May 23rd, 2024

The SSSIO held a free medical camp in Denver, Colorado. It was hosted by the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Southeast Denver at the Grace United Methodist Church on November 18, 2023. About 40 volunteers, along with 28 doctors and health practitioners, from across the region served at the camp. The camp drew 38 attendees of various ethnic backgrounds, mainly residents of three local shelters and recent immigrants who had no access to healthcare.

May 23rd, 2024

A tree planting event was organized by the South-Central Region of SSSIO-USA in the City of Lake Charles, LA. Sai volunteers from Texas delivered about 250 trees that were donated by Trees for Houston. About 12 volunteers from Houston, Dallas and Austin, TX, planted 50 trees at multiple locations – a hospital, a park and the local church grounds. About 200 trees were unloaded at Tuten Park for future tree planting.

May 23rd, 2024

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Beaverton, OR, carried out a toy and book drive for gently used items to donate to children at a local shelter. Sai Spiritual Education (SSE) children learned many lessons about sacrificing what they possessed and the joy of giving to others in need.

May 23rd, 2024

For about ten years, members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Hollywood, CA, have met every Saturday to make fresh burritos as part of a weekly feeding service for the homeless in the downtown Los Angeles area.

Apr 16th, 2024

The Sri Sathya Sai Group of Orlando, FL, collaborated with businesses within a local community to conduct a Thanksgiving food drive. They collected about 500 lbs. of food items from customers in the community which were then delivered to three local agencies that serve persons in need.

Apr 14th, 2024

A community outreach workshop, jointly organized by the Sri Sathya Sai Centers of North Houston and South Houston, TX, on the topic Happiness within Reach was conducted by Dr. Ramadevi Sankaran on 24 February 2024. The session was highly interactive and eye-opening. Many attendees actively participated in the discussions and raised many thoughtful questions.

Apr 16th, 2024

Sai Spiritual Education students of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Seattle Eastside enthusiastically participated in a service project Pantry Packs, assembling more than 600 food packets for food insecure school children to bring home for the weekend. In the process, they learned an invaluable lesson about the joy of working cooperatively as a team to help their fellow students in need.

Apr 14th, 2024

About 75 Sai volunteers of the Greater Boston subregion of the Northeast SSSIO-USA participated in a Thanksgiving service, distributing healthy groceries and nutritious fresh produce for more than 300 food insecure individuals in the Lowell community. Sai volunteers spread news of the event, bulk purchased grocery items and fresh produce, assembled and distributed the food bags. The event left joy and gratitude in both the recipients and volunteers and highlighted the importance of addressing the issue of food insecurity.

Mar 21st, 2024

Sai Spiritual Education children from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Seattle Eastside made 25 warm blankets for animals at a local Humane Society. The older children, with the help of the parents, put together several blanket-making kits, held demonstration sessions and shared video tutorials, so the children could take home the kits and make the blankets during the winter break.

Mar 21st, 2024

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Groups of Greater Phoenix and Prescott, AZ observed Avatar Declaration Day by joining together with a deep sense of community spirit and environmental responsibility to revitalize the Mountain View Community Garden in Phoenix, AZ. They weeded and prepared the grounds to grow fresh produce, repaired broken irrigation lines and reorganized the sheds.

Mar 21st, 2024

Sai Spiritual Education students of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Detroit Metro made a Valentine’s Day visit to the seniors at the Courtyard Manor Nursing Home and brought them homemade gifts and snacks, and performed an entertaining program of songs, instrumental music, magic tricks and jokes.

Mar 21st, 2024

The South-Central Region of the Sri Sathya Sai International Organization (SSSIO)-USA partnered with the India Association of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, TX to arrange a health screening camp at the India Cultural Center on December 16, 2023. Five doctors and 30 SSSIO volunteers, many of whom traveled from Houston, Austin and Dallas to Beaumont, served 60 guests from the Greater Beaumont community, including several students from India.

Feb 25th, 2024

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Milwaukee, WI came together every week to knit 120 beanies for the 98th birthday of Sri Sathya Sai Baba and distributed them to the homeless in six local area shelters. The beanies were gratefully received as they provided warmth during the harsh winter.

Feb 25th, 2024

Every Saturday about 10-15 Sai volunteers from Sai Prema Nilayam, Riverside, CA, assemble and pack 108 food items such as sandwiches, fruits, snack packs, and water. The volunteers disperse throughout the downtown area and parks to seek out and personally deliver the food packs to homeless individuals.

Feb 25th, 2024

The SSSIO-USA Mid-Atlantic Region held a free health fair at the North Bergen public library in New Jersey on December 9 2023. The fair was organized in collaboration with local hospitals and more than 20 social agencies that provided valuable health information and resources. The fair served more than 380 guests, and provided them with free basic health screening, consultations with medical doctors, free eye testing and eyeglasses, meditation and yoga classes.

Jan 15th, 2024

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of North San Diego, CA prepare and deliver care packages and sandwiches every month to Brother Benno’s Center which distributes them to the homeless. In addition, for Christmas, they donated 20 blankets.

Jan 15th, 2024

A vision camp was held by the SSSIO-USA Pacific South Region at the White Memorial Hospital in downtown Los Angeles, CA on December 3, 2023. About 35 Sai volunteers worked alongside 20 Lion Clubs members to help eight optometrists provide free eye testing and free eyeglasses to about 125 low-income clients without vision insurance. Many who had suffered from poor eyesight were moved to tears of gratitude to receive the gift of improved vision.

Dec 24th, 2023

The Sri Sathya Sai Center of Boulder, CO, has taken on a monthly project of preparing and delivering peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to the residents of the Boulder Shelter for the Homeless, in addition to their regular feeding service. This allows the shelter to provide an extra meal it would, otherwise, not have been able to provide.

Dec 23rd, 2023

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Lake Washington, WA, led by SSE teachers, have been partnering with the Mercer Island Parks Department. They carry out a monthly forest restoration project that involves removing invasive species and bringing back native trees and shrubs.

Oct 30th, 2023

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Grant Pass, OR, regularly pack Ziplock bags of essential items such as hygiene products and winter accessories to distribute to the homeless. They describe the loving spirit of Oneness they bring to serving and treating the homeless as a divine reflection of themselves.

Oct 30th, 2023

Members, including SSE children, of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Nashville, TN, spent a day planting more than 400 native trees at a local forest park, guided by a park ranger who instructed them on the proper way to plant trees. In the process, Sai volunteers learnt the vital role trees play in protecting the city waterways, and the value of restoring the natural ecosystem and encouraging biodiversity.

Oct 30th, 2023

SSSIO members of the four Sri Sathya Sai Centers of the Greater Boston area have carried out free health fairs biannually at their newly acquired facility in Lowell, MA. The events, which offer a range of healthcare services, have served about 200-250 visitors, including many from underserved ethnic communities. The health fairs have also drawn several medical volunteers outside the Sai community. The events have been well supported by the local town administrators and community agencies.

Sep 17th, 2023

Members of the Mid-Central Region of the SSSIO-USA kicked off their Sai 100 Initiative - One Million Trees on May 27, 2023, by planting five trees during their annual regional retreat. A Task Force planned the event and prepared the ground, so they were ready to plant the trees on the day of the retreat. Plans are in place to ensure the trees thrive in their new home.

Sep 17th, 2023

Female Young Adults of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Beaverton, OR, spearheaded a month-long drive to collect hygiene products, which were packed into 150 care bags and delivered to the Rose Haven, a day shelter for homeless women.

Sep 17th, 2023

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Centers of Southeast Denver and Boulder, CO, spent a joyous weekend together in April, during which they participated in a Walk for Values event, built a community garden and planted a maple tree at a local family shelter.

Aug 13th, 2023

The SSE Student Council of the SSSIO-USA North-Central Region held a fun-filled SAI Sweet-A-Thon, a virtual baking competition to encourage SSE teams across the region to bake desserts that were healthy, made with Sathwic ingredients, in a hygienic manner, and with least harm to the environment. In the process, the students learned a lesson about the importance of nourishing the body as well and mind and spirit.

Aug 13th, 2023

At the recent SSSIO-USA Mid-Atlantic Regional Retreat, about 30 Sai volunteers helped plant 27 trees at the retreat site in the Pocono Mountains, one tree for each center in the region. Led by Sai volunteers with expertise, members learned about the invaluable role trees play in the ecosystem and how the SSSIO tree planting initiatives are vital to saving the earth. SSSIO members were encouraged to continue with such tree planting initiatives within their own communities.

Aug 13th, 2023

Members of Sri Sathya Sai Center of Louisville, KY visited the Animal Care Society that rescues neglected, abused and senior pets. While the children showered loving attention on the cats, other Sai volunteers helped prepare various treats and toys and cleaned up the shelter. They all felt gratified having heeded Sai’s message to extend love and compassion to animals.

Aug 13th, 2023

In June 2023, members of Sri Sathya Sai Center of Sacramento, CA, participated in a garden beautification project at the Lakshmi Narayan temple in Sacramento, CA. Participants reflect on the value of planting greenery as a way to revere Mother Nature, promote their own mental and physical well-being, create a healthy and clean environment, and improve the overall quality of life for all beings.

Jul 23rd, 2023

About 60 SSSIO members from Dallas, Austin and Houston, TX traveled to volunteer at a health screening camp for more than 100 individuals of the Greater Beaumont community on April 15, 2023, at the Turning Point Church in Vidor, TX. The SSSIO collaborated with several agencies who worked seamlessly with Sai volunteers from planning to the execution of the camp. A variety of health screening services were provided including blood pressure check, vision and auditory screenings, breast exams, dental and podiatry services.

Jul 23rd, 2023

On April 1, 2023, SSE children, their parents and teachers of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Seattle Eastside visited the residents of Aegis Living Center of Redmond. SSE teachers planned a fun-filled visit which included making beautiful cards for the seniors, singing to them, and small group activities such as playing games and coloring activities. Everyone enjoyed the visit and the SSE children took away many valuable lessons from their time spent with the elderly residents.

Jul 23rd, 2023

On Saturday, May 20, 2023, members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Louisville, KY, volunteered with Louisville Grows, a non-profit, and spent three hours of hard labor outdoors to plant 20 trees in the Chickasaw neighborhood. This was part of a continuous community effort by Louisville Grows to plant a thousand trees a year to reduce the adverse effects of urban heat and create more healthy urban neighborhoods.

Jul 23rd, 2023

At the recent Southeast Regional Retreat in Fruitland, FL, SSSIO members planted nine trees as part of the SSSIO's mission of planting One Million Trees. Members carried out a tree planting ceremony, which included the blessing of the ground and the trees. SSSIO members were also instructed, both before and during the retreat, on the proper way to plant and take care of the trees.

Jun 28th, 2023

The SSSIO International Conference on Love and Service held in April 2023 opened with an inspiring and enlightening multi-faith session. It featured eminent faith leaders who spoke about the ideal of love and service within their own faith tradition.

Jun 19th, 2023

SSE children and their families from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of North Houston, TX spent a lovely day outdoors in a local nature preserve. They participated in a Walk for Food, during which they raised 150 food cans for a local shelter. They also took part in an Easter Egg Hunt, enjoyed pizza and bonding with their families.

May 24th, 2023

The SSSIO Mid-Atlantic Region collaborated with the Words of Life Christian Center to hold a free health fair/medical camp for residents of the Bronx. Volunteer doctors and residents in training served about 130 mostly Spanish-speaking individuals with limited access to healthcare. Services provided included check-up for diabetes and hypertension, vision care and cancer screening.

May 24th, 2023

For more than 3 decades, Sai volunteers from the greater St. Louis area in Missouri have been serving dinner once a month to the residents of the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church night shelter. Volunteers reflect movingly on the impact the experience has had on them.

Apr 24th, 2023

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Baba Center of Tri-Valley, CA, participate in various service activities in collaboration with the East Bay Community Recovery Project. SSE students reflect on their participation in a monthly sandwich service for the homeless.

Apr 24th, 2023

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Lake Washington, WA, along with Young Adults in the Seattle area, have been volunteering twice a month with a local organization to build tiny homes for the homeless.

Mar 13th, 2023

Through a nationally coordinated effort, Sai communities across the US donated disaster relief supplies to help survivors of Hurricane Ian. SSSIO members in Florida received the shipment and delivered the items to local partners such as churches. SSSIO members also donated toys along with relief supplies for two Christmas holiday giveaways, including a huge drive-through giveaway where Sai volunteers spent hours distributing boxes of supplies, groceries and toys.

Mar 13th, 2023

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of South Houston had been serving the elderly residents of the Arden Wood nursing home for more than two decades until Covid-19 hit. In December 2022, 15 Sai volunteers resumed their visit to the nursing home by bringing Christmas cheer to the residents. SSE children entertained them with Christmas carols. Sai volunteers also distributed gifts and served ice cream.

Feb 24th, 2023

SSE students created thank you cards to express their gratitude to veterans for their service to the country. Not only did the students enjoy the activity, but it has proven to be a great outreach to other children in the community who regularly join the SSE children in service.

Feb 24th, 2023

The Mid-Atlantic Region of SSSIO-USA held a free Medical Camp at the annual Health and Wellness Fair organized by the North Bergen Public Library, NJ. The Fair drew more than 900 people who had little or no access to healthcare. This year's partnership with SSSIO allowed fair organizers to offer more specialized medical services such as vision testing and cardiology, and ensure patients had follow-up care in free clinics.

Feb 24th, 2023

The Sri Sathya Sai Center of South Houston held a toy drive over several months and collected about a thousand toys for “Toys for Kids”, a Christmas event held for 5000 children from low-income families. Sai volunteers helped out at the event by sorting, arranging and distributing toys to throngs of eager children.

Jan 22nd, 2023

Since October 2022, volunteers from various Sri Sathya Sai Centers in the Southeast Region have been delivering much needed relief supplies to communities that were devastated by Hurricane Ian. Sai volunteers have been driving between three to ten hours to drop off the items. A coordinated regional effort was carried out over the Thanksgiving weekend.

Jan 22nd, 2023

Young adults from the Sri Sathya Sai Centers of Chicagoland, in association with Port Ministries, organized a one-month summer enrichment program where they helped more than 20 children enhance their learning in reading, writing and science, and foster their creativity through arts and craft and robotics.

Dec 26th, 2022

Sri Sathya Sai Center of Greater Hartford, CT engaged Sai Spriritual Education (SSE) students and their parents in a unique, educational hands-on session on composting and recycling food scraps into usable compost soil. The session offered the students a practical opportunity to learn how to be good stewards of the planet.

Dec 26th, 2022

Every August, members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Columbia, MO get together to fill backpacks with school supplies and other essential items which are distributed by nonprofit organizations to children in need from immigrant and refugee families as well as children in foster care.

Dec 26th, 2022

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Greater St. Louis, MO participated with other faith groups at an interfaith event, where they shared the teachings of Sri Sathya Sai Baba on the Unity of Faiths to attendees at the Religions of the World Tent at the recent Festival of Nations.

Dec 26th, 2022

The Sai Spiritual Education Student Council from the North-Central Region organized and led a dog toy service project during the Labor Day Retreat on September 3, 2022. They recycled old t-shirts donated by Sathya Sai Centers across the region and braided them into 91 dog toys, that were then donated to the Elmbrook Humane Society, Milwaukee, WI.

Oct 27th, 2022

Since March 2021, members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Albany have been involved in a service project making blankets for children who are orphaned, abused and underprivileged. Sai volunteers have so far made and delivered 250 blankets to Project Linus, a nonprofit organization that serves children in need, and another 95 blankets to the Alpha Pregnancy Center.

Oct 27th, 2022

For more than 30 years, members of the Sri Sathya Sai Centers of the Greater St. Louis area have been delivering meals twice a month to the elderly residents of two communities in the Soulard neighborhood.

Oct 27th, 2022

After a 2-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the Bowery Food Service that had spanned over 40 years, and served 150-200 homeless people weekly, was resumed by Sri Sathya Sai Center of Metropolitan, along with other Sai volunteers in New York City.  Reignited by the fire of devotion and and a renewed commitment to Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s message of service, they now serve 50-60 people and hope to continue to expand the weekly feeding.

Oct 27th, 2022

STAR (Self-Transformation and Rehabilitation) at Project Pride is a 7-week program offered by the SSSIO Young Adults of Northern California at a residential facility to women with a history of substance abuse. While the goal was to equip the women with life skills and personal self-confidence to tackle their life challenges, Sai YA volunteers found that the experience had benefited them greatly as well.

Sep 29th, 2022

SSSIO members from Northern California volunteered at the ‘Day on the Beach’ on July 9, 2022 at Cowell’s Beach in Santa Cruz, CA. This annual event sponsored by Shared Adventures provides individuals with differing abilities and their families an opportunity to enjoy various water sports such as kayaking. SSSIO volunteers provided and served food and organized various fun activity booths for the guests to enjoy.

Sep 29th, 2022

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Baba Center of Central San Jose organized various Earth Day activities for the children at the Voices Academy in San Jose, which included helping the children build a vegetable garden and beautify their school grounds with flowering plants. They also organized various educational and fun hands-on activities that taught the students environmentally sustainable practices.

Sep 29th, 2022

About 30 SSSIO volunteers from Louisiana and Texas partnered with St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, Baton Rouge, LA to host the first SSSIO free medical screening camp on June 11, 2022 for the underserved community within the parish.

Aug 15th, 2022

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Boulder, CO bought food items and delivered them to the Sister Carmen Community Center which serves people living in poverty.

Aug 14th, 2022

At the 2022 Mid-Central Region retreat, SSE students and young adults packed more than 50 large tote bags of groceries that helped feed 197 Afghan refugees for a month.

Jul 24th, 2022

In March 2022, about 25 volunteers from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of South Houston collaborated with the Hope Impacts organization in Katy, TX to serve the homeless by providing a hot meal to more than 70 people at the Crosspoint Community Church.

Jul 24th, 2022

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Austin, TX, have been building vegetable gardens to help the Afghan refugee community become more food sufficient. Through their participation in tending to the garden and reaping the harvest, Afghan refugees are able to foster communal ties and make a meaningful contribution to their community.

Jul 24th, 2022

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Charlottesville, VA, including SSE children, volunteer at a local food pantry once a month, helping sort and shelf food supplies as well as maintain the cleanliness of the pantry.

Jun 21st, 2022

Volunteers from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Orlando, FL have been volunteering at the Second Harvest Food Bank regularly to sort, pack, and prepare for delivery all varieties of food items to feed those in need.

Jun 21st, 2022

In observance of a nationwide Day of Sai and Sustainability on April 9, 2022, Sai volunteers from Sri Sathya Sai Centers of Chicagoland helped clean Busse Forest Preserve in Elk Grove Village, IL. Volunteers reflected on the lasting negative impact of confetti on the environment, and vowed against their use during any celebration.

Jun 21st, 2022

A National Refugee Support Spotlight was held virtually on March 5, 2022, for SSSIO members interested in providing refugee support services. A video summary of the key segments of the spotlight is presented- a moving talk by a former refugee from Iraq, a presentation on an inspiring project involving Afghani refugees, an informative session on phases of refugee resettlement and future plans of the SSSIO. The spotlight ended with moderated breakout sessions.

May 28th, 2022

The video provides an overview of free healthcare services provided, for the past many years, by the SSSIO to populations lacking access to healthcare in the USA. Listen to patients express their gratitude for the benefits of free healthcare screening camps, while a volunteer doctor reflects on her personal experience serving at the camp. News ways of delivering free healthcare services in the future are also discussed.

May 28th, 2022

Volunteers from Sri Sathya Sai Center of South Houston have actively assisted newly arrived Afghan refugees in Houston resettle by providing groceries and other essential items, and helping them improve their English skills, find jobs and attain self-sufficiency.

May 28th, 2022

SSSIO members in Phoenix, AZ, provide an important often overlooked service in donating diapers for single mothers and their babies living in poverty, as well as adult incontinence briefs for impoverished elderly. Emphasis is on providing materials of quality, addressing mental health, self-confidence and quality of life.

Jun 21st, 2022

SSSIO members of the Mid-Atlantic Region participated in a stream and park cleanup on April 9 2022, as part of Sai and Sustainability Day, a nationwide day of Envirocare activities.

May 28th, 2022

Sai Spiritual Education students from Chicago West suburbs, IL organized and distributed 101 care bags to custodial workers and cafeteria staff in various schools in Chicagoland as a way of expressing their appreciation.

Apr 25th, 2022

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.

Apr 25th, 2022

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.

Apr 25th, 2022

Sri Sathya Sai Centers in the Greater Seattle region held a drive for clothing and school supplies for the children of one of the poorest elementary schools in Washington State.

Mar 19th, 2022

Volunteers from Sri Sathya Sai Center of Little Rock, AR, assembled 108 snack bags to distribute to the homeless in November 2021.

Mar 19th, 2022

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.

Mar 19th, 2022

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.

Mar 19th, 2022

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.

Feb 14th, 2022

High school volunteers from Sai Spiritual Education classes in Dallas engaged in a meaningful way with younger SSE children and elderly Center members during the pandemic, serving many of the social, emotional, and technological needs, of the 250 members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Dallas.

Feb 14th, 2022

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Atlantic City, NJ provide fresh healthy groceries every month to 50 families struggling to make ends meet during the pandemic.

Feb 14th, 2022

The joy of receiving and sending greeting cards during the holidays is a commonplace experience that is often denied to the visually impaired. The SSE students from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Central San Jose undertook a project to make this tradition accessible to visually challenged individuals by creating cards in braille - by first learning braille and then using a braille type writer to create beautiful cards with inspiring messages. A beautiful way to connect with our visually challenged friends in the community.

Feb 14th, 2022

The SSE students of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Chelmsford, MA participated in a backpack service project. They purchased, assembled and delivered 25 backpacks filled with school supplies to the Wish Project for children in need.

Jan 8th, 2022

Every year, SSE children of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Seattle Eastside are involved in a shoebox project where they pack shoeboxes with essential items and other gifts, along with a personal card. The shoeboxes are then delivered to Samaritan’s Purse, a humanitarian organization which distributes the stuffed shoeboxes as Christmas presents to children in need all over the world.

Jan 19th, 2022

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Austin have been serving hot lunches every week to 200 residents of a halfway home in Austin, TX, for more than a decade. Recently, they also distributed socks and winter jackets.

Jan 19th, 2022

Sri Sathya Sai Centers in the Greater Boston area in collaboration with the International Institute of New England (IINE) help newly arrived Afghan refugee families by providing them with groceries during the initial phase of their resettlement.

Jan 12th, 2022

Sai volunteers from Camarillo and Ojai, CA, serve up a hot burrito breakfast to the homeless in to-go bags every first Saturday of the month, along with winter clothing during the cold weather.

Dec 12th, 2021

SSSIO members of the Mid-Central Region, USA were presented with the Marlin Perkins award from the World Bird Sanctuary (WBS) for their dedication to the environment and support of the WBS mission.

Dec 12th, 2021

SSSIO volunteers in St. Louis, MO, held a free health camp for an underserved Hispanic community, and they reflect on their participation.

Dec 12th, 2021

SSE children in Orlando, FL, packed and donated hygiene kits for needy children in a local elementary school.

Dec 12th, 2021

Sai volunteers in Atlantic City, NJ, in the face of COVID-19, found a new, creative way to distribute food to the homeless and unemployed.

Oct 30th, 2021

The National Disaster Relief Team (NDRT), along with the volunteers from the Sri Sathya Sai Centers across the South-Central Region, procured and delivered water, canned food, toiletries and hygiene products to several areas around New Orleans, Louisiana following the destruction inflicted by Hurricane Ida. The NDRT continues to identify ways to support the affected communities over the coming months.

Oct 30th, 2021

A total of 20 volunteers donated much needed school supplies to more than 100 children in low-income communities severely impacted by the aftermath of hurricanes and the pandemic in Beaumont, Texas and Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Sep 23rd, 2021

Since 2016, members of Sri Sathya Sai Group of Lincoln-Omaha, NE have been bringing some color and comfort to the lives of cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy by making and donating fleece tie blankets.

Sep 23rd, 2021

Volunteers from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of South Houston collected and distributed lunch, hygiene kits and T shirts/baseball caps to the homeless at Harmony House in Houston, Texas on July, 2021.

Aug 30th, 2021

Young Adults from Sri Sathya Sai Centers of the Pacific North Region adopted a Second Chance initiative which involved collecting gently-used items from Center members. These items were then redistributed to other Center members, homeless shelters, refugee families and other welfare organizations who had use for these items.

Sep 23rd, 2021

Young adults from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Dallas carried out a month-long collection drive for several much-needed supplies for City House, an emergency shelter for children and youth in need.

Aug 30th, 2021

SSE children, teachers and parents of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Nashville, TN spent a weekend at a cow sanctuary, feeding and taking care of the cows, and learned the importance of protecting and revering them.

Aug 30th, 2021

As part of the Go Green initiative, volunteers, including SSE children, from Sri Sathya Sai Center of North Houston, TX planted 60 trees at Grant Park on May 15th, 2021.

Jul 18th, 2021

About 30 members from Sri Sathya Sai Baba Center of Sacramento, CA have been proofreading, validating and compiling college/university textbooks for conversion to Braille and audio books for visually impaired college students in India.

Jul 18th, 2021

Members of Sri Sathya Sai Center of Clearwater, FL, have been distributing free shoes and socks, facemasks and toiletries along with food at their twice monthly soup kitchen at the St. Vincent DePaul homeless shelter.

Jul 30th, 2021

Members of Sri Sathya Sai Centers of New Jersey worked in partnership with GLAM, a not-for-profit, to collect and ship large barrels of relief supplies to more than 200 families impacted by the volcanic eruption in St. Vincent Island.

Jun 22nd, 2021

A workshop on stress management was presented by a team of members from Sri Sathya Centers of San Antonio, Houston and Dallas. The workshop focused on the sources of stress, how to apply spiritual teachings to alleviate stress, and practical strategies to overcome it.

Jun 22nd, 2021

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Mesa, AZ, volunteer to transport excess unsold food that would otherwise go to waste, from grocery stores to food banks to be distributed to families in great need.

Jun 22nd, 2021

Members of Sri Sathya Sai Centers in Southern California packed and distributed 900 hygiene kits to students of homeless families in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties in April 2021.

Jun 22nd, 2021

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Loudon, VA, including the SSE children, packed and distributed food and hygiene kits for the homeless in shelters and on the street.

May 23rd, 2021

Women leaders of SSSIO in the Pacific Northwest Region of USA coordinated an effort to put together and distribute more than 300 hygiene kits to women’s homeless shelters across the region.

May 23rd, 2021

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of North Houston, TX volunteered at the Texas Gaushala (cow sanctuary) by carrying out various activities such as yard cleanup, cleanup of the facilities, weed removal and planting of trees, and, in the process, learned about Vedic-based sustainable agriculture.

May 23rd, 2021

Sai volunteers in Lexington, KY participate in a school food program, the Backpack program, where they deliver food items to schools, which are then packed in backpacks and distributed to needy students to bring home.

May 23rd, 2021

SSSIO members from Southeast Denver and Boulder, CO put together and delivered Sai Care women’s kits filled with personal hygiene items and other gifts for women, including mothers with children, living in homeless shelters.

Apr 17th, 2021

Volunteers from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of South Houston collected and delivered winter clothing, blankets and food items to the homeless in Houston prior to record freezing temperatures in the region.

Apr 17th, 2021

Sri Sathya Sai Centers of the Greater Seattle area procured, packed and distributed 95 backpacks filled with winter gear and critical supplies along with sleeping bags and hot meals to the homeless in downtown Seattle during the winter of 2020.

Apr 17th, 2021

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Mesa, AZ volunteer for VITA, a unique service project in which they provide free tax preparation services to those needing assistance.

Apr 17th, 2021

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Jersey City adjust their existing service activities while discovering new ways to serve the community.

Mar 21st, 2021

The SAI Math Academy is a collaborative effort by a few Sai Centers in the Bay Area in California that involves high school volunteers tutoring Math every week to at-risk students from various elementary schools in the Hayward Unified School District.

Mar 21st, 2021

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Centers in San Diego have been making and distributing fresh food to the homeless every Sunday for more than thirty years, a feeding service that has evolved from distributing sack meals of burritos and sandwiches to serving up a large buffet for 150-200 homeless.

Mar 21st, 2021

A small band of Sai volunteers has been engaged in feeding the homeless in downtown Albuquerque for more than fifteen years, from serving nutritious hot meals to distributing sack meals.

Feb 22nd, 2021

Sai volunteers from the South Central Region of the SSSIO - USA uplifted the spirits of a few hundred families severely impacted by Hurricanes Laura and Delta in the Lake Charles area, LA.

Feb 22nd, 2021

SSE students across the North Central Region adopted an Envirocare project which involved collecting electronic waste and disposing them off safely.

Feb 22nd, 2021

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of North Houston collaborated with a soup kitchen in downtown Houston to provide 300 meal bags to the homeless on New Year’s Day, 2021.

Feb 22nd, 2021

Sai volunteers in the greater Phoenix area, AZ brought Christmas joy to foster children by refurbishing old bicycles which were then delivered to the children.

Feb 22nd, 2021

Undeterred by the pandemic, SSE children of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Chelmsford, MA found a creative way to continue their annual tradition of singing carols to seniors in a nursing home by doing it virtually.

Jan 24th, 2021

Sai volunteers from across the SSSIO-USA South Central Region distributed Christmas toys and food supplies in the Lake Charles area in Louisiana to bring holiday cheer to communities severely affected by Hurricanes Laura and Delta.

Jan 24th, 2021

SSSIO members of the South West Region lovingly serve individuals who have been incarcerated by offering programs based on human values that help them successfully transition back into society.

Jan 24th, 2021

Sri Sathya Sai Centers in the San Diego area provided school supplies, groceries and other much needed relief supplies to a local school district and the community it serves in the face of the widespread destruction by raging wildfires.

Jan 24th, 2021

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Chelmsford served the homeless by donating much needed winter clothing, groceries and hygiene kits to three shelters, and brought holiday cheer to foster children by getting them gifts on their wish list.

Dec 25th, 2020

Volunteers from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Dallas, TX, built raised bed gardens and keyhole gardens in their homes and grow an array of organic produce, part of which are donated to local food pantries.

Dec 25th, 2020

As wildfires raged in the Pacific Northwest Region, SSSIO members collected and shipped relief supplies for those who had lost their homes and their possessions. 

Dec 25th, 2020

Providing large bags of groceries for front-line healthcare and essential workers at a local hospital is one way SSSIO members show appreciation and uplift the spirits of these everyday heroes battling the pandemic.

Dec 25th, 2020

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Baltimore, MD, helped donate much needed nutritious fresh produce to local food pantries by harvesting vegetables at a local non-profit farm.

Oct 25th, 2020

The Ashland Free Clinic has provided primary care and several specialty care services to an underserved community in San Lorenzo for more than 15 years.

Oct 25th, 2020

Sai volunteers from Salt Lake City, Utah participated in an annual school supplies drive, “Stuff the Bus” which was modified this year to a virtual drive which also included health and safety supplies.

Oct 25th, 2020

Sai Spiritual Education students and their families learned about the plight of the homeless while they packed hygiene kits to distribute to them.

Sep 21st, 2020

A Sai volunteer in St. Louis, MO, coordinated a blood drive in response to the blood shortage arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Donors were gratified they could provide life-sustaining blood or liquid love.

Sep 21st, 2020

Volunteers from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Austin, TX started robotics clubs in four local schools to nurture students’ interest in the field. Teams from these schools participated in and won awards at robotics contests over the past few years.

Sep 21st, 2020

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of St. Louis participate in a large-scale feeding project organized by the Sikhs of St. Louis during the pandemic.

Sep 21st, 2020

Sathya Sai Centers of South Florida actively participated in the Bahamas disaster relief efforts by coordinating the delivery of food supplies to support the feeding of school children. They also organized a Christmas toy drive and the shipment of vegetable produce from farms during the pandemic.

Aug 24th, 2020

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of San Antonio helped prepare hot meals every week for distribution to St. Vinny’s Bistro, that serves the homeless in downtown San Antonio, TX.

Aug 24th, 2020

The YAs and SSE children of the Sathya Sai Center of Rochester, NY create online reading resources for children from low-income families by video-recording themselves reading aloud their favorite childhood books. A wonderful example of an online service project being carried out during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aug 24th, 2020

Three Sri Sathya Sai Centers in the Mid-Atlantic Region undertake a variety of service activities to serve communities severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The service activities include making face masks and contactless food service for hospital staff, soup kitchens, homeless shelters and group homes.

Jul 15th, 2020

Volunteers from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Central San Jose have initiated weekly math tutoring and coding classes for elementary school children in a low-income neighborhood.

Jul 11th, 2020

Through learning about the backstories of the homeless people that they serve, volunteers of the Sathya Sai Center of Chatsworth, CA have ​begun to deeply empathize with many of the food recipients, whom they now know are decent people who simply had an unexpected turn in their lives or a stroke of bad luck.

Jul 11th, 2020

The SSIO-USA Southwest Region launched a face mask project in April with about 30 volunteers, ranging from SSE children to seniors in retirement homes, putting their selfless love into action. They created more than 2,000 masks within 2 months and distributed them to those most in need.

Jul 11th, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the USA, several volunteers from the Sathya Sai Centers in the Greater Seattle area sprang into action to make face masks, working together to ensure the smooth execution of the project from material preparation to mask distribution.

Jul 12th, 2020

The Sri Sathya Sai Center of Milwaukee, WI has adopted a mile of Highway 18 which they are responsible for cleaning up three times a year.

Jun 15th, 2020

Sri Sathya Sai Centers of the Greater Boston area deliver groceries and other essential items once a month to families of cancer patients who are in financial distress.

Jun 13th, 2020

Three SSE students from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of S.E. Denver, Colorado designed a beautiful website aimed to uplift the spirits of the elderly and the most vulnerable, and express their gratitude and honor the essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 16th, 2020

Since its inception in 1990, the San Bruno Sathya Sai Center has primarily committed itself to the principle of selfless service, through placing tremendous effort into service activities. Their dedication to service for nearly 3 decades has won them several accolades and awards from local and state public officials.

May 16th, 2020

SSE children of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Greensboro, NC, learn a lesson in minding their words, and pack hygiene kits for 20 needy children in an elementary school.

May 16th, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Columbia, MO, fabricated 192 face shields for nurses and caregivers at four post-acute care and long-term care facilities.

May 9th, 2020

The ladies of the South Bethesda Center knitted 500 baby hats for new-born babies in Queens hospital in New York. They also stitched baby blankets and made112 gift packages for needy mothers being served by a non-profit organization and a church in Baltimore.

Apr 20th, 2020

SSIO-USA Service Initiatives during COVID 19 pandemic

Apr 11th, 2020

Volunteers from the Austin Sai Center collaborate with a local church to use their mobile kitchen to prepare food, and their mobile truck to deliver the food and other items such as clothing and hygiene products to the homeless on the street.  

Apr 9th, 2020

Sai Spiritual Education (SSE) students and members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of North San Diego serve dinner and share Christmas joy with formerly homeless families at Solutions for Change.

Apr 9th, 2020

Members and Sai Spiritual Education (SSE) children of the West Palm Beach Sai Center participate in a monthly clean-up of Okeeheelee Park. The children reflect on their experience.

Apr 9th, 2020

Members of the Jersey City Sai Center serve lunch, distribute gifts and sing carols to the homeless during the Christmas season at the First Presbyterian Church in Passaic, NJ.

Mar 14th, 2020

Children of the Louisville Sai Center observe National Salute to Veteran Patients week by making Valentine’s Day cards expressing their gratitude to military veterans.

Mar 13th, 2020

For twenty-five years, SSSIO members have served breakfast every week to several hundreds of homeless and needy individuals at the Andre House in Phoenix, AZ.

Mar 13th, 2020

Every Christmas season, the members of the Dallas Sai Center participate in the Salvation Army Angel Tree Project to procure toys and other presents for needy children. They also help at the warehouse with sorting gifts and handing them out to families.

Mar 14th, 2020

Five Sai Centers in the Greater Boston area helped organize a community event, Love All Serve All – A Community Service Fair, along with 22 other local churches and nonprofits. The aim was to raise public awareness of Human Values and to encourage engagement in various service activities within the community.

Feb 18th, 2020

Members and SSE youth from the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Cincinnati-Dayton hosted one of the 100 exhibition booths at the Festival of Faiths.

Feb 18th, 2020

Sai Center members of Charlotte, NC participated in two Walk for Values events, as part of larger community parades. The public outreach efforts helped spread Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s message of the five human values to thousands of attendees at both events.

Feb 17th, 2020

Sai Centers in the Pacific Northwest Region assembled and donated 135 Welcome boxes to Embrace Oregon to cheer up children entering the foster care system.

Feb 16th, 2020

Houston Sai devotees collaborated with the office of Hon. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson to distribute pies on the occasion of Thanksgiving in November 2019.

Jan 26th, 2020

The Dallas Sai Center participated in the VNA Meals on Wheels to help distribute food to 4000 senior citizens on Christmas Day, 2019.

Jan 26th, 2020

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of Indianapolis collected and distributed winter coats and other essentials along with care packages to the homeless at a local church. The homeless guests were also treated to a warm meal as well as Christmas carols.

Jan 26th, 2020

Members of the Atlanta Sai Center volunteered at the annual 5k Atlanta Heart Walk, distributing water to the walkers and directing them on the route.

Jan 26th, 2020

The Sri Sathya Sai Center of Charlotte, North Carolina, provided free healthcare services to 156 residents of a low-income neighborhood on Nov 16, 2019, which included general and pediatric services, dental and vision screening.

Dec 25th, 2019

The YAs of the Central San Jose Center organized Halloween festivities for children at a local shelter and for those from low-income families.

Dec 25th, 2019

Sai volunteers from across the South-Central Region have collaborated with various community agencies since August 2017 on disaster relief efforts, including home restoration, in the Houston area in Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Dec 24th, 2019

SSIO members of the Southwest Region at a Unity Retreat, participated in a service activity which involved clearing and demarcating various trails in the wooded retreat center, and reflect on the deeper spiritual significance of the activity.

Nov 16th, 2019

Sai volunteers from the Dallas Sai Center collaborate with Universal Unitarian Church each year in the month of September to honor firefighters who serve their community.

Nov 16th, 2019

SSE children at the Central San Jose Sai Center hosted a human values carnival for Hispanic immigrant children who have been tutored by Sai Center volunteers since 2014.

Nov 16th, 2019

The Women’s Wing of the Des Moines Sai Center hosted a baby shower for refugee women who are expectant mothers, who, in turn, are deeply touched by this loving gesture.

Nov 6th, 2019

Following the massive destruction on the Bahama Islands by Hurricane Dorian, the US Disaster Relief Team took steps to organize relief efforts.

Oct 15th, 2019

The Sri Sathya Sai Center of Fremont, CA, hosted a jazz-Indian classical fusion concert as part of a series of "Spirit of Unity" concerts to bring together diverse cultures through the universal language of music.

Oct 12th, 2019

SSIO members of the Mid-Central Region share their joyous experience of serving threatened species of birds, including the bald eagle, at the World Bird Sanctuary in Missouri, their chosen "95 Adopted Community".

Oct 13th, 2019

The ISSE-USA partnered with the Public Library in North Bergen, NJ, to host a Human Values Festival to raise awareness of human values through interactive value-based activities and arts and crafts.

Sep 15th, 2019

A 10th grade student of the Northborough Sai Center actively campaigned to ban the use of plastic bags and Styrofoam in her hometown and was successful in getting the bylaws she helped propose, pass with overwhelming support at the annual Town Hall meeting.

Sep 17th, 2019

As part of the SSSIO’s global initiative to adopt 95 communities for Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s 95th birthday in 2020, the Southern California Region has adopted and continues to serve needy school children and their families in the Santa Ana community.

Sep 15th, 2019

After a tornado wrecked devastation on the town of Franklin in Texas, SSIO members in Texas stepped in to provide much needed disaster relief.

Sep 15th, 2019

The SSE students of Louisville Sai Center, Kentucky, planted a vegetable garden and experienced firsthand the miracle of Mother Nature.

Aug 17th, 2019

Members of the Sri Sathya Sai Center of St. Louis, MO trained and participated in a marathon and describe their self-transformation on the journey to the temple within.

Aug 14th, 2019

The YAs of Seattle, WA made flannel blankets for children battling disease at the St. Jude’s Hospital, and went the extra mile to ensure the blankets were eco-friendly, durable and imbued with love.

Aug 13th, 2019

Raleigh Sathya Sai Center held a public meeting on Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s message of Unity and Selfless Service for various faith-based and service organizations that the Center has collaborated with over the years.

Aug 13th, 2019

SSE children at the South Bethesda Sathya Sai Center prepared a burrito meal for the homeless women and children of the Helping Hands shelter in Maryland.

Jul 15th, 2019

Sri Sathya Sai Baba Center of Southeast Denver organized a "Walk for Values” aimed at presenting the 5 Human Values (Truth, Right-Action, Peace, Love, and Non-Violence) to the local community.

Jul 15th, 2019

Sri Sathya Sai Centers across the Mid-Atlantic region carried out various Go-Green initiatives.

Jul 15th, 2019

The Sri Sathya Sai Centers of South Bethesda, MD, and Falls Church, VA, jointly conducted a Sai Medical Camp on June 8, 2019, at the Baltimore White Marsh Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Rosedale, MD.

Jun 24th, 2019

SSSIO Pacific Southwest hosted an Inter-faith conference on Love and Service on April 7, 2019, in Santa Ana, CA. About 150 people attended the public event. Religious leaders from the Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Muslim, Jewish and Zoroastrian faiths spoke eloquently on the key teachings of their faiths, the universality of all faiths and the principle of love and service that permeates their religion. The video features key highlights from the conference.

Jun 22nd, 2019

Northern California SSSIO members serve the victims of the Camp wildfire, the deadliest wildfire in the history of Northern California.

Jun 22nd, 2019

The SSE children, their parents and teachers of the Detroit Metro Sai Center participate in a Beach Cleanup activity and learn firsthand the destructive impact of plastic pollution.

Jun 22nd, 2019

The Greater Hartford Sai Center partners with Grace Lutheran Church and Wheeler Clinic to offer a free health screening camp to an under-served population in Hartford’s Asylum neighborhood.

May 20th, 2019

SSSIO-USA members of the Clearwater Sathya Sai Center of Florida organized a free Eye Camp for 104 patients at the Pinellas County Health Department in St. Petersburg, Florida on 22 September 2018.

May 20th, 2019

The 2nd Human Values Festival (HVF) held in Austin, Texas on 6 April 2019, featured an exhibition of 150 human values themed artwork by elementary school children, creative activities and games, the honoring of community heroes and an energetic musical concert by renowned artists.

May 20th, 2019

Southern California hosted its 2019 annual Corona Free Medical Screening in collaboration with medical staff from the local community and served 576 low-income patients.

May 20th, 2019

The Sathya Sai Center of the Greater St. Louis area held the inauguration of a new prayer hall on 16 March 2019, an event that was graced by the presence of representatives of various faith communities as well as prominent members of the SSIO-USA leadership.

Apr 14th, 2019

An SSE teacher started an outdoor weekly human values class in her neighborhood. The children and their families were invited to participate in the Sri Sathya Sai Center Birthday Celebrations with a play on Unity of Faiths. The experience transforms both children and their families.

Apr 14th, 2019

The Sri Sathya Sai Center of Clearwater, FL, held a free Podiatry Medical Camp during which volunteers lovingly washed the feet, provided foot care and fitted new shoes and socks for 190 patients. Patients express their deep sense of gratitude in a video interview.

Apr 14th, 2019

The Sri Sathya Sai Clinic in Atlanta has adopted an innovative model of delivery of medical services, inspired by the Sri Sathya Sai Mobile Hospital in India. A travelling medical team brings regular free quality healthcare services to homeless shelters and a refugee community.

Mar 17th, 2019

The SSSIO-USA Pacific South Region hosted its annual Oxnard free medical screening camp.

Mar 17th, 2019

The YAs in Seattle carried out a winter clothing drive for the homeless. While distributing the clothing, they were taught many humbling lessons about the joy of sharing and caring from the very people they were serving.

Mar 17th, 2019

Sai Spiritual Education (SSE) children in Des Moines, Iowa, tutor Somali refugee children in Math every week and reflect on how they have benefited and grown from the experience.

Mar 17th, 2019

Bethesda Sai Center members volunteer at Comfort Cases where they process donations, count inventory and fill backpacks with items that provide comfort, hope and love to youth entering foster care.

Feb 16th, 2019

Sai Volunteers in Florida collect and distribute van loads of relief supplies for survivors of Hurricane Michael living in remote areas.

Feb 10th, 2019

Dallas Sai Center holds a public outreach event to celebrate first responders, the everyday heroes within their community.

Feb 10th, 2019

YAs from Pittsburgh Sai Center participate in an interfaith gathering of healing through song to honor the lives of the victims of the mass shooting that took place at the Tree of Life Synagogue.

Dec 22nd, 2018

Sai Centers in the Greater St. Louis area held their 16th annual free Healthcare Fair in St. Anne, MO for nearly 200 attendees from the primarily Spanish-speaking parish, providing a comprehensive range of services for healing the body, mind and spirit….

Dec 22nd, 2018

Sai volunteers join local groups such as Samaritan Purse to assist with disaster relief activities including gutting damaged homes, sorting and distributing relief supplies and clearing debris…

Dec 22nd, 2018

SSE children from the Loudoun Sai Center, VA, packed hygiene kits for the homeless and treat buckets and messages of cheer for children at the Ronald McDonald House…

Dec 22nd, 2018

The YAs of Northern California held a fun-filled educational carnival for students in an elementary school in an underserved area of the Bay Area.The event served as a kick-off for the year-long weekly math tutoring program for the children by Sai volunteers.

Nov 17th, 2018

The Southwest Region hosted a SSEHV training workshop in Phoenix, AZ in September 2018, facilitated by faculty from the ISSE. Participants learned the direct and indirect methods of teaching human values and how to create a series of human value lessons in a workshop format for applying in a variety of community settings.

Nov 17th, 2018

SSIO members of the Northeast and MidAtlantic Region who attend the Sailent retreat at Sloatsburg New York, describe a visit to the nearby St. Joseph Adult Care Home, where they sang to the residents, and are inspired by the aging Catholic nuns who have devoted their lives to serving the elderly.

Nov 17th, 2018

The Sri Sathya Sai Centers in the Mid-Atlantic Region host bone marrow drives for a South Asian individual who was diagnosed with leukemia.

Oct 13th, 2018

The extreme heat in Houston can be fatal, especially to the disabled and elderly. The South Houston Sai Center participated in the Beat the Heat community program, the brainchild of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson. They helped distribute and install air conditioning units in the homes of residents who desperately need them.

Oct 13th, 2018

The SSIO of Southern California participates every other Saturday in the Venice Free Clinic, providing much needed medical services for impoverished communities in the area.

Oct 13th, 2018

SSIO members of Northern California, led by the Young Adults, participated in an inspiring and moving multi-faith 9/11 Peace Prayers and Picnic, which brought together people of different ages, creed, color and nationality in unity, love and peace.

Oct 13th, 2018

Fall Church Sai Center hosts its second health screening camp in partnership with the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Woodbridge, VA.

Sep 17th, 2018

Sai members of Region 9 participated in a gardening service project at the Willow Bend Environmental Center in Flagstaff, Arizona during the Memorial Day weekend in 2018, where they weeded, raked and beautified the Meditation Garden….

Sep 16th, 2018

The annual Vista Free Health Screening took place on June 9, 2017 at Brightwood College in Vista, California. The health screening was a collaborative effort of the Sai Organization, USA Pacific South, with a local college and a local health clinic provider, exemplifying Sai Baba’s message of engagement with the community.

Sep 16th, 2018

The Cincinnati-Dayton Sathya Sai Center organized a Human Values Fest (HVF) on April 29, 2018. The festival was a family-centric community event focused on promoting human values through creative arts and music. About 100 people attended the event and participated in creative arts workshops, listened to inspiring speakers and were entertained by hip-hop artist Nimo and his band Empty Hands.

Sep 16th, 2018

About 30 Sai Center members of the Greater St. Louis area participated in a Walk for Values as part of the 2018 Annual Independence Day Community Parade by the City of Bridgeton, Missouri.

Aug 20th, 2018

Sai Young Adults of Houston reflect on their experience volunteering with at-risk youth at the Harris County Juvenile Detention Center.

Aug 20th, 2018

During their 2018 recent retreat, the Mid-Central Region focused on environmental service including tree planting, a drive for animal shelter supplies and a Walk for Animals and the Planet.

Aug 20th, 2018

Members of Sai Centers in the Seattle area volunteered in one of USA's largest single-day food drive by the United States Postal Service.

Aug 20th, 2018

More than 60 patients were provided free dental treatment camp organized by the Sathya Sai Group of Clearwater and held on April 21st in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Jul 14th, 2018

Sai volunteers organize a free medical camp at Jasper, Texas for the 15th year.

Jul 14th, 2018

YAs from Seattle help out with organizing storage and building a community garden for refugees at the World Relief Seattle.

Jul 14th, 2018

Sai volunteers participate in a gleaning project to pick left-over farm produce for delivery to food banks, and in the process, understand the value of not wasting food.

Jul 14th, 2018

Sai volunteers help organize a unique Easter Egg hunt for children with disabilities at the Perkins School of the Blind.

Jun 10th, 2018

Region 7 YAs provide a ten-week course on job search and life skills to women in a rehabilitation center in Oakland, CA and reflect on their experience.

Jun 9th, 2018

Sai Center members describe their disaster relief efforts in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, after hurricanes Irma and Maria hit the island in succession and reflect on the many profound lessons learned.

Jun 9th, 2018

Sai Center members in Detroit, Michigan describe their joy and gratification in tutoring at-risk first graders in a local elementary school located in an impoverished community.

Jun 9th, 2018

Southern California Sai Organization members hold their annual medical screening at the Lady of Guadulpe Church in Oxnard, providing 500 patients with a full range of health screen services.

Jun 9th, 2018

The SSIO in the Northwest Region of the USA hosted a public meeting on Sathya Sai Baba’s teachings and His many humanitarian projects at Grant Pass, OR on Saturday, March 10, 2018.

May 9th, 2018

Healthcare fair organized by Sai Centers in the St. Louis region to serve underprivileged Latino community in St. Ann, MO

May 6th, 2018

Young adults distribute winter clothing, sandwich and hot beverages to the homeless during harsh wintry weather.

May 6th, 2018

Young Adults hold an annual day of fun in Long Beach CA for thirty developmentally delayed children and adults from Ability First.

Apr 16th, 2018

SSIO members of Northern California provide relief to victims of the Santa Rosa Wildfires.

Apr 16th, 2018

SSIO members from Denver, Colorado participate in a Community Emergency Response Team training to prepare them with emergency response skills.

Dec 6th, 2017

On April 2, 2017 over 250 attended the Interfaith Conference in Santa Ana, California, which highlighted speakers from major religions and Indigenous faith.

Dec 6th, 2017

The Sai Spiritual Education (SSE) students of the Albany and Rochester Sathya Sai Centers in upstate New York sprang into action by expressing their gratitude to the unseen heroes in their respective communities.

Dec 6th, 2017

The Institute of Sathya Sai Education (ISSE) - USA initiated a new community outreach platform titled Human Values Fest: A family-centric festival expanding the awareness of the five human values and the practice of love and service in the community.

Oct 14th, 2017

Relief efforts following Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma

Jun 5th, 2017

For more than 30 years, SSIO members of New Mexico have provided loving service to the Bodhi Manda Zen Center at Jemez Springs, the site of their annual retreat.

Jun 5th, 2017

SSIO members of Beaverton,OR, join the Friends of Trees to plant 250 trees in Cook Park in observance of a Jewish festival Tu B’shevat.

Jun 5th, 2017

SSIO members participate in a Walk for Values contingent as part of the annual Christmas holiday parade in Germantown, TN

Jun 5th, 2017

The Sathya Sai Center of Metropolitan New York host their first Spanish public meeting on the theme “Be Happy”.