Year: 2020

Blog posts

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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Public Outreach in Brazil

During February 22–25, 2020, SSIO volunteers in Ponta Grossa, Brazil, organized the third annual public outreach event. This year, the theme of the event was centered on environmental care, conscious consumption, and recycling. The program included conferences that raised awareness on recycling, humanity’s role in…

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Online Devotional Programs During the Pandemic in Mexico

Every Thursday, Friday, and Sunday, SSIO volunteers from around Mexico participate in online devotional programs facilitated by the SSIO of Mexico. Around 17 Young Adults from the Metropolitana, Noreste, Centro, Norte and Golfo Sathya Sai Centers help with the logistics of the virtual meeting as…

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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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Face Mask Project in Seattle

When the COVID-19 pandemic was declared in early 2020, SSIO volunteers in Seattle, Washington sprang into action to make homemade masks to help healthcare workers on the frontlines. In just three weeks, over 400 masks were distributed to various healthcare facilities, and around 100 masks…

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Online Conference in Zone 8

During May 9–10, 2020, more than 600 people from 78 cities in Zone 8 participated in an online Zonal conference with the theme, Unity is Divinity, Purity is Enlightenment. There were inspiring speeches and presentations highlighting service projects, activities, and events held in various countries….

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Making Masks for the Toronto East General Hospital

As the world combats the Coronavirus outbreak and pandemic, hospitals have faced an acute shortage of facemasks to protect front-line medical workers. The Ladies Wing of the Toronto East Sai Center used their sewing skills to make masks to serve the medical workers. With love…

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Serving the elderly in the Sumy region in Ukraine

SSIO volunteers from seven cities in Ukraine visited a hospice for the elderly in a village in the Sumy region to deliver packages containing bedding, towels, clothes, diapers, household cleaners, and fruits. In addition, the SSIO of Germany contributed 12 mattresses, waterproof mattress covers, 12…

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Homeless Care Packages in Montreal, Canada

During winter, Montreal experiences frigid temperatures which can be dangerous. However, it did not stop SSIO members from serving the needy in honour of the 94th Birthday of Sri Sathya Sai Baba. Twelve Sathya Sai Young Adults assembled 28 care packages containing winter hats, gloves,…

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Love All Serve All Sathya Sai Baba
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