Food Drive at the Shop Rite Palisades Park

Embrace Relief  & Turkish Cultural Center Bergen facilitated a food drive at the Shop Rite Palisades Park on December 18th,2014 from 2 pm to 8 pm. At the entrance of the store volunteers distribute food drive flyers that is shown below and  while customers were shopping, they  bought extra items to donate.At the end of the day customers` donations filled a shopping cart that  We have donated all items to the Center of Food Action (CFA)

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Food Drive

Since summer of 2014, Embrace Relief has donated over 58,000 pounds of fresh meat to families in need. During the summer months, Embrace Relief donated 17,000 pounds to people in Haiti, Dominican Republic, Kenya and Tanzania. In October 2014, we have donated 41,000 pounds of fresh meat to needy families and shelters all across the United States. Food is something we often take for granted and it is something so many people in the world don’t have.

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Flood in Bosnia

Thousands had to leave their homes on Saturday May 11, when the worst flood in over a 100 years hit Bosnia and Serbia. at least 35 people died from the flood and more tens of  thousands were left homeless. Thousands were evacuated but some are still trapped in their homes by the flood. The flood is threatening Serbia’s largest power plant in Belgrade. Volunteers from all over the country are desperately trying to protect the country's largest

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Soma Mining Disaster

On May 13,2014  a mining disaster claimed the lives of nearly 300 miners in Soma in Manisa, Turkey. According to reports the death toll is still rising. The disaster was caused by a fire in the mine. Efforts were made to save the victims, however, only 88 have been rescued. On behalf of Embrace Relief we would like to convey our condolences to the friends and relatives of the miners and our deepest sympathies to the families. Now it is time to help

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Help Tornado Victims in Arkansas & Mississippi

A deadly tornado hit several small communities in five counties (Faulkner, Pulaski, White, Independence and Jackson) in Central Arkansas on its Southwest-Northeast tract that is only 10 to 30 miles Northwest of Little Rock, state's capitol. Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe said he wouldn't be surprised if it was one of the highest category tornadoes. It is too early to estimate the total amount of damage according to him. Beebe spoke highly of county

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School Supplies

Education is the best hope of children everywhere for breaking free from poverty. Yet, even school supplies are hard to come by for the thousands of U.S. children whose families struggle just to pay rent and buy food. Embrace Relief is helping families who struggle to buy school supplies for their kids To help ensure these children have the tools they need to learn, Embrace Relief will distribute a school bag for 1500 economically disadvantaged children

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Blood Drive Your Gift of Life

Why Donate Blood? There is no substitute for blood. The community supply depends on people like you. Right now, not enough people donate blood. Only 4 people out of 100 who are able to donate blood do so. The blood supply needs to be replenished constantly. Blood products have a short shelf life, from 5 to 42 days. Blood is in constant demand for accident victims, surgery and cancer patients and more. Anyone between the ages of 17 to 76, in good

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Give a cataract surgery as a gift

GIVE THE GIFT OF VISION   Honor someone you care about on their special day, by making a donation in their name to our cataract surgery project. We will let them know by sending a certificate that thanks them for this donation. Donate in a friend, or a family member’s name. It's a thoughtful gift and they're sure to appreciate your thoughtfulness. Embrace Relief will use the donations for a cataract operation, then e-mail an electronic copy

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A humbling experience: Loudoun leaders meet Syrian refugees

By Northern Virginia Bureau reporter David Culver | NBC | Jan 29, 2014 Amazing Local Effort Warms the Lives of Syrian Refugees Northern Virginia Bureau reporter David Culver Skyped with four local men who spearheaded a drive to collect 18,000 local blankets for Syrians in refugee camps.   For More: Click

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Blankets for Syrian Refugees

Embrace Relief along with Counties of Loudoun and Fairfax, Town of Purcellville and Northern Virginia Regional Commission, Kimse Yok Mu Solidary Association, American Turkish Friendship Association, Mid Atlantic Federation of Turkic American Associations, Pinnacle Academy, organized a blanket drive for Syrian Refugees in Turkey. Jun, 26, 2014 we distributed all collected blanket to refugees on Adana Refugee camp in Turkey. With the immense efforts

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Blanket Drive

  UPDATED: 12:39 PM 12/08/2014

 $90,462 TARGET: $90,000