Kase Abusharkh Receives the Humanitarian of the Year Award by Hearts of Gold
Co-founder of Bear Equities, Kase Abusharkh reflects on his reception of the Hearts of Gold Humanitarian of the Year Award: A Catalyst for Sustainable Change.
New York, NY (PRUnderground) May 23rd, 2023
In an inspiring reflection, Kase Abusharkh, recipient of the Humanitarian of the Year Award by the Hearts of Gold Organization, shares his journey and continued commitment to creating positive, sustainable change in the lives of homeless mothers and their children.
Abusharkh was recognized for his significant contributions toward helping vulnerable families transition out of the shelter system and become fully independent, productive members of society. Hearts of Gold’s “Stabilize, Support, and Sustain” mission aligns with Abusharkh’s personal endeavors.
“In receiving the Humanitarian of the Year Award, I was reminded of the incredible resilience within these families,” says Abusharkh. “Each step we’ve taken is a stride towards a future where every mother and child has the resources and confidence to break the cycle of homelessness. I am humbled to participate in this mission, and remain committed to fostering sustainable change.”
Key programs in Hearts of Gold’s initiatives include the Fresh Start University Workforce Development Program and the Hearts of Gold Learning Center. Their efforts have been instrumental in providing on-the-job training, higher educational opportunities, private tutoring, and skill-building in STEM disciplines.
The Hearts of Gold organization also provides various services including Fresh Start Bags, Baby Shower in a Bag, the Annual Back to School Backpack Giveaway, and the Annual Christmas Coat Giveaway. These initiatives provide immediate relief and support to families, reinforcing the essence of their mission.
Kase Abusharkh, a seasoned real estate leader, is the Principal at Bear Equities and the Founding Principal of The Kase Group. Most recently Mr. Abusharkh served as Chief Investment Officer of ARC- Retail Centers of America. Mr. Abusharkh concluded his time as Chief Investment Officer at American Realty Capital- Retail Centers of America, Inc. by successfully seeing through its merger with American Finance Trust Inc. to create a $4 billion diversified REIT. Mr. Abusharkh is passionate about giving back, establishing the Kase, Jacob, and Jeannine Abusharkh Endowment at Sacred Heart Cathedral College Preparatory providing a scholarship for students touched by illness. Mr. Abusharkh also supports kidney transplantation research through the Kase, Jeannine and Jacob Abusharkh Endowment in association with Stanford University Hospital’s Department of Surgery in the School of Medicine, which helps to improve clinical outcomes of kidney transplantation. Mr. Abusharkh currently serves on the Board of Regents at Sacred Heart Cathedral College Preparatory.
For more information about Hearts of Gold, please visit www.heartsofgold.org.
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