|2015 Early Thanksgiving Dinner|
Raindrop 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.
Different from last years’ dinners, the program was also a fundraising for Houston Food Bank. 8 bins of food items and proceedings are presented to Brain Green, president & CEO of Houston Food Bank. With more than 300 guests in attendance, the atmosphere of the event was vibrant and diverse.
After Filiz Camuz, Executive Director of RAWA, welcomed guests, she gave a short introduction about Raindrop Turkish House, upcoming events and the activities of RAWA (Raindrop Women Association), Mahmut Gok, Executive Director of Embrace Relief Southwest USA, talked about the past and current campaigns of Embrace Relief for people in need all around world .