Mohamad Ali, currently a Senior at American Heritage School in Plantation, embodies a fervent passion for community service. Co-founding 'Unite 4 a Cause' alongside his sister, Noor, Mohamad has consistently demonstrated his dedication to helping others. His impactful contributions in aiding Beirut led to him being honored as the Young Ambassador for Beirut for Social Development.
Under his leadership, Mohamad has guided the organization's disaster relief efforts, ensuring that essential aid is directed to areas struck by natural disasters like hurricanes and earthquakes. He serves as the president of the Arabic Club at his school, a testament to his active involvement, and also leads 'Shoes 4 Blues' which he founded in 2018.
Outside his philanthropic pursuits, Mohamad is a horseback rider, tennis player, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu enthusiast. His creativity is evident in his love for woodworking, furniture crafting, gardening, and piano playing. He is a member of the Tri-M Honors Society as well.
Noor, Sophmore at Nova Southeastern University, co-founder of Shoes for Blues started this venture back in 2018 by collecting used shoes to raise money for charitable causes. However, in 2020 when Beirut, Lebanon fell to shreds she became prompted to lead the initiative of a large scale disaster relief drive to get aid overseas leading her to co-found Unite for a Cause. Following these drives, she co-founded the Arabic club and became the Young Ambassador for Beirut for Social Development. She is now the treasurer at the MENA at Nova .She enjoys ceramics, also the President of the Ceramics Club, and dancing in her free time. As President of National Dance Honor Society (NDHS), she assists dance instructors in lower dance class levels and through recycling used shoes and bake sales, is offering a scholarship to disadvantaged children. She hopes to continue helping victims of disasters and lower income dancers, as well as promoting sustainability through recycling.
Tomas Guzman, Senior at American Heritage School, is also the current Vice President of the Arabic club of the school. American born but raised in Colombia, he takes sending aid and help to Colombia very seriously since more than a fourth of their population lives under poverty. Tomas contributed his time and leadership for Beirut Project helping in the warehouse in Miami and during the drives at Volunteer Park. His interests include mathematics, history, and business as he is involved in the Pre-Business track in American Heritage. Tomas also takes part in BLUE Missions, a nonprofit organization about the water and sanitation crisis. Furthermore, Tomas enjoys playing tennis, soccer, golf, and different water sports. Throughout his whole life he has always been really passionate about the social, political, and economic development of Colombia. With the help of Unite 4 A Cause, Tomas seeks to improve living conditions for many Colombians.
Isabella, is a Sophomore at Northeastern University. She works there organizing fundraisers and drives as well as weekly meetings and club involvement within the community. Furthermore, she is involved in the pre-law society and will be beginning her legal internship in January. She is also involved and a dance studio outside of school where she trains and teaches young children including those with learning disabilities. The partners with best buddies in order to reach as many students in need as possible. She is part of the National Dance Honor Society with which she fundraises in order to fund Dance Iq Gives, which helps disabled youth pay for dance classes. Overall, she is passionate about helping those in need and correcting injustice.
Eva, is a Sophomore at Harvard University, works as Haiti Coordinator of Unite 4 A Cause. With her entire family from Haiti, she is passionate in aiding Haiti as much as she can. She enjoys all things literature and mathematics, spending most of her time with her nose in a book or doing math problems. She is an active participant in many school clubs, as president of Black Student Union and Girls in Engineering, Math and Science (GEMs) and vice president of Key Club, armed with a passion for helping others. When she is not studying or promoting the wonderful articles on iPatriotPost, she is at swim practice, or learning about and creating computer science, including this website.
Ryan Rached is currently a Senior at International College in Beirut, Lebanon. He was the former Vice President of the Arabic club at American Heritage. He actively contributed his time and leadership to the Unite 4 A Cause: Help supervising for Beirut Project at the warehouse in Miami. He is also an active member and volunteer with the Boy Scouts of Lebanon and the young ambassador for Beirut Association for Social Development. His passions are go-kart racing and soccer. He played soccer for Weston FC and West Pines United, and he raced for Xtreme Team Racing. He is currently mentoring a charitable soccer team for Syrian refugees in Lebanon as well as tutoring them in English.
South Florida Coordinator
Rayyan, A Sophomore college student. He loves to help others and has participated actively by leading our projects since the beginning. He was one of the first to join the team and worked tirelessly to facilitate the shipments of humanitarian aid to Lebanon and the Earthquake Relief/Toy drive to Haiti/ Ramadan Drive. In his free time, Rayyan likes to invest in the stock market and perform financial analysis. He also works as an all-around computer specialist by programming, editing videos professionally, and doing graphic design, he runs his own business since middle school. In the future, he plans to continue helping others, as well as pursuing a major in Computer Science, and making bigger impacts with his Entrepreneurial skills.
Our Junior Team
Our junior team consists of enthusiastic elementary and JH students who love to help our senior team out in any way possible.
An 8th grader, Reda loves tennis, reading, horseback riding jiujitsu and paleontology. He enjoys watching anime.
Adam is aan 8th grader is charismatic and loves drama and singing. He played Mowgli in his school's production of The Jungle Book.
Narjis, a fifth grader, is a natural leader who loves gymnastics, horseback riding and chocolate.