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Scientology Volunteer Ministers Year in Review: Disaster Response Teams Reach Out With Help
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 14, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For more than 40 years, Scientology Volunteer Ministers have responded to natural and manmade disasters. And this year was no exception. The year had no sooner started than a massive mudslide devastated Quito, Ecuador.
Scientology Assist Team Brings Help to Their Country in Its Time of Need
KARACHI, Pakistan and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a country as prone to cataclysm and disaster as Pakistan, some might say there is not much you can count on except bad news. But Perwaiz Hasan and the Scientology Assist Team are the exception to that rule.
Scientology Disaster Response Team: ‘Florida Storm Victims Still Need Help’
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and CLEARWATER, Fla., Oct. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientology Volunteer Ministers continue their response in Southwest Florida to help those still struggling to recover from the worst storm to hit the area since 1935. When Hurricane Ian rampaged through Southwest Florida with 155 mph winds, it left devastation in its wake, killing at least 102 and creating economic havoc.
31 dogs saved from a dog-meat breeding farm in China have arrived in the United States following year long CDC dog...
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- China Rescue Dogs, a 501(c)(3) organization, committed to rescuing and saving dogs from the slaughterhouses, meat trade, abuse, and neglect in China, has rescued into the U.S. the first large shipments of dogs from China following the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) dog ban.
Scientology Assist Team Helps Pakistan Flood Victims in Need of Care
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and HYDERABAD, Pakistan, Sept. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to unprecedented flooding in Pakistan, described by the UN as a climate catastrophe, Scientology volunteers continue providing urgently needed supplies and health care in their outreach to affected communities.
Scientology Assist Team Provides Help and Medical Care to Pakistan Flood Victims
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and KARACHI, Pakistan, Sept. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Responding to catastrophic floods that have left a third of the country submerged, a team of Scientology volunteers including doctors and other medical personnel are providing relief.
Mobile Truck Mounted Medical POD to Aid Sick and Wounded Ukrainian Civilians Hand Off Event to United Help Ukraine
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pacific Engineering Inc. (PEI) has joined forces with United Help Ukraine (UHU), Gaithersburg, MD to take a small, but critical step to provide much-needed care to Kharkiv's sick and wounded. PEI is honored to make a contribution to UHU by donating a truck-mounted Rapid On Demand - Portable Medical Platform (ROD-PMP™) to provide emergency medical assistance in Ukraine.
How a Scientology Volunteer Minister from Nepal Brought Help to His Nation
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Seven years ago this month, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal. A Scientology Volunteer Minister led rescue workers, Scouts and volunteers who arrived from across the world on a mission to save lives. Sharma acted as interpreter for Los Topos, the famous Mexican search and rescue team.
How a Scientology Volunteer Minister and a Christian Priest Worked Together to Help Uganda
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At an open house at the Church of Scientology Amsterdam earlier this month, held in commemoration of World Civil Defense Day, Volunteer Minister Jan-Maarten Kruijt introduced those attending to the Scientology Volunteer Ministers program. He shared how he and a Christian priest worked together to help Uganda communities overcome challenges and increase sustainability.
Scientology Disaster Response Team Helps Quito Dig Out After Devastating Landslide
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientology Volunteer Ministers from Ecuador are working with rescue workers and cleanup crews to help the city recover. The worst downpour in nearly two decades unleashed a landslide on Quito's La Gasca and La Comuna neighborhoods January 31 to February 1.
Scientologists Support Human Fraternity This Week and Throughout the Year
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientology Churches are active and committed supporters of interfaith action and the right of all people to practice their own religious beliefs. This week is World Interfaith Harmony Week and the 2nd anniversary of International Day of Human Fraternity.
China Rescue Dogs, A Non-Profit Organization, Leads Fight to Save Dogs from Chinese Meat Trade in the face of CDC Import...
VASS, N.C., Dec. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- China Rescue Dogs, a leading American 501(c)(3) non-profit dog rescue, has been recognized for its efforts to save dogs from the Chinese meat trade. Over the past year, China Rescue Dogs has been rescuing and rehabilitating dogs from China and providing them with loving homes in the United States and Canada.
Scientology Volunteer Ministers Share What It Was Like to Help in Mayfield on Christmas Day
MAYFIELD, Ky., Dec. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientology Volunteer Ministers came from across the country to help a town destroyed by the 10 December tornado celebrate the holiday. Santa, who drove to Mayfield from the Church of Scientology of Nashville, was not prepared for the kind of reactions he got.
Scientology Disaster Response: Help to Victims in Towns Destroyed by Last Week’s Tornadoes
MAYFIELD, Ky., Dec. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientology Volunteer Ministers headquarters in Los Angeles encourages trained Volunteer Ministers to respond to one of the most devastating U.S. tornado outbreaks on record. Entire towns were all but wiped off the map leaving thousands homeless.
Foster Volunteers Needed for Tornado Displaced Pets in Kentucky
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. and NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 911fosterpets, a peer-to-peer online pet fostering platform, is seeking volunteers who can foster pets displaced by the recent monster tornado. In the aftermath of natural disasters, as people begin to piece their life back together, they often find their temporary relocation options don't include their beloved pets.
Celebrate Human Rights Day as The Scientology Network Features Human Rights Heroes
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In celebration of Human Rights Day 2021, the Church of Scientology International shares the story of brother and sister team Sandra and Felipe Poveda who inspired a culture of human rights in one of the most violent regions on Earth. Their story unfolds on "Voices for Humanity," featured on the Scientology Network.
How the Need to Reach Youth with the Truth About Drugs Inspires a Movement
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Misinformation and ignorance open the door to abuse and addiction according to the United Nations World Drug Report. A drug prevention champion featured on Voices for Humanity on the Scientology Network safeguards youth of the Czech Republic with the Truth About Drugs, an initiative supported by Scientologists and the Church of Scientology International.
Scientology Volunteer Ministers: 9/11 Inspired an Unshakable Commitment to Serve
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The sheer scope and inhumanity of the World Trade Center attack united Scientologists around the world to do everything in their power to create a better world, beginning that very day with New York Scientologists in their signature bright yellow Volunteer Ministers T-shirts immediately heading downtown.
Church of Scientology Reaches Out to Help Turn the Tide on Overdose Awareness Day
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the CDC reporting overdose deaths up 30 percent in 2020, the Church of Scientology International reaches out with vital information anyone may use to take effective action at home and in their communities. Effective drug education is more urgent now than ever. Because the best time to end drug abuse is before it begins.
On World Humanitarian Day, Scientology Salutes Those Who Help in Times of Need
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- World Humanitarian Day, August 19, "recognizes the efforts of aid workers who put their lives on the line to help affected people during times of global crisis." With the number and severity of natural disasters escalating and a pandemic that continues to surge, World Humanitarian Day takes on entirely new dimensions. The Church of Scientology International extends thanks to numerous orgs.