Clean Up Australia Day is an annual, national community event occurring on the first Sunday in March. The day is dedicated to responsibly cleaning rubbish in local environments, whether suburban or rural, parks, beaches, creeks, ……wherever volunteers can make a difference. The SSIO has been supporting this initiative for many years.
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SSIO Australia’s Response to the Bushfire Emergencies of Summer of 2019/20
The SSIO of Australia & PNG has responded to the devastation created by the current bushfire emergency by encouraging its members to assist the affected individuals, communities and wildlife in a number of ways and expects this assistance will continue for some time.
NSW Region West together with SydWest Multiculrural Services is hosting a special Multicultural Christmas Celebration for seniors in Blacktown, Western Sydney on Saturday, 14 December 2019. All are welcome
NSW West Region’s Young Adults are running a workshop on Health and Wellbeing designed specifically for those within the 18 – 40 years age-group. This is a very timely event at the end of another busy year. All within the age-group are welcome.
As a Christmas celebration, the Victorian Regions of the SSIO are hosting meal, carol singing and a fun evening for the homeless. This is special part of their regular Thursday night feeding program. All are very welcome and encouraged to join us in this special event.
The Sathya Sai Centre of Westmead from NSW Region West of the SSIO has adopted a village in Sri Lanka providing a range of services to uplift the community. This is part of an international programme by the SSIO identifying a number of communities that can be adopted and assisted within the resources of individual units or regions.
The SSIO, a multi-faith organisation that honours all religions observes Christmas, the holy season of Christians in a number of ways. Different regions will have special devotional meetings dedicated to Christmas, others may have special service activities that incorporate the theme and spiritual values and import of Christmas.
Victoria East and West Regions of the SSIO are conducting special Christmas visits to two Blue Cross Nursing Homes. The visits will be to entertain and engage with the residents. These are additional visits to their regular activities. All are welcome to participate in this service.