Feeding the homeless on the streets, Sai Prema Nilayam, Riverside, CA

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.

Health Fair at North Bergen Public Library, New Jersey

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.

Beanie Project, Milwaukee, WI

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.

Women’s Retreat, Southern California

A women’s retreat aimed at fostering unity and empowerment for women Sai devotees, was organized by the SSSIO-USA Women’s Wing in Southern California on December 9, 2023, at Sai Prema Nilayam, Riverside, CA. Through inspiring speakers, insightful workshops, heartfelt sharing in groups and joyous dancing, women connected with each other, felt uplifted, and created a wonderful support system for each other.