Category: Service

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Medical Camps in Zone 8

SSSIO volunteers from Zone 8 provided medical services and support to devotees as well as the community throughout the year. From April to December 2020, numerous online medical consultations were held, where pediatricians, oncologists, emergency-room physicians, dentists, rehabilitation specialists, and psychologists provided services during the…

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Serving Seniors during the pandemic in New Jersey, USA

With the onset of the pandemic, volunteers from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Jersey City, New Jersey have found more service opportunities. They assisted seniors in their neighborhood with registering for vaccination and distributed groceries and blankets at the soup kitchen in Jersey City….

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Celebrating the New Year through service in Suriname

Sri Sathya Sai Centre Bhavan in Suriname began the New Year with a gesture of gratitude to its local community. On February 21, 2021, SSSIO volunteers formed three service groups and distributed forty packages of food supplies, sheets, diapers, and groceries in remote areas in…

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Service and Devotion Across South Africa

On March 13, 2021, volunteers from the SSSIO of South Africa assisted families who were affected by COVID-19 by distributing grocery packages to about 20 families. The recipients appreciated the support during these challenging times. On March 21, 2021, about five hundred Sathya Sai devotees…

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Serving those affected by wildfires in Paraguay

In October 2020, volunteers of the SSSIO Paraguay started a new service activity in their community in honor of the 95th Birthday of Sri Sathya Sai Baba. Due to many fires affecting homes and families nationwide during the month of October, the volunteers distributed packages…

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Hygiene Bags for Homeless Women in the USA

In March 2021, ladies from the Pacific Northwest Region of the SSSIO, USA served many homeless women in their communities by distributing hygiene kits. Volunteers from each Sri Sathya Sai Center reached out to a local woman’s shelter to request a list of necessities needed…

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Assistance to File Tax Returns in Arizona, USA

Volunteers from Sri Sathya Sai Center in Mesa, Arizona, partnered with “A New Leaf”, another non-profit organization, on a project called “Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA).” This initiative offers tax assistance for people earning less than $57,000 a year, the elderly, persons with disabilities, and…

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“Gift the Love” project in Ukraine

In March 2021, SSSIO volunteers from Ukraine, with support from the SSSIO of Germany, participated in the “Gift the Love” service project to propagate human values among children in Ukraine. The volunteers visited a boarding school in Ukraine where they interacted with over 100 students…

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Food Hampers for the Needy in South Africa

On March 12, 2021, grocery packages were distributed to the students of the Sri Sathya Sai School in Newcastle. With the assistance of fifty volunteers from four regions, each of the 108 students and three janitorial staff members were given bathing soap, maize meal, and…

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Backpack Distribution in Kentucky, USA

Volunteers from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Lexington, Kentucky give back to their community by volunteering at the Backpack Food program. Since many children in the area come from impoverished homes, they often go hungry during the weekends or holidays. The Backpack Food program…

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