Lifestyle & News: Outreach and Seva
"Food is one thing which connects people and I believe this is one way we can reach out to fellow Americans and initiate the dialog that may otherwise never be had. We hope that by increasing community engagement we can decrease the likelihood of hate-motivated crime towards us..."
“This man just needed a helping hand,” stated Cst. Sukhdeep Toor, “I was glad to help him get home safely.”
NSC will be partnering with FP1 to launch a major marketing campaign that will focus on increasing the Sikh American community’s presence in national and local news outlets, as well as social media.
"I'm here today because people I claimed to hate had the courage to set an example of humanity for me. Satwant Singh's eldest son, Pardeep Kaleka, reached out to me a couple months after the shooting."
Sehaj Kaur on Why Sikh Family Center's Survey is Necessary
About 200 youth gave out nearly 300 care packages, which contain sweaters, hats, gloves, socks along with food and toiletries, to street people. “What we’re doing here in Toronto is helping out anyone who does need our help, who needs our support.”
While families, friends and their loved ones are flooding London streets looking for Christmas gifts and soaking in the festive atmosphere, these very same streets also depict another deeply disturbing story – hundreds of homeless people who face the prospect of hunger on a bitterly cold 25 December.
Sahota says Sikhism has always been about peace and goodwill towards your fellow person, and now worries the Christian message which typifies those beliefs is fast becoming lost in favour of commercialism and Santa Claus.
"The aim of this group is make ourselves visible and available to the society so we can breakdown any negative barriers or stereotypes that are attached to the turban,"
Serving tirelessly for over 46 years, this 60-year-old becomes an angel for many in need.