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Serving meals to healthcare professionals in Maryland, USA

SSIO volunteers from the Sathya Sai Center of South Bethesda delivered lunch every Friday to the Holy Cross Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) staff in Silver Spring, Maryland. They provided nutritious meals to 40 medical professionals who tirelessly provided round-the-clock care to coronavirus patients. The…

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Supplying Food Banks in Canada

On June 14, 2020, the SSIO team delivered over 650 pounds of food to the impoverished community of Malvern, near Toronto. On June 15, 2020, the volunteers delivered nearly 7,500 pounds of food to The Daily Bread Food Bank, an organization that supports all registered…

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Highway Cleanup in Wisconsin

SSIO volunteers from the Sathya Sai Center of Milwaukee adopted a mile on Highway 18 (Bluemound Road) in late 2017. Three times a year, the volunteers spend an hour removing trash, recyclables, and litter from the one-mile stretch. As a recognition for their effort, a…

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COVID-19 Pandemic Response: Southwest USA

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, SSIO of USA Region 9 (Southwest USA) launched the MASK (Motivational Acts of Selfless Kindness) project in early April 2020. More than 30 volunteers from Sathya Sai Centers in Arizona and the local community made and distributed about 2,000…

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Food Drive in East Toronto

During the coronavirus pandemic, many community service centers were unable to help the homeless due to government restrictions. One such center is Sanctuary Toronto, Canada, which provides temporary housing, food, clothing, and basic health services to the homeless. Five Young Adults, along with 41 volunteers…

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Tutoring Service in California

In 2019, the Sathya Sai Centre of Central San Jose in California began offering math tutoring and computer programming classes to students at the Voices College-bound Language Academy, which is a primary school in a low-income area in Silicon Valley. The program serves elementary school children…

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Empathy for the Needy in the USA

Since 2005, the Sathya Sai Center of Chatsworth in California has partnered with nonprofit agencies to deliver burritos and food bags to the homeless every month. Many of the recipients live in dilapidated motels and in cars in parking lots assigned to the homeless. After…

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Making Masks in Canada

The success of making 1,445 masks during April 2020 prompted the Ladies Wing of the Sathya Sai Centre of Cooksville to donate more masks in May 2020. The Young Adults created a form to collect information about fabric requirements for masks and potential suppliers. The…

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