The New York Times

A Fund to Support the Muslim American Community, Inside and Out

Posted By Pillars Staff  /   May 29, 2019

By Paul Sullivan, posted on May 24, 2019

“After attaining professional success and wealth, Anas Osman, a technology entrepreneur and executive, turned to philanthropy. He wanted to help other Muslim Americans embrace the opportunities in the United States.

So he and some friends from Chicago, who had also achieved financial success, came up with an idea that was decidedly unconventional. They didn’t want to build an app for charity or introduce a new metric for giving. Instead, Mr. Osman and his friends, all Muslim Americans, created a model that more closely resembled a 19th-century benevolent society.”

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