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Raindrop Foundation volunteers participated in the 28th annual Peace Festival

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Raindrop Foundation- Oklahoma City once again contributed to the diverse culture of Oklahoma. Raindrop volunteers participated in Oklahoma City’s 28th annual peace festival on Saturday, November 9th, 2013 in the Civic center music hall’sin downtown in oklahoma city.. The theme of this event was Art in the City: a "Cultural Connection." The festival had many participants from around the world including Turkey. A Raindrop Foundation volunteer made (ebru) water marbling for people.

Raindrop Foundation made a donation to the City Rescue Mission in Oklahoma City




Raindrop Foundation made a donation to the City Rescue Mission in Oklahoma City

On the First of November, Raindrop Foundation representatives asked the Turkish-American community members to make a donation to help people in need in Oklahoma City. The Turkish –American community of Oklahoma City agreed to the donate 200 pounds of meat to the City Rescue Mission.

The donated beef was delivered to the City Rescue Mission kitchen. The manager and staff of the City Rescue Mission were there to receive the donation.

The Ladies Coffee Night of The Fall Season

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The Ladies Coffee Night of the fall season was held at the Raindrop Turkish House on Friday, October 25, 2013. After eating the dinner, one of the volunteers of Raindrop Turkish House Vildan Erturk welcomed the guests on behalf of the Turkish House. MC of the program was Adriana Koch who is one of the advisory board members at Raindrop.

The Raindrop Foundation hosted a neighborhood luncheon

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The Raindrop Foundation hosted “Neighborhood Friendship and Engagement Luncheon” on Wednesday, September 25, 2013.


The program began with a video that highlighted the activities of Raindrop Foundation followed by the welcome remarks by Ersin Demirci. Afterwards, a presentation was made about the Raindrop Foundation the Helping Hands program, Turkish language classes, Coffee Nights, the annual Turkish Festival, Friday Social Nights, and our luncheon series. The guests enjoyed the best examples of traditional Turkish cuisine and Turkish tea.

saturday school participated in the peace day

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On Friday, September 20, Raindrop Turkish House "Saturday School Turkish Folk Dance Club" students participated in the annual International Peace Day event at Oklahoma City University. Refia Oral (11) explained what "peace" meansfor Turkish community to audiences. "Imagine a world, where peace replaced war. Where people understood and lived in the peace within their hearts. Where peace became the expression of our caring for our body, our heart, our soul.To change each heart to carry yhe Peace then bring that Peace to the world. This is the Golden Rule we learned as children put into action"  


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