Samaritas Employee & Former Refugee Opens Store in Grand Rapids

Bridging communities: Samaritas employee creates Afghan Halal International Market in GR

by: Morgan Poole
Posted: Apr 18, 2024 / 12:11 PM EDT
Updated: Apr 18, 2024 / 12:11 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (ABC 4) - For 90 years, Samaritas has been committed to connecting people with families and communities, and Asad Dorrani, a Samaritas employment specialist, has furthered the organization’s mission by establishing an Afghan Halal International Market

Located in Grand Rapids, MI, visitors can experience Afghan culture by purchasing authentic foods, snacks, apparel, jewelry, clothes and more.  

“One of our goals is to bring the culture here,” said Dorrani.

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