Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Fairfax, VA, participated in a clothing drive and donated over 50 large bags of gently used Indian and Western clothes to Forgotten Children Worldwide, a nonprofit that ships them to India for needy children.
Sai Spiritual Education students and Young Adults, along with their adult mentors, provide virtual weekly tutoring in Math, Reading and Science to Afghan refugees in Atlanta, GA. They reflect on their experience including challenges and ways in which they have grown from the experience.
Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Columbia, MO, provide resettlement support to newly-arrived Afghan refugee families by delivering home-cooked meals and providing various household items. Future plans include mentoring and tutoring youth, and providing ESL classes.
Sai Young Adults from the Northeast Region packed 150 care packages, consisting of non-perishable food items, hygiene kits, stationery and handwritten positive messages. The care packages were delivered to homeless college students from the foster care system, so they would feel some comfort and care during the Thanksgiving holidays.
Due to the pandemic, SSSIO members of Southern California had to suspend many of their usual food service but found a golden opportunity to serve by volunteering at the Los Angeles Food Bank, packing groceries in boxes to be distributed to the food insecure.