|Early Thanksgiving Dinner|
In honor of observing the Citizenship Month for Houston, The Raindrop Foundation, in collaboration with Bays Oaks Management District, Raindrop Women's Association, Dialogue Institute of Southwest and Embrace Relief-Houston would like to cordially invite you to an Early Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 17th, 2016 from 6:30 pm. until 9:00 pm.
Early Thanksgiving dinner with the neighbors and local communities to celebrate the Citizenship Month, which is a celebration of Houston’s civic diversity and the celebration of the contribution of all people who call Houston home. Thanksgiving creates a great opportunity to host an event that celebrates many faces of Houston. Neighbors of the Raindrop Foundation and local communities will gather around Thanksgiving tables and share and appreciate the diversity of our city. They will share their memories in a warm and friendly gathering. Around 300 guests will enjoy the food along with traditional Turkish music and engage in friendly conversations. It will create the atmosphere for appreciation of our diversity and living together.
Being aware of the food insecure families, Embrace Relief-Houston will launch a food drive in October as part of the event and donations will be presented to Houston Food Bank during the dinner on November 17,2016. Thanksgiving also creates the opportunity to raise awareness for the people in need. Contributions in the form of non-perishable food and funds can be made at Turkish-American Community Center located at 9301 West Bellfort Ave. Houston, Texas 77031.
All proceeds will go to Embrace Relief-Houston"s “Embrace the Turkish Newcomers” Campaign.
Embrace Relief Foundation, Inc. (Southwest Region Office) in collaboration with Raindrop Turkish House launches its “Embrace the Turkish Newcomers”campaign to support the new Turkish arrivals to Houston Metro Area. Embracing the spirit of American hospitality to welcome those in search of freedom and liberty, Embrace Relief welcomes refugees and asylum seekers who come to America in search of a better life by offering support in the way of rent assistance, furniture, education (including ESL classes), health issues, official paperwork and more. Applications for this program will be reviewed by regional commissions led by our representatives in the regions. Embrace the Newcomers Campaign actively seeks your donations of money or furniture to help welcome and Embrace the Newcomers.
Organizers appreciate you for not bringing children under 12.
Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the event.
Thank you so much and we hope to see you there!