Muslim Women's Association of Pittsburgh (MWAP) is a 501 © (3), non-profit, faith-based organization that was founded in the early 1900s. MWAP is committed to being of service to the Pittsburgh community in regards to temporary shelter, (which includes food, clothing, and transportation), resource referrals, and faith-based activities for youth and adults. The MWAP owns and operates the only non-profit Muslim owned retail store in Pittsburgh. Profits from the store and related projects benefit the Shelter Project for needy women, children, and families. The Shelter Project for women & children strives to alleviate human suffering by providing temporary safe shelter, compassion, and supportive services to families, women, and children who may find themselves in need.