IMPACT News and Updates

IMPACT has successfully completed numerous projects to bring a positive change in the lives of the less fortunate.

Projects are ordered chronologically with our latest on the top of the page and our oldest on the bottom

Fall 2021

COVID-19 Booster Shots

The Pandemic has been one of IMPACT's primary focuses since its very early stages in Winter of 2019. With developments in vaccinations against the COVID-19 virus, the United States has begun offering booster shots to recipients of the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccines. IMPACT shared infographics and resources to assist with making booster shots more accessible. This project upholds IMPACT's goals of increasing outreach and providing education and resources.

Summer 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines

Building off of IMPACT's previous projects on the pandemic, the team at IMPACT is providing resources to decrease vaccine hesitancy. Vaccines remain the best safeguard against the virus, and the sooner we can return to normal as more people vaccinate. IMPACT shared articles and publications to decrease vaccine hesitancy to its social media audience. This project upholds IMPACT's goals of increasing outreach and providing education and resources.

Spring 2021

Educating on Ramadan

Many misconceptions surround the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. The most effective way to clear up these misconceptions is to engage in constructive and respectful dialogue. IMPACT did just that by sharing information and answering questions for its follower base as to what the holy month of Ramadan symbolizes and how it is celebrated and practiced. This project supports IMPACT's goals of education and outreach in an effort to make our communities stronger, more inclusive places.

Winter 2020

COVID-19 Resources

With widespread misinformation and conflicting views on the COVID-19 pandemic, the team at IMPACT provided bipartisan and accurate information to its global followers. Misinformation on the pandemic is widespread and worldwide, and therefore this project had a global focus. IMPACT's followers appreciated the frequent and accurate news updates, bulletins, and public service announcements shared on its social media.

Fall 2020

Beirut Port Explosion

After the deadly and brutal port explosion in Beirut, the team at IMPACT provided its followers ways to help out and donate to the rebuilding of Beirut. Fundraisers, news articles, and other helpful links were shared and distributed throughout IMPACT's platforms. Thankfully, the state of the people of Beirut is continuously improving with the help of the global community.

Summer 2020

World Food Program USA

An extremely sad state engulfs the Yemeni people due to their ongoing humanitarian crisis. Via an online fundraiser, IMPACT aims to educate and unify people from all different walks of life to provide resources in an effort to combat this humanitarian crisis.

Spring 2020

Haymarket Regional Food Pantry

Charity begins at home. In the suburbs of Washington DC, focusing its efforts locally, IMPACT led a fundraiser to both raise money and resources and educate others about food insecurity. The COVID-19 pandemic led to a record amount of unemployment and poverty, thus making a fundraiser for the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry essential to the local community.

Winter 2019

Karachi, Pakistan

Karachi, Pakistan is one of the most densely populated cities on earth that is home to people from all different walks of life. IMPACT's president Abdullah Usufzai traveled to Karachi, Pakistan to provide food, funds, and resources to locals in need. Local soup kitchens and orphanages were visited and charity funds collected in the US were distributed. Karachi, Pakistan has a sizable population living under the poverty line due to a various host of problems.

Winter 2019

Istanbul, Turkey

As part of it's International Projects initiative, the founder of Impact International (Abdullah Usufzai), worked to help the local food pantries in the ancient city of Istanbul, Turkey. This project upheld IMPACT's mission to provide resources to communities that are most vulnerable. IMPACT's goal is to provide for individuals worldwide without confining itself, and this International inaugural project in Turkey made that a success.