Category Archive: Humanitarian Aid, Silicon Valley Branch, slideshow

2016 Coat Giveaway

2016 Coat Giveaway

  On December 10, Saturday, volunteers from the Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Mormon and Catholic faiths came together at the Annual Coat Drive and Soup distribution for the San Jose downtown...
Multifaith Day of Service sends 525 volunteers throughout SM County

Multifaith Day of Service sends 525 volunteers throughout SM County

The Peninsula Multifaith Day of Service on Martin Luther King Day Monday dispatched 525 volunteers, aged 5 through 85, to a dozen sites throughout San Mateo County to work on 20 different projects.
Coat Giveaway

Coat Giveaway

  I pray that God’s peace, favor and power are with you and yours. For the 2014 Coat and Soup Giveaway.. We served at least 345 people and their children, received 1201 coats. Had 165...
Multifaith Day of Service

Multifaith Day of Service

Multifaith Day of Service MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 2015 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day           The Peninsula Multifaith Coalition brings together our diverse faith communities to build bridges...
Turkish-Muslim foundation builds well in Africa in memory of the late James Foley

Turkish-Muslim foundation builds well in Africa in memory of the late James Foley

Turkish-Muslim charities, Kimse Yok Mu and Embrace Relief Foundation, have jointly constructed a water well in Uganda dedicated to the memory of James Foley, an American journalist killed by ISIS....
Thanksgiving Dinner 2014 – for benefit of Syrian refugees in Turkey

Thanksgiving Dinner 2014 – for benefit of Syrian refugees in Turkey

    I wish to congratulate Pacifica Institute of Silicon Valley (Sunnyvale, CA) for their Thanksgiving Benefit dinner on Saturday, November 22nd, at the Pacifica Community Center in Sunnyvale,...
2014 Tree-Planting

2014 Tree-Planting

On Saturday, October 25, 2014, twenty-four Pacifica Institute volunteers met with other Canopy volunteers in the College Terrace neighborhood to plant 26 new trees. Canopy is an environmental...
Blanket Drive for Syrian & Iraqi Refugees

Blanket Drive for Syrian & Iraqi Refugees

Pacifica Institute and Embrace Relief is joining forces with Northern Virginia Regional Commission for the second annual Blanket Drive for Syrian and Iraqi refugees currently in Turkey. The...
Food Packing for Second Harvest

Food Packing for Second Harvest

This event will be from 9Am till noon and will take place in San Jose.
Soma Mining Disaster

Soma Mining Disaster

  SOMA MINING DISASTER Pacifica Institute mourns the victims of the coal mine explosion in Soma, Turkey and expresses its deepest sympathies to the families who lost their loved ones in this...