If you lift the hand to serve, to help, to console, to encourage another man, you are lifting it for God, for God is in every man.
-Sathya Sai Baba

Service Activities

GRACE Marketplace Dinner

Sathya Sai Center of Gainesville meets at GRACE Marketplace located on 3055 NE 28th Ave Gainesville FL 32609 on 3rd Saturday of every month to prepare and serve food for the homeless. Approximately 150 homeless in Gainesville are served at this event.

Home Van Project

We partner with the Home Van Project to help the homeless in Gainesville as requested. Items provided include – major articles such as tents, tarps, sleeping bags, and also essentials such as blankets, batteries, body lotion, hand soap, deodorant, band-aids, canned goods etc. Care is taken to ensure that all materials are distributed where the need is the greatest.

Basketball Cop Foundation

We also partner with the Basketball Cop Foundation to prepare gift baskets and care packages to be distributed to needy families during Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. The gift baskets and packages are assembled at the Sai Center after the regular devotional program

Special Occasions

On special occasions such as Avatar day and Guru Poornima, the center members have decided to undertake special service projects such as backpack drives.

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