Austin Helping Hands served food for needy people

Food Donation


Raindrop Helping Hands, Austin branch, provided a dinner for residents in the transitional housing in South Austin area on November 27th  . Cooperating with Michelle Powers’s soup kitchen, volunteers from Raindrop Turkish House served the meal.

This dinner has special significance for Raindrop Turkish House as it follows the Muslim festival of Eidul Adha, which commemorates the sacrifice and obedience of Prophet Abraham (peace be upon him). Muslims offer their sacrifices as a demonstration of their gratitude to God and they are enjoined to share their sacrifices with the poor and needy.

Houston High School students donated $250.00 to the victims of Van Earthquake in Turkey

RD_HHS_Donation_1After the earthquake disaster in Van, Turkey on Sunday, October 23, 2011, 644 people were killed and around 20,000 people became homeless. A number of countries and companies have generously donated food, shelter and various essential things which have been needed. One of them is Houston High School in Memphis, Tennessee. There are around fifty student clubs in this school.

(December 14, 2011, Memphis, TN)

Donated toys one of Harris County's refugee resettlement programs

The Alliance for Multicultural Community Services is currently having a toy and clothing drive for the winter holiday season to benefit the children in our program. Most of the children who will receive these gifts have been in the country for less than six months. Our goal is to present each child with a toy and some warm clothing (jacket, gloves, hat, etc.) on December 22nd.

Raindrop Turkish House Luncheon Forum


Raindrop Turkish House Oklahoma City chapter hosted a luncheon on December 12, Monday. The topic of the luncheon was " Women's Impact: Changing our community. How the gift of time, talent and treasure can change the quality of life in our community, one issue at a time”. The keynote speaker was Janet L. Peery. Peery is the CEO of the YWCA Oklahoma City. Peery began her speech with a brief history of the YWCA organization and talked about the services they offer. Peery emphasized on the importance of addressing the domestic violence through education.

Raindrop Turkish House Donated Toys For The Kids In Saint Francis Children Hospital

Raindrop Turkish House collected toys from the Turkish-American community before the New Year. The Raindrop Turkish House donated more than 300 toys for the kids in Saint Francis Children Hospital on Dec 9th. We would like to thank our contributor for their generous donations.
(December 9,2011,Tulsa,OK)

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