Surayya Anne Foundation in Tulsa Kids

The Surayya Anne Foundation would like to thank Tulsa Kids for the wonder article and interview with our current President, Priscilla Galstaun-Khadar. "Over eight years ago, a group of Muslim woman recognized the need to help others less fortunate in the Tulsa community. What began as a casual conversation amongst these women turned their passion into purpose with the development of the Surayya Anne Foundation." Tulsa Kids Article LinkRead more

Surayya Anne Foundation Executive Director Honored

The Executive Director of the Surayya Anne Foundation, Allison Moore, has been selected for one of the 2016 Women of the Year - Pinnacle Awards.  She was among the first ten women chosen for this honor.   Tulsa World Article LinkRead more

Surayya Anne Foundation honored by CAIR Oklahoma

On March 28, 2015, the Surayya Anne Foundation was honored with the 2015 Social Justice Award from CAIR-OK  for the all of the work that we have been been doing.   Click the link below to read the article on the CAIR Website. CAIR OK Honors the Surayya Anne FoundationRead more

Surayya Anne Foundation Honored at TMM Assembly

Tulsa Metropolitan Ministry will honor several people, churches and ministries at its annual assembly June 19 at Yale Avenue Christian Church, 3616 S. Yale Ave. Honorees will be: The Don Newby/Ben Hill Recognition to Judy Kishner and Gail Richards for their work in providing attainable homes for the homeless. (The award recognizes people who have expressed compassion and concern for others’ welfare, have supported human services institutions, and have worked for social justice and an end to racism.) Interfaith Disability Awareness Award to Centenary United Methodist Church for making its church building more…Read more

Muslim Group Partners with Area Organization to Feed Homeless During Ramadan

Volunteers Noor Khader, 12 (left), Rayaan Memon, 10, and his aunt, Safia Jaliawala, hand out bags of chips to the homeless during an event in which the Surayya Anne Foundation, a Muslim nonprofit, teamed up with Night Light Tulsa during Ramadan to serve the needy under a downtown bridge on Thursday. JAMES GIBBARD/Tulsa World   Find out more:For more information on Night Light Tulsa, call 918-280-9640 or go online to   Posted: Saturday, July 19, 2014 12:00 am By MIKE AVERILL World Staff Writer | 6 comments   Under an expressway bridge on the edge…Read more

Tulsa’s Surayya Anne Foundation Gives Helping Hand to Those in Need

Tulsa World Sunday, March 2, 2014 By MIKE AVERILL World Staff Writer   In September, Atlanta native Davanna Brooks was seven months pregnant and sleeping in a park with her husband and their young daughter. The couple found themselves homeless and unable to find long-term help from family members or shelters in their community. "It was very hard. I'd never had to do anything like that before. I called my dad, who is a pastor, and he turned us away. I called my mom, and she turned us away," said Brooks, who recently…Read more

Executive Director, Allison Moore, receives Leadership Tulsa’s Paragon Award for her work at the Surayya Anne Foundation.

Executive Director, Allison Moore receives Leadership Tulsa’s Paragon award for her work at the Surayya Anne Foundation in November 2012.  Past Executive Director, Melek Oyludag accepts the awards on Allison’s behalf while she is out of town on hajj.     HONORED BY LEADERSHIP TULSA: This year’s Paragon Award Winners are, from left, Allison Moore, Pam Carter and Tim Colwell. The 2012 Paragon Awards Event and 25th Anniversary Celebration was held on Oct. 11 at the Greenwood Cultural Center. Fifteen individuals nominated for the Paragon Awards were honored with the Star Awards, followed…Read more

The Surayya Anne Foundation was awarded a 5,000 Grant from Hilton Hotels!

Ravi: Congratulations! Homewood Suites by Hilton Tulsa South and your community partner, Surayya Anne Foundation, have been selected to receive a Hilton Worldwide Travel with PurposeTM Action Grant in the amount of $5,000 to complete the project on your application! The Hilton Worldwide Travel with PurposeTM Action Grant program was created this year as a new way to recognize and support the work that offices and properties like yours do in your local communities, and to accelerate the impact of Travel with PurposeTM around the world. In the first year of the program,…Read more
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