January 2018

 

Please click on the link below for the Winter 2017-18 issue of CMF Newsletter.

CMF Newsletter – Winter 2017-18

 

August 2017

 Please click on the link below for the Summer 2017 Issue of CMF Newsletter.

 CMF Newsletter – Summer 2017

MARCH 2017

 Save the date! Our 5th Annual Haute Dog Picnic is on Saturday May 6, 2017. Please email your reservations to  dejones@CarrieMehdiFoundation.org . Click on the link below for the picnic flyer.

CMF PICNIC 5-6-17

December 2016

Please click on the link below for the Winter 2016 Issue of CMF Newsletter.

CMF Newsletter – Winter 2016

 August 2016

Please click on the link below for the Summer 2016 Issue of CMF Newsletter.

CMF Newsletter – Summer 2016

Link for the news of passing of our beloved dog “Jane”

Jane 2016

 

 January 2016

Please save the date!  Saturday May 14, 2016.  This will be our 4th Annual Haute Dog Picnic. Please email to  dejones@CarrieMehdiFoundation.org for reservations. Click on the link below for the picnic flyer.

CMF Picnic 5-14-2016

December 2015

Great news! CMF donated over $7,000 in its 3rd year to various non-profit organizations. Click on the link below for details in our latest Newsletter.

 CMF Newsletter – Winter 2015

September 2015

CMF announced $3,000 donations to three non-profit organizations that provide support services to homeless population in Southern California. This is the second consecutive year of these donations made in memory of Greg Mehdi. The donations were made to the following organizations:

The Midnight Mission, Los Angeles — $1,000

Union Station Homeless Services, Pasadena — $1,000

Homeless Health Care, Los Angeles — $1,000

Please click below for the press release and photos regarding these donations

CMF Press Release 9-8-15

 August 2015

Please click on the link below for the Summer 2015 Issue of CMF Newsletter.

CMF Newsletter – Summer 2015

  April 2015

A memorial service, celebrating life of Greg Mehdi, was held at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena on September 7, 2014.  Please click on the link below for photos taken at that event, in the online supplement of CMF Newsletter covering that event.

CMF Newsletter Spring 2015

February 2015

Great news! CMF donated over $6,000 in its 2nd year to various non-profit organizations. Click on the link below for details in our latest Newsletter.

CMF Newsletter – Winter 2014 

 

January 2015

Please save the date!  Our 3rd Annual Haute Dog Picnic is on Saturday May 16, 2015.  You may prepay for your tickets on the “Make a Donation” tab of this website or make reservations by sending email to dejones@CarrieMehdiFoundation.org.  Please click on the link below for the picnic flyer.

CMF Picnic  5-16-2015

 

December 2014

CMF announced $1,000 donation to the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation which funds research that helps dogs live longer and healthier lives.  This donation was made in memory of Francis (AKC & International CH Schoolhouse Francis Rocks CGC THD), a Standard Smooth Dachshund owned by Diane Jones. Please click below for the press release regarding this donation.

Press Release CMF 12-10-2014

 

November 2014

CMF announced $3,000 donations to three non-profit organizations that provide support services to homeless population in Southern California. These donations were made in memory of Greg Mehdi. The donations were made to the following organizations:

Union Station Homeless Services, Pasadena — $1,000

Homeless Health Care Los Angeles — $1,000

The Midnight Mission, Los Angeles — $1,000

Please click below for the press release and photos regarding these donations

Press Release CMF 11-25-14

 

September 2014

“Greg Mehdi ’03 in Memoriam” was published by Greg’s high school, Flintridge Preparatory School.  Please click on the link below for the news story.

http://www.flintridgeprep.org/newsStory.aspx?id=4890

 

Greg Mehdi’s Memorial Service

A memorial service, Celebrating life of Greg Mehdi, was held on Sunday September 7, 2014 at Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena.  The event was attended by a large gathering of family and friends.  Brunch was served and after that several speakers spoke honoring Greg.  Please click on the link below for the program.

Greg – Celebration of Life

 

Qamar Zaidi was nominated and unanimously elected Director at a CMF Board meeting held in September 2014.

 

August 2014

Sad news! Gregory Mehdi, a founding member of the Board of Directors of Carrie Mehdi Foundation and beloved son of Carrie and Zafar, was in a car accident and passed away on July 29, 2014.  Please click on the link below for a letter from his father to family and friends.  Letter is also posted on our facebook page.

Greg Mehdi Memorial

 

 July 2014

Fabulous News! Our 2nd Annual CMF Haute Dog Picnic on May 17th raised over $2,500.  These funds will be donated to the non-profit organizations identified under the tab “Organizations We Help”. Attendees had a wonderful time enjoying food, games, photo booth, silent auction, and crazy hat contest for dogs.   Click on the link below for the Summer 2014 issue of CMF Newsletter.

CMF Newsletter – Summer 2014

 

 March 2014

Please click on the link below for announcement of our 2nd Annual CMF Haute Dog Picnic on May 17, 2014.  You may prepay for your tickets on the “Make a Donation” tab of this website or make reservations by sending email to dejones@CarrieMehdiFoundation.org.

CMF Picnic May 17 2014

November 2013

 Please click on the link below for the Winter 2013 Issue of CMF Newsletter.

CMF Newsletter – Winter 2013

September 2013

In Carrie’s memory, CMF donated $2,000 to California State Parks Foundation (CSPF) to have CSPF install a picnic table at Point Lobos State Nature Reserve in Carmel, California. Family and friends visited Point Lobos on September 14, 2013, to commemorate the 1st Anniversary of Carrie’s passing. Please click here for pictures taken there.

CMFtablePointLobos

July 2013

Our thanks to the Dachshund Club of California (DCC) membership for dedicating their two shows on July 4, 2013 to the Memory of Carrie Mehdi. Please Click here for the Premium List:

May 2013

Click here TO SEE INFORMATION FOR OUR RECENT PICNIC ON SATURDAY MAY 11, 2013.  THE PICNIC WAS A GREAT SUCCESS. PLEASE CLICK ON THE CMF NEWSLETTER LINK BELOW FOR PICTURES AND DETAILS.  

CMF Newsletter Summer 2013 Issue

April 2013

Our thanks to Lynne Dahlen Newsletter Editor for the Dachshund Club of America. An announcement of formation of “Carrie Mehdi Foundation” appeared in the Dachshund Club of America Spring 2013 Newsletter.  Click here for PDF of Newsletter and see pages 24 & 25.  

 http://issuu.com/dachshundclubofamerica/docs/spring_2013_dca_newsletter

March 2013

Good News! We have started accepting donations online with credit cards and Paypal account. A new tab “MAKE A DONATION” has been added to this website. Thanks to many who suggested that we add this convenience. Now you can pay online or mail the donation payment check to the address on the “Contact Us” page. The Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization, therefore all donations are tax deductible. We appreciate all donations and will mail back a written receipt with our Tax ID number for your records. 

 

February 2013

Our thanks to Charles A. Baris and John R. Hart and the membership of the Knickerbocker Dachshund Club for dedicating their February 10, 2013 Specialty Show held in New York to the memory of Carrie Mehdi. Click here for Premium List and see page 31:

http://www.infodog.com/clubs/2013067501.HTM

 

December 2012

Our thanks to Lynne Dahlen Newsletter Editor for the Dachshund Club of America. A memorial tribute for Carrie Mehdi appeared in the Dachshund Club of America Winter 2012 Newsletter. 

Click here for PDF of Newsletter and see page 21.

http://issuu.com/dachshundclubofamerica/docs/winter_2012_dca