Empowering Disadvantaged Young Women


The Sands of Time Event raises funds for OMID

Last month we told the story of Women On A Mission Singapore and their visit to OMID last November. We also announced details of an event called The Sands of Time being hosted by them, on June 8, 2017. We are delighted to announce that this event... Read More →

Generous Donation Made By Australian Cyclists soon after a visit to OMID

In the second week of April, OMID was visited by a group of cyclists from Australia, who were cycling through Iran to visit Isfahan and Shiraz. The cyclists were on a tour organized by Social Cycles, who run life changing adventure tours that link cycling... Read More →

Parvaneha Program Update

  Our Parvaneha program started in September 2016 with the aim of providing social, psychological and educational support to the young women in our program, who had missed out on early nurturing experiences in life. Parvaneha is the OMID program... Read More →

We Invite You to our 7th Annual DC Gala on October 21

Tickets are on sale now for our 7th Annual fundraising gala in Washington, DC. Our early bird offer is a saving of $10 per ticket when you book before August 1, 2017. CLICK HERE to buy your tickets or to find out more. Marjaneh Halati, Founder of OMID... Read More →

Women On A Mission In Singapore For Omid

In November last year, Women On A Mission, having just been on an incredible expedition, visited our center in Tehran and were truly impressed and moved by the work we are doing. Women On A Mission (WOAM) is a women driven non-profit based in Singapore... Read More →

Recap: Toronto Sizdeh Be Dar event

  On Friday, March 31, OMID Foundation Canada hosted a Sizdeh Be Dar gathering at the Persian Palace in Toronto. The event was very well supported by the community and had sold out a few days in advance of the actual evening. Many prominent Iranian... Read More →

Young Women From OMID Take Part In Historical Race In Tehran

In April, 2016, 44-year-old Mahsa Torabi (pictured below) became the first woman to ever publicly finish a marathon in Iran. She set out across the Persian Gulf to Shiraz. It was 6am, and the only sign that the first International Marathon in Iran’s... Read More →

Ontario Sizdeh Be Dar Event on March 31, 2017

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

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 →

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