Empowering Disadvantaged Young Women In Iran


Ontario Sizdeh Be Dar Event on March 31, 2017

Norouz Sizdehbedar

Omid Canada Foundation is  celebrating Sizdeh Be Dar, on March 31st, in style. This will be an evening of joy, great food and good company followed by lots of dancing!! There will also be a cash bar available.The tickets for this event are $60 in advance and... Read More →

Team OMID go all the way to Wembley


On 12th March 2017 a team of Iranian professionals, living and working between London and Tehran, took part in the North London Half-Marathon to raise funds and awareness for the OMID’s  higher education appeal. This unique ‘Stadium to Stadium’... Read More →

Recap: Washington DC Area March Events Round-Up

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On Friday March 3rd, in the evening, the newly formed, Society of Iranian American Health Professionals (SIAHP) had their first Norouz celebration in the Washington, DC area. This event was attended by the professionals in health-related fields and their... Read More →

Phase Two yogaHope report

We began our collaboration with Boston based yogaHOPE due to a close alignment of their work and their mission with OMID’s mission and vision; also because this program provides the opportunity to not only deliver a program that addresses the impact... Read More →

Mehrdad Erfani to Ride For Hope this April

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After the success of last year’s Ride For Hope in the first week of July 2016, when Mehrdad Erfani pedalled from Pittsburgh to Washington, DC,  to raise over $6500 in funds and awareness for OMID, this wonderful cycling philanthropist is about... Read More →

Welcoming in the New Year OMID style


March 16th marked the last day of classes at OMID. The young women and staff at the OMID center in Tehran, welcomed the Spring and the Iranian New year – Norouz with performances, music and dance, celebrating the arrival of the year 1397. Here... Read More →

OMID play …When, second run highlights


The play called …When enjoyed its second run between October 28 to 11 November 2016. When… is a collaboration between well known Director and Writer  Hamid  Pourazari and OMID Theater Group. We have just received these photos from this... Read More →

The Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington, features OMID on #IWD2017


OMID took me in during the hardest times of my life. The loving care that I received alongside the skills I learned made me want to give something back after finishing the program, when I was ready to walk into the world a new woman. One of our partners,... Read More →

Zahra Ashrafi finishes 2nd fastest woman – Next stop Tehran.


Zahra Ashrafi has just successfully completed a 100K herculean feat to raise funds and awareness for OMID.  On her red jacket she wore the names and messages of her donors in Persian calligraphy created by her friend Dr. Vahid Behravan, as she ran... Read More →

Forget the Tooth Fairy – Meet The Angel from Washington!

Dr Mitra Fard

  Mitra Fard is a Washington DC area dentist, with a history of working with OMID’s Washington DC chapter. She has travelled the world offering free dentistry to marginalized communities.Late last year she put together an amazing plan to tackle... Read More →

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