Meet Harith – Superstar LUM Volunteer

Harith Morgan Shares His Time & Talent with LUM

Harith Morgan grew up in a Muslim family in Brooklyn, New York and now lives in West Lafayette. He graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School and earned his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is currently pursuing a Master’s at Purdue University in Mechanical Engineering. After graduation, Harith plans on pursuing a career in environmental sustainability.

Nine months ago, Harith found the LUM Protein Food Pantry and began volunteering. Through the height of the pandemic, he has shown up each week, ready to work hard and serve his neighbors struggling to get enough food to feed their families.Harith shared that,

Volunteering with LUM is a blessing. It gives me an opportunity to help others — and to work with the other wonderful volunteers, who I now call my friends.”

Wes Tillett, LUM executive director, is impressed with Harith for several reasons. He stated that,

I have been struck by the positivity and consistency of Harith. He serves with such joy. He uplifts everyone he is around — volunteers and clients alike. It is a blessing to have Harith Morgan as a LUM volunteer.

LUM is grateful for each and every volunteer, but is especially thankful for Harith. He is not only extremely busy working on Master’s degree and job search, but also finds the time to do good work in his new community of Greater Lafayette. Please join us in thanking Harith for his many hours of service to our community through LUM. If you want to be like Harith and volunteer with LUM, please go to LUMserve.org/volunteer, email volunteer@LUMserve.org or call 765-423-2691.

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