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Chapter: Houston, TX

Overview

Sewa International - Houston chapter is the most active Sewa chapters with a wide range of projects and activities covering all dimensions of Sewa – Disaster Relief and Rebuilding, Family Services, ASPIRE tutorials and Volunteering in the local community.

Houston Chapter has been active on the ground early, to help deal with the Coronavirus pandemic situation. We have established a Non-Medical helpline for people in Houston area, Distributing PPE’s (Mask, Sanitizers, Gloves, Thermometers etc.), conducting information & educative webinars for the benefit of community, running home-made masks project involving 60+ volunteers, providing hot meals to first responders and  healthcare professional, conducted 18 food drives and distributed 110,000 lbs of food, set-up plasma matching registry, helped senior citizens and international students, partnered with more than 50 local community organization to join forces in responding to COVID-19 pandemic.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Sewa International volunteers with support from broader community worked to provide rescue and relief to the Harvey victims. We built/fixed more than 150 houses and greenhouses in Rosharon, a small community in greater Houston area which was devasted by this hurricane.

Coordinators Details

Nikhil Jain

 713-357-8216

info-sdm@sewausa.org

https://www.facebook.com/sewahouston/

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Projects


Volunteer Development

It is viewed as a unique chance for volunteers and organizations to celebrate their efforts.


Family Services

Family services are designed to provide families tools for leading more meaningful fulfilling lives.


Disaster Relief and Rehab

Providing aid to communities hit by COVID-19, Hurricane Harvey and other disasters.


Education Projects

Sewa Houston helps under-served immigrant communities through various programs.

Upcoming Events

    • 5 Sep 2020
    • (PDT)
    • 31 Oct 2020
    • (PDT)
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    Sewa Day 2020 Registration

    Welcome to register your Sewa Day – An act of kindness without expectation!
    Dates: September 5th - October 4th

    On Sewa Day, thousands of people across the world come together to perform Sewa and experience the joy of giving in its truest sense.

    Organize one or more Sewa Days volunteering at homeless shelters, Cleaning up roads, parks, worship places, schools in disadvantaged areas, hospitals and hospices, conservation areas, and city farms. The Sewa Day includes conducting any such selfless activities except fundraising activities.

    Please note that the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. As a result, federal, state, and local governments and federal and state health agencies recommend social distancing and have, in many locations, prohibited the congregation of groups of people. Sewa International cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with COVID-19 in course of providing Service. Further, in providing volunteer Services could increase your risk of contracting COVID-19.

    Participation is at your own risk. By registering the Sewa Day, you agree to hold harmless Sewa International, its employees, volunteers and affiliates from and against all claims arising out of or resulting from your and your family's participation in this activity.

    - Sewa Day USA Team

Announce Your  Events

Sewa International Chapter coordinators can submit their Events for the announcement on Sewa International site.   

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Volunteers can log their volunteer service hours.


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Volunteer Houston recognition for Teen Volunteer Kaushiki Tewary 2015

Sewa International Teen Volunteer Kaushiki Tewary was awarded as one of the top 3 youth volunteers in the Greater Houston Area,for her work with local Charities and the Immigrant and refugee programs.


Hindu Youth Award 2016 for Nikhil Jaiswal

Every year, Hindus of Greater Houston (HGH) award an inspiring young volunteer for his/her valuable contribution to community service projects. Sewa volunteer Nikhil Jaiswal received the Hindu Youth Award for his contribution in 2016.


People's Choice Award for Poster at AAPI Health Summit

Sewa International’s “Yoga for Sewa” poster was awarded first Prize in People’s Choice category for its unique and promising concept at first AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander ) Health summit in Houston on Nov 20th 2015.

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P.O. Box 820867, Houston, Texas 77282-0867
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