Whose side are you on ?

Bastrop Fire Relief

There is a story in folklore about father Abraham.  Surrounded by fires of evil, his fate appeared certain.  Into this scene flew a little bird, with a beak full of water to drop on the fire.  Abraham thanked the tiny creature, but wondered what effect just a small gift of water would have on the fire.  The little bird chirped cheerfully, “It may not put out the fire, but I wanted you to know whose side I am on.”

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2015 Early Thanksgiving Dinner

ETD2015Raindrop Foundation hosted the annual Early Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday November 19, 2015. The program was also a celebration of Citizenship Month for Houston. The motto of the night was “Many Faces of Houston Together Around a Table.” The dinner was coordinated with the Glenshire Community Association, Brays Oaks Management District, Dialog Institute of the Southwest, Citizenship Month Committee, Raindrop Women’s Association, Office of International Communities, Houston Food Bank, Embrace Relief Southwest USA and Super Neighborhood 36 community.

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Citizenship Month Poetry Night

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Citizenship Month Poetry Night has started with reception. Poetry lovers enjoyed light refreshments and socialized.

Susana McCollom was the master of ceremony of the evening. She is the Director, Ethnography& Workplace Chaplaincy at Institute for Spirituality and Health. Filiz Camuz, the executive director of Raindrop Women’s Association, welcomed guests and gave brief introduction of Raindrop Turkish House. Mahmut Gok, the executive director of Embrace Relief SW, talked about the current campaigns of Embrace Relief Foundation.

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Raindrop Foundation strongly condemn terror attacks in France.

downloadDear Friends,

On behalf of Turkish American Community and Raindrop Turkish House, I would like to extend heartfelt condolences to the families, relatives and friends affected by the deadly shootings and bombings in Paris and Saint-Denis that killed at least 153 people and left many others injured.

I strongly condemned this horrific terror attack.

I am against all kinds of extremism!

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Turkish Cuisine @ HEB Central Market! TURKISH INDULGENCE

CentralMarketLogo t750x550Hands On. Come on a journey to some of Turkey's most indulgent dinners.  Tonight we join forces with The Raindrop Foundation as they send two food experts to help you explore some exciting Turkish dishes, from creating a lamb dish that includes a Bechamel Sauce and Eggplant, to an ever so easy Baklava.  Tonight you will learn:

Cigarette Borek (Feta Cheese stuffed Turkish or Phyllo Dough Rolls)

Mantar Sote (Sautéed Mushroom with Garlic Yogurt Sauce)

Hunkar Begendi (Sultan's Delight: A Lamb dish with Béchamel and Eggplant);

Pilav (Rice Pilaf); and

Baklava

INSTRUCTOR: Sibel Bayhan & Hande Bulut, Food Experts from The Raindrop Foundation

Register from: https://centralmarket.turnstilesystems.com/ProgramDetail.aspx/RAINDROPTURKISHHOUSE

 

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