SIKHS Puts the 'Power of Humanity' on Display During Texas Recovery
September 13, 2017
Texas, USA: As the waters recede, Texas residents are returning to flooded homes, contaminated water and countless stories of unimaginable loss. But amid reports of heartache and destruction, powerful illustrations of solidarity and kindness have emerged. UNITED SIKHS volunteers have teamed up with local communities to showcase the power of humanity.
Prayers were being offered at St Peters Square and a candle light vigil was held to remember those who lost their lives in the deadly attack. United Sikhs director Sun Kaur said gurdwaras were still open for those looking for shelter and food.
"Our doors and our hearts are open." That was the message UNITED SIKHS and members of the local Sikh community sent to the residents of Manchester, England after a deadly suicide bombing claimed the lives of 22 people.
American Sikhs Combat a “Climate of Fear” with Food
February 22, 2017
NORWICH, CT, USA—Since 9/11, Sikhs have unfairly become targets of religious-based attacks. Hate crime reports from previous years have shown a troubling trend towards hate-motivated violence against Sikhs mistaken for Muslims.
UNITED SIKHS Initiates Emergency Response to Louisiana Flood
August 27, 2016
As per an update by the UNITED SIKHS, over the last two weeks, all of us have seen the devastation caused by the historic floods in Louisiana. This is likely the worst U.S. disaster we've experienced since Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Thousands of lives have been severely impacted. Innumerable families have been evacuated and are now placed in shelters .