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Winter Construction Camp in Ukraine

Despite the bitter cold winter, SSSIO volunteers joyfully participated in a construction camp in a village in western Ukraine, before Christmas. Seven builders and five volunteers insulated a house and restored and replaced some appliances and fixtures. During the camp, the volunteers chanted prayers and…

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Wildfire Relief in USA

On September 8, 2020, a small grass fire that started in Ashland, Oregon turned into the deadly Alameda Fire, which burned for about ten miles along the Bear Creek Greenway. Thousands of structures and businesses were destroyed and tragically, three people died in the disaster.  The…

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Serving the Planet in Zone 8

Inspired by the teachings of Sri Sathya Sai Baba on serving Nature, SSSIO volunteers from Zone 8 took part in the second phase of the “Autumn Tree Planting” initiative between September and October 2020. The Zonal Education Council and Environmental Committee, along with over 100…

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Gift of Groceries at White Memorial Hospital in USA

Between April and July 2020, volunteers from the Sri Sathya Sai Centers of Arcadia and Glendale, California distributed groceries to the front-line medical workers at the Adventist Health White Memorial Hospital in Los Angeles. The volunteers delivered 150 bags of groceries, each weighing 50 pounds….

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Sai Garden in Every Home in Dallas, USA

The Sri Sathya Sai Center of Dallas, Texas, started a gardening project in 2013 with the adoption of two raised bed plots in a local church’s community garden. Since then, the Center has donated more than 1,250 pounds of fresh produce to local area food…

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Eco Brick Project in South Africa

The SSSIO of South Africa designed a national ecological challenge called “The Eco–Brick” project and invited all 13 Regions to participate. Each region was given specific instructions to create Eco-Bricks by filling two-liter plastic bottles with non-biodegradable items such as plastic and polystyrene, weighing between…

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Harvesting Produce in Maryland, USA

Volunteers from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Baltimore served people impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic by harvesting vegetables at the First Fruits Farm in Freeland, Maryland. The First Fruits Farm, a non-profit Christian ministry, provides fresh, nutritious produce to those experiencing hunger in the…

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