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Christmas Toy Drive in Canada

The Sathya Sai Centre of Scarborough takes great pride in its annual Christmas toy and food drive, built on the maxim of “love all, serve all” and practising Bhagawan’s teachings on the importance of placing a “ceiling on desires.” The programme is anchored around principles taught in the Sai Spiritual Education (SSE), and Sathya Sai children are the driving force behind the event. Read More

Dynamic Parenting Talk in Canada

At the invitation of the Canadian Institute of Sathya Sai Education (CISSE), Drs. Pal and Tehseen Dhall conducted parenting workshops, titled “Human Values: the Heart of Dynamic Parenting,” at the Sathya Sai School in Toronto. The workshops explored how parents can handle the increasing demands of their children alongside other stresses in their own lives. On 16th January 2016, 21 parents successfully completed the course Read More

Birthday Celebrations in Canada

SSE students of the Scarborough Sathya Sai Centre conducted a Sai 90 Initiative service activity, in commemoration of the 90th Birthday of Sathya Sai Baba. The objective was to serve a vulnerable population of new-born babies and young children who may be subject to neglect due to poverty. The students helped with contributions as well as preparing clothing for needy infants and children, thus helping others through hands-on work. Children were able to express their love and compassion by decorating various “onesies” (infant body suits), bibs, and socks with concise and uplifting quotes and pictures. Read More

Sai Youth serving at women's shelter

Service at Women’s Shelter, Canada

Female youth at a Sathya Sai Centre in Toronto have undertaken a project to serve the residents of a women’s shelter called Sistering. The shelter provides basic services to disadvantaged or homeless women in need of a safe environment during the day. This facility offers breakfast, snacks, and lunch to the women and provides assistance in finding housing. Four or five Sathya Sai youth volunteers visit the shelter on the first Saturday of every month and help to prepare and serve meals and assist with cleaning. The shelter staff and residents are always happy to see the female youth volunteers, who have been visiting the facility since 2014.

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Mobile Food Service, Canada

The SSIO of Canada launched a “We Care, We Share” programme in April 2014 to serve meals to the needy from a mobile van. Every month, volunteers prepare food at the Sathya Sai Centre of Ottawa-Carleton, which is then transported in the van and served to the homeless. The service was inaugurated on 24th April 2014, Read More

Serving food to the needy

2013 Avatar Declaration Day – Canada

Sathya Sai Centres across Canada responded to the Serve the Planet initiative by feeding the hungry on 20th October 2013. In British Columbia, 30 Sathya Sai Centre members and Young Adults fed 300 needy people in downtown Vancouver. In Ontario, Young Adults conducted a day-long project, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner to the homeless in Toronto. In other parts of Ontario, Read More