2021 Adult Volunteer of the Year – Sayeed Karimi
December 2nd, 2021
Sayeed is President of the Australian Afghan Hassanian Youth Association.
During the extraordinarily tough times of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Sayeed Karimi initiated a unique care package distribution designed to help migrants, refugees, individuals who had lost their job, and the vulnerable and elderly. It has supportedover 500 migrant refugees and asylum seekers, and more than 250 vulnerable Australians who were deeply affected by the global pandemic.
A refugee himself, Sayeed has dedicated 15 years to supporting the community in Australia
He is tireless and dedicated and he has grown a strong organisation from the ground up to and created a source of support for many Australians of all backgrounds living in Western Sydney and steadily built leadership amongst young people in his community.