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A heroic Afghan 'terp' who kept Americans alive

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"Mikey" is a former Afghan interpeter who needs our help. He was assigned to U.S. Special Forces and risked his life for years to keep American soldiers alive in combat.

Despite putting everything on the line for America, Mikey and his family were nearly abandoned during the Fall of Kabul. His son was shot through the leg by the Taliban, and Mikey carried the crying boy from bunker to bunker, desperately avoiding enemy hit squads. After a terrifying week, military veterans assigned to a Senator's office were able to get Mikey and his family through the gates and ultimately to safety. The family's flight was later chronicled in the New York Times.

Mikey, his wife, and two boys now live in the suburbs of Dallas, TX. But they have traded danger in Afghanistan for poverty in America. The family left all of their possessions back in Afghanistan. The boys do not have school supplies or winter clothes. Both could use a new pair of shoes. Mikey rides his bike miles to work and has no cold-weather clothing for when the air turns chilly. The family is struggling with essentials like food, clothes, and transportation.

A Green Beret sergeant said, "it was because of Mikey that we returned home alive." He risked everything for his American friends. Now it is time for us to help. Please consider donating and helping this beautiful family back on their feet. All proceeds will go directly to providing the family with essentials -- food, clothes, shelter, transportation, health and dental care, etc.


  • David Lauder
    • $25 
    • 2 yrs
  • Michael Campion
    • $50 
    • 2 yrs
  • John Gebauer
    • $200 
    • 2 yrs
  • Anonymous
    • $25 
    • 2 yrs
  • Ronald Rossen
    • $50 
    • 2 yrs

Organizer and beneficiary

John Noonan
Fairfax Station, VA
Wali Zada Zabihullah

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