Below Poem written by one of our Karyakarti Smt. Samriddhi ji from Ohio. The Bird in Me While turning pages of a bird book with my son, “Mommy which bird you are?” asked his voice to his mum Surprised on his question, But then thought for a while Is there a bird, that matches my profile? Am I a Peacock who owns dreamy feathers Proud of oneself but unaware of others Or am I a Crow who flies in straight line Focused and determined and unaffected what people whine Or am I that tiny sparrow picking hay and straw Building a nest for its family wherever it goes But I am sure
Bala Sanghik in Indiana/Kentucky Vibhag ( Great Lakes Sambhag ) On Feb 28th, 2021 kids from all six shakhas (Omkar, Shivaray, Sanskar, Prerana, Sadhana and Samskruti) in the Chetak Vibhag came together virtually for the first ever “Bala Sanghik” for the Greatlakes sambhag. As an invocation, all the kids chanted Ganesh vandana together.Vibhag Bala Pramukh, Smt.Sreemala ji Murthy welcomed all participants and emphasized the importance of the event to bring everyone together as one big family and briefed about the crisply planned event schedule to follow. Sambhag Bala Pramukh, Sri.Ramesh ji Madhu,
HSS Dallas Vibhag Sewa Event in Recent Winter Storm HSS Dallas volunteers supported Bonham City residents after the severe impact post the snow storm last week. There was a drive through distribution of Hot meals, water and snacks to local residents. City officials highly appreciated all the help from sangha volunteers. Here is some pictures of Event :
Sewa International Distributes Hot Meals and Groceries in East San Jose: Helping People in Need in Pandemic Times Sewa volunteers with Nam Giao restaurant owner and military personnel in San Jose, California San Jose, CA (June 25, 2020): Sewa International’s Bay Area Chapter distributed hot meals, groceries, and hygiene kits to more than 1000 people as well as schools-supply kits to children in a drive through distribution event held at the Nam Giao Restaurant in San Jose, CA on Friday, June 19 as part of its extensive COVID-19 relief efforts. This community outreach is
Report is divided in 3 parts in accordance with the 3 goals for SNY - 2021. (I) Participants: (Goal - 20,000) - "Healthy families, Healthy communities" Above chart captures the number of participants and Surya Namaskars from Sanghatan Shreni and Samaj Shreni (Various events and outreach efforts). Total SNY Participants: 4946 Total Surya Namaskars: 1025384 From the amount of activity and energy we generated before and during the SNY - 2021, the number of participants appears to be low, while the number of Surya Namaskars look Ok. Requesting all to revisit the reported sankhya from respective karmakshetra and
Shakha team in Dallas executed the back-to-school outreach experiment (HSS + Sewa + HEF collaboration) today morning on the first day of the school.Reached out to 140 teachers from 2 schools in 1 school district with funding managed by the local shakha families. The cost of each bag was under $1.00 containing 3 snacks items + a small water bottle.Dallas Sewa team provided sanitizers and masks for school staff nurses.
On occasion of Raksha Bandhan, we recently conducted a community meeting with Sunnyvale Dept. of Public Safety. The 1 hour meeting meeting comprised of us giving an overview of HSS and our activities, Raksha Bandhan and its significance, Universal Oneness Day, followed by an engaging talk and Q&A with Officer Joseph Ochoa from Sunnyvale DPS. Our shakha Balas and Shishus had made Thank You cards for the Policemen and Firefighters and in the end they were shared with the Officer. He was really touched to see the heartfelt, innocent, cute
In the Penn East Vibhag, HSS and Sewa partnered with 23 other organizations to form a tem working on Covid-19 Relief. A quick summary of our work can be found in this Infographic. As a part of this campaign, we made a donation of $4,000 to Methacton School District Education Foundation for supporting the backpack program. This program provides food to about 800 students with economic hardship. Attached videos show the 6abc News coverage of this event. This news was covered two times during the Action News segment on 6ABC Philadelphia channel on Thursday,