The Sensation of Giving Back

Giving back is truly a blessing. There are a lot of people in today’s world that can use a great deal of support from others along the way. Growing up, I learned a very valuable lesson from my parents, especially from my mother. My mother, Salma Farid, would always find a way to help those who were less fortunate or in need. Watching my mom time after time help people, when we could have used some assistance ourselves, really gave us children a different perspective on life. Life isn’t always about yourself it’s about taking care of people around you.

My family and I are very blessed today which is why I have created the Kamran Farid Foundation. I wanted to carry on the tradition of giving back. Helping others brings out a positive sense of fulfillment. I started the foundation last year in 2014 helping out schools, universities, children, and families. I continue to provide support where it is needed most and am always looking to find new areas of the community to donate to and make a difference.

Start helping out in your community today…. What are you waiting for?

Here are just a couple of places that you may be interested in donating to…

The Connecticut Food Bank

Animal Shelters

Children Hospitals

Don’t forget about your local schools that may need some guidance as well. Get started today and make a difference in someone else’s life.


Kamran Farid is the Co-Founder and Former Chief Operating Officer of Edible Arrangements International, a company that he and his brother created in 1999. The Kamran Farid Foundation, inspired by his mother, helps identify and support unmet and often unrecognized needs in communities around the world. The foundation is focused on creating a sustainable, brighter future for the people it supports. Follow Kamran on Twitter @kamranf.