aschiana Foundation supplies meals
Sent 272,000 meals to Aschiana Foundation in Kabul, Eternal Threads in Herat, and Nazaneen Jabarkahel in Jalabad, Nangarhar Province.
Georgetown University Student Fellows Lead Clothes Drive for Lamia Afghan Foundation
U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council volunteer student fellows organized a winter clothing drive to benefit the Lamia Foundation of Afghanistan, and collected over 3,500 pounds of clothing and shoes. Click HERE to read the full article. Click here to read about our events at Georgetown.
Mississippi State University School Supplies Drive
Students, faculty and staff of Mississippi State University collected backpacks and school supplies for children. Click here to read more about MSU's commitment to service. Click here to read more about their drive for school supplies.
20,000 Pounds of Food Distributed in Afghanistan
The Afghanistan National Police distributed 20,000 pounds of food. Click here to read about and see images of the distribution.
News from Loving Hugs: Imprisoned Children in Afghanistan get "Hugged!"
Children in prison received our Hugs of comfort in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on September 28th, thanks to our partnership with Lamia Afghan Foundation, and SGT Kristin Goehler and her PRT FET (Primitive Reconstruction Team, Female Engagement Team), currently deployed in Afghanistan. SGT Goehler shares this after giving Hugs at this prison of 18 women and their 20 children.