Apr 20, 2020
As a boy growing up in Beirut during the Lebanese Civil War, Mohamad Fakih’s parents used a shoebox to teach him the importance of giving back to society. Every day, his mother told him he had to put some of his allowance into that box—money that was later given to the needy. That lesson stuck with him when he came to Canada, where he built the Paramount Fine Foods chain of Middle Eastern Restaurants and earned acclaim for his charitable endeavours.
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