GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY
Extensive Philanthropic Efforts for the City of Hawthorne
- Councilmember Haidar Awad, Candidate for Mayor supported the opening of the Richstone Family Center, a nonprofit dedicated to treating and preventing child abuse.
- When the Women’s Club of Hawthorne celebrated its 100th anniversary in April 2018, Mayor Pro Tem Haidar Awad attended the event with Congresswoman Maxine Waters as she presented a special recognition certificate.
- Haidar has also been active in the fight against sexual assault and domestic violence. In October 2017, local non-profit, Resolve To Rise held prevention workshops at the Hawthorne Teen Center in partnership with local law enforcement agencies and Councilmember Awad.
- In January 2019, Haidar attended the grand opening of Mykie’s Coffee & Bakery Truck hosted by a local nonprofit, Mychal’s Learning Place. Its program trains young adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities as bakers and baristas.
- Haidar has donated to Liam’s Life Foundation, honored local veterans, participated in the Kingdom Day Parade, and promoted the holiday spirit by hosting annual turkey giveaway for local underserved families.