Dr. Sabha Abour
Dr. Sabha Abour is an entrepreneur, clinical researcher, philanthropist, and the Co-Founder of the Black Village Foundation with actress Ta’Rhonda Jones. She currently also serves on the board of Music Artist Lil Durk’s non for-profit Neighborhood Heroes, New Jersey Based – Focus For Health Foundation, Teligen Initiative, and Chicago Based Organizations- Project H.O.O.D. and the IL Muslim Civic Coalition. She received her Bachelors and Doctorate from Palmer College of Chiropractic and made history as the first Palestinian to ever graduate from there. She is known best for her philanthropic work in disinvested communities. She led the joint collaboration initiative with Big Sean’s Sean Anderson Foundation, Cleveland Brown’s Wide Receiver Andrew Hawkins and Comedian Hannibal Buress to raise $82755 for the #HealFlintsKids campaign. The campaign led to the creation of a safety health and wellness education campaign that Focus for Health fostered with the guidance of Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha to distribute lead informational handouts and booklets to Flint residents. Her latest work is primarily based in Chicago, distributing hundreds of thousands of pounds of food and PPE to communities hit hardest by COVID and providing business grants to Black entrepreneurs in the South and West sides of Chicago. They’ve given away close to $100,000 in grants since their inception in 2020.