Nasreen Akhtar and Anas Mangla, the owners of successful businesses Naz716 and Aero Transportation, have announced the launch of a new nonprofit organization called Bridge Niagara Foundation. The organization aims to bridge the gap between marginalized communities and the resources they need to thrive.
A press release stated, “As an entrepreneur, Akhtar has built a reputation for excellence in her businesses. Now, with Bridge Niagara, she is turning her attention to giving back to the community. The nonprofit will focus on providing essential services and resources to those in need in the Niagara region.”
Bridge Niagara will offer a range of programs, including job training and placement services, education and mentorship programs, and assistance with basic needs such as food, housing and health care. The organization will work closely with local businesses and community organizations to identify areas of need and develop targeted solutions.
The press release noted, “Akhtar is passionate about giving back to the community, and she sees Bridge Niagara as an opportunity to make a real difference in people's lives. She hopes that the nonprofit will serve as a bridge between those who have resources and those who need them, helping to create a more equitable and just society.”
"I believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to succeed, regardless of their background or circumstances," Akhtar said. "Through Bridge Niagara, we can provide the resources and support that people need to overcome the challenges they face and achieve their goals."
The press release concluded, “Akhtar's dedication to making a positive impact on the community is truly inspiring. With the launch of Bridge Niagara, she is taking her commitment to the next level, and we can't wait to see the impact that this nonprofit will have on the Niagara region.”
Bridge Niagara is located at Naz716 Business and Cultural Center, 6951 Williams Road, Niagara Falls. Organizers can be reached at 716-514-3947.