Past Service Projects

Sri Sathya Sai Baba says selfless service is the highest level in the hierarchy of spiritual path. Since the day our Centre has opened, we have made the commitment to serve our communities, those in need, the environment and members within our own Centre.

The following are past service projects conducted by the members of our Centre.


Past Projects
2021
June 1

Community Fridge Drive

Community Fridge Drive
In association with Community Fridges Toronto, the Young Adults of our Centre purchased hundreds of dollars in food/groceries to drop off at multiple community fridges across the City for those in need. 
July 27

Narayana Seva

Narayana Seva
For over 25 years, our Centre has  cooked and provided vegetarian meals to various communities in need in Toronto. Initially started as a quarterly initiative, it has now grown to provide 150+ meals on a weekly basis to more than 6 communities in the Greater Toronto Area.  The devotees prepare..Read More
July 27

Tax Clinic

Our Centre has held sessions to assist people file their taxes. Fellow members of our Centre who are tax accountants or have knowledge in the field, would volunteer their time to assistant anyone with understanding how to file their taxes and best practices when filing depending on their situation. These..Read More
July 27

Senior/Long-term Care Home Visits

To provide company and bring joy to the seniors and disabled members of our community, our Centre members would occasionally visit local long-term care homes to play games, provide entertainment through song or dance, or simply have conversations with the residents of the long-term care home. Our objective was to..Read More
July 27

Mental Health Awareness Seminars

  Talking about mental health is the first step in making a difference in the lives of all Canadians. To bring awareness of mental health issues, the Young Adults hosted a Mental Health Awareness Seminar for our SSE students, Youth and Parents. The focus was on how to handle stress,..Read More
July 27

Post Secondary Education and Career Workshops

To help our SSE students, particularly those in high school, explore future pathways and careers, our Centre hosts post secondary education and career workshops to provide the students information, aids and insight into various career paths or educational programs. These events are organized by our Young Adults, and workshops are..Read More
July 27

Firefighter Assist Programs

Our Centre has occasionally assisted local Toronto Fire departments to show our appreciation for their sacrifice and service in saving lives. Activities have included helping staff in cleaning, maintenance of facilities and vehicles, and other daily tasks to help our local fire fighters make their days a little bit easier.
July 27

Blood Donor Clinics

In association with Canadian Blood Services, around April and October each year, our Centre hosts a blood donor clinic for community members to donate blood. Canadian Blood Services collects the donated blood to use for those who need it or for medical research. The clinic is fully operated and managed..Read More
July 27

Winter Blanket Drive

In early 2021, the City of Toronto made an urgent request for the donation of sleeping bags and blankets to provide to the homeless. In association with the Homeless Outreach Program, new sleeping bags, blankets and tarps were donated by devotees of the Centre. Volunteers delivered the donated items. Donation..Read More
July 27

Christmas Toy Mountain Drive

In association with the Salvation Army, our SSE students collect more than 600 brand new toys during the month of December to share with children who are less fortunate. In addition to toys, non-perishable food items are also collected to donate to those in need during the holiday season. For..Read More