Last week, the Baha’is of Aurora were thrilled to have been invited to contribute to Diaperama, an incredible donation event hosted by Rose of Sharon. Rose of Sharon is a remarkable not-for-profit organization located in Newmarket, that provides essential support and educational services to prenatal and parenting young women across York Region. The Baha’i CommunityContinue reading “Baha’is of Aurora participate in Diaperama Event for Young Mothers”
Category Archives: Social Action
Coldest Night of the Year!
“It’s cold out there. And together we are going to do something about it.” Last Friday evening, together with tens of thousands of Canadians across the country, members of the Aurora Baha’i Community walked for an hour and raised funds to support and serve people and families experiencing homelessness, hurt, and hunger in our community.Continue reading “Coldest Night of the Year!”
Cleaning Service Project – What a turnout!
On Sunday, October 16th, a number of volunteers here in Aurora gathered at the Wellington West Public School grounds to participate in litter clean-up organized by the Aurora Baha’i Community. Join us in our future initiatives! A cleaner earth is everyone’s responsibility. For a Baha’i Perspective on the current environmental crisis, read this insightful articleContinue reading “Cleaning Service Project – What a turnout!”
Aurora Food Pantry Drive Results Are In and…
The Food Drive facilitated by the Baha’i Community of Aurora was a great success! The Community dropped off the items pictured below at the Aurora Food Pantry right before Thanksgiving to help out those in need. “Oh, friends of God! If ye will trust in the Word of God and be strong; if ye willContinue reading “Aurora Food Pantry Drive Results Are In and…”
Social Action Committee Helping to End Hunger with Community Support
At the beginning of autumn, the Social Action Committee (SAC) asked its community members to help end hunger in Aurora by donating fresh produce, vegetables, and perishable foods to be delivered to the local food bank. SAC members organized the collection of the over a dozen bags contributed by many donors (pictured below). The generosityContinue reading “Social Action Committee Helping to End Hunger with Community Support”
The Pre-Holiday Food Drive Was a Great Success!
“Just as a candle’s purpose is to provide light, the human soul was created to give generously. We fulfil our highest purpose in a life of service, in which we offer our time, energy, knowledge, and financial resources.” Bahá’í teachings on a life of generous giving Food scarcity is a serious problem across the country, and aroundContinue reading “The Pre-Holiday Food Drive Was a Great Success!”
Trails in Aurora have helped locals stay physically active and keep a positive mental attitude during a time of mandated restrictions. So, the members of the Baha’i community organized a neighbourhood-centred activity for volunteers to gather across different neighbourhoods and parks to collect trash and articles left by other users. On Saturday, October 3rd, volunteersContinue reading “Garbage Clean-Up!”
Building a positive community starts with the first day of school and no child should be left behind. The Bahá’ís of Aurora organized a donation event asking families to contribute fun-filled backpacks for children of all ages returning to classes this fall. We received over 35 backpacks of all sizes and colours that were distributedContinue reading “Backpacks Project”