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Metro NY/NJ/CT Giving Circle

 TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND YOU CAN HELP!

We have been getting together since 2014 to support many BTF projects, like those shown below… Please support BTF’s Metro NY-NJ-CT Giving Circle Projects by donating from our secure links on the right…

For more information look for our next event at BTF’s Calendar, join our Local Community or Contact Us.

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 METRO NY/NJ/CT Giving Circle’s Programs on BTF’s MAP4GOOD
 

Bridge to Türkiye Fund (BTF) is a charitable non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, based on democratic citizenry with secular principles, and encourages all to contribute to the welfare of less fortunate children in Türkiye. Contributions made to BTF are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by IRS. BTF’s US tax identification number is 58-2678580.

 RECENT PROGRAM NEWS FROM METRO NY-NJ-CT GIVING CIRCLE…

Sevgili BTF Dostlari,
28 Kasim Sali sabahi #GivingTuesdayde Facebook ve the Bill&Melinda Gates Foundationin $2milyon dolarlik bagista bulunacaklar. Nasil mi? Non-profit organizayonlar icin $50,000a kadar, kisisel olarak non-profitler icin toplanan $1,000a kadar olan bagislari esleme yaparak. Butun BTF halka gonullulerinin, destekcilerinin ayni anda katilacagi bir kampanya yaratip olabildigince cok bagis toplayabilmek ve bu fonun hepsini kiz ogrencileri icin egitim bursu olarak kullanmak amacindayiz. BTF GONULLUSU OLARAK AKTIF OLMAK ICIN COK BUYUK BIR FIRSAT. Sizden kisisel  fundraising yaratmanizi ve tanidikalrinizI bagista bulunmaya davet etmenizi rica edecegim. Sabah 8 itibari ile en az 10 -15 bagisin gerceklesmesi gerek. Bu bir yaris, ne kadar hizli kosarsak o kadar cok pian toplayaccagiz gibi dusunebilrisiniz. 
Detaylari cok yakinda paylasacagim. Lutfen takim lideri olun. Simdiden cok tesekkurler.

Posted: Monday November 20th, 2017

Sevgili BTF Dostlari,
28 Kasim Sali sabahi #GivingTuesday'de Facebook ve the Bill&Melinda Gates Foundation'in $2milyon dolarlik bagista bulunacaklar. Nasil mi? Non-profit organizayonlar icin $50,000'a kadar, kisisel olarak non-profitler icin toplanan $1,000'a kadar olan bagislari esleme yaparak. Butun BTF halka gonullulerinin, destekcilerinin ayni anda katilacagi bir kampanya yaratip olabildigince cok bagis toplayabilmek ve bu fonun hepsini kiz ogrencileri icin egitim bursu olarak kullanmak amacindayiz. BTF GONULLUSU OLARAK AKTIF OLMAK ICIN COK BUYUK BIR FIRSAT. Sizden kisisel fundraising yaratmanizi ve tanidikalrinizI bagista bulunmaya davet etmenizi rica edecegim. Sabah 8 itibari ile en az 10 -15 bagisin gerceklesmesi gerek. Bu bir yaris, ne kadar hizli kosarsak o kadar cok pian toplayaccagiz gibi dusunebilrisiniz.
Detaylari cok yakinda paylasacagim. Lutfen takim lideri olun. Simdiden cok tesekkurler.
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Posted: Monday November 20th, 2017

Gul Bahtiyar shared Bridge to Turkiye Fund's post to the group: Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT.

Bridge to Turkiye Fund
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

On #GivingTuesday, Facebook and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be matching up to $2million of funds raised on Facebook.
Please make every effort to contribute for girls education. All donations will be used for supporting young girls who wants to study for a future of their dreams.

Sevgili #BTF Dostlari,
28 Kasim Sali sabahi Facebook be Bill $ Melinda Gates Foundation yapilan butun bagislari ikiye katlayacak. Butun geliri kiz ogrenci bursu icin kullanilacak bu onemli gunde sizin desteginizi bekliyoruz.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH
COK TESEKKURLER
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Cok keyifli ve anlamli BTF holidayparty4acause da arkadaslarimizla bulustuk. Bitlis, Batman ve Agri’da 3 okulda okuyan cocuklarimiza yardim topladik! Tum destekleriniz icin pek cok tesekkurler! Fun time with friends at the BTF holidayparty4acause event! Donations collected benefitting children at 3 schools in Bitlis, Batman and Agri. Thank you for all your support!

Posted: Monday November 20th, 2017

Bridge to Turkiye Fund shared Lerzan Aksoy's post to the group: Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT.

"Cok keyifli ve anlamli BTF holidayparty4acause da arkadaslarimizla bulustuk. Bitlis, Batman ve Agri’da 3 okulda okuyan cocuklarimiza yardim topladik! Tum destekleriniz icin pek cok tesekkurler! Fun time with friends at the BTF holidayparty4acause event! Donations collected benefitting children at 3 schools in Bitlis, Batman and Agri. Thank you for all your support!"
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Posted: Sunday October 29th, 2017

Bridge to Turkiye Fund shared their video to the group: Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT.

Bridge to Turkiye Fund
Bugün "#Bike4Kids #Çanakkale’den #Antalya’ya Umut Turu” ekibimiz Didime ulaştılar...
29 Ekim Cumhuriyet Bayramınız kutlu olsun Bulent Ender, Nihat Cubukcu, Cemal Unal ve Murat Suyabatmaz...

Liderlerimiz Köy Çocuklarının temel eğitim ihtiyacları için 1300 Kilometre pedal ceviriyorlar...
www.bridgetoturkiye.org/2017-bike4kids/

#Turkiye #Turkey #BridgeToTurkiye #CumhuriyetBayrami
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Posted: Saturday October 28th, 2017

Bridge to Turkiye Fund shared their post to the group: Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT. ... See MoreSee Less

Posted: Wednesday October 25th, 2017

Deniz Celik shared Amerikali Turkler's video to the group: Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT.

Amerikali Turkler
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Hepinize Çok Teşekkürler...  

İyi ki Varsınız!

Posted: Tuesday September 19th, 2017

Hepinize Çok Teşekkürler...

İyi ki Varsınız!
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Posted: Sunday September 3rd, 2017

Gul Bahtiyar created an event for Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT. ... See MoreSee Less

Posted: Sunday September 3rd, 2017

Gul Bahtiyar created an event for Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT. ... See MoreSee Less

Posted: Sunday September 3rd, 2017

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Posted: Sunday September 3rd, 2017

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Posted: Saturday August 19th, 2017

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Hamdi Ulukaya Girişimi kapsamında, NYUda organize edilen Girişimci Adayı Destek Programına  Türkiyeden davet edilen 24 genç girşişimci adayına mentorluk yaparak, BTF Ailemizi ve yaptıklarımızı çok yakından tanıtma fırsatımız oldu.  
3-23 Temmuz tarihlerinde New Yorktaki program çerçevesinde genç girişimcilerle bir çok kere buluştuk. BTF olarak, birbirinden heyecan verici sosyal sorumluluk projeleri olan bu gençlerle, ileride çocuklar ve kadınlar için ortaklaşa çalışmalar içerisinde olacağız. Gençlerimize başarılar diliyoruz. 

https://youtu.be/xEaOdubpdJE
https://youtu.be/0CTL2EeW6TE
https://youtu.be/u47Uq2Oxbks

#HUGgirişimi #BTF

Posted: Saturday July 22nd, 2017

"Hamdi Ulukaya Girişimi" kapsamında, NYU'da organize edilen "Girişimci Adayı Destek Programı"na Türkiye'den davet edilen 24 genç girşişimci adayına mentorluk yaparak, BTF Ailemizi ve yaptıklarımızı çok yakından tanıtma fırsatımız oldu.
3-23 Temmuz tarihlerinde New York'taki program çerçevesinde genç girişimcilerle bir çok kere buluştuk. BTF olarak, birbirinden heyecan verici sosyal sorumluluk projeleri olan bu gençlerle, ileride çocuklar ve kadınlar için ortaklaşa çalışmalar içerisinde olacağız. Gençlerimize başarılar diliyoruz.

youtu.be/xEaOdubpdJE
youtu.be/0CTL2EeW6TE
youtu.be/u47Uq2Oxbks

#HUGgirişimi #BTF
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Posted: Tuesday July 4th, 2017

Bridge to Turkiye Fund shared their post to the group: Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT. ... See MoreSee Less

Posted: Saturday June 24th, 2017

Bridge to Turkiye Fund shared their video to the group: Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT.

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Babalar Gununuz Kutlu Olsun.

Posted: Sunday June 18th, 2017

Gul Bahtiyar shared Bridge to Turkiye Fund's photo to the group: Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT.

Babalar Gununuz Kutlu Olsun.
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Meet with Ela. She loves reading and she has read most of the 135 books we send as a gift to her elementary school. We wish her the best of luck! 

Ela, Bitlis Şehit Mehmet Ali Erçetin İlkokulu 2. Sınıf öğrencisi. 135 kitaptan oluşan kitap seti hediyemizden en çok kitabı okuyarak BTF Kitap Kurdu ödülünü aldı. Umarız Ela ve arkadaşlarının okuma azimleri hayatlari boyunca devam eder. 

Kitap kurdu Ela içten yazilmis mektubunda okumayı çok sevdiğini yazmış. Ne mutlu ona. Biz de Elaya bu güzel mektubu için çok teşekkür ediyoruz. Ela ve tüm arkadaşlarının hayallerinin gerçekleşmesi için göstermiş olduğunuz destek için çok teşekkürler. 

#btf #books4kids

Posted: Thursday June 15th, 2017

Meet with Ela. She loves reading and she has read most of the 135 books we send as a gift to her elementary school. We wish her the best of luck!

Ela, Bitlis Şehit Mehmet Ali Erçetin İlkokulu 2. Sınıf öğrencisi. 135 kitaptan oluşan kitap seti hediyemizden en çok kitabı okuyarak "BTF Kitap Kurdu" ödülünü aldı. Umarız Ela ve arkadaşlarının okuma azimleri hayatlari boyunca devam eder.

Kitap kurdu Ela içten yazilmis mektubunda okumayı çok sevdiğini yazmış. Ne mutlu ona. Biz de Ela'ya bu güzel mektubu için çok teşekkür ediyoruz. Ela ve tüm arkadaşlarının hayallerinin gerçekleşmesi için göstermiş olduğunuz destek için çok teşekkürler.

#btf #books4kids
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Posted: Tuesday June 13th, 2017

Bridge to Turkiye Fund shared Animoto's Book More Portraits with Video Marketing to the group: Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT.

Animoto
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BTF NY-NJ Gönüllüleri BBQ de bulustu. 
Ev sahipliginiz ve misafirperverliginiz icin cok tesekkurler Aysegul Tezcan Sabuncu ve Omer Sabuncu. Hep beraber harika bir gun ve aksam gecirdik.

Posted: Monday June 5th, 2017

BTF NY-NJ Gönüllüleri BBQ de bulustu.
Ev sahipliginiz ve misafirperverliginiz icin cok tesekkurler Aysegul Tezcan Sabuncu ve Omer Sabuncu. Hep beraber harika bir gun ve aksam gecirdik.
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HealthyTeeth4Kids - A Pilot Project has been initiated in collaboration between Bridge To Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT and  Aysegül Özen, DMD with a mission to educate the children and teachers the importance of  proper pediatric dental care by providing educational materials, tooth paste and toothbrush living in suburbs of Turkey.
#HealthyTeeth4Kids #pedicatricdentalcare #BTF #4KidsProjects

Posted: Monday May 29th, 2017

HealthyTeeth4Kids - A Pilot Project has been initiated in collaboration between Bridge To Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT and Aysegül Z Uygun, DMD with a mission to educate the children and teachers the importance of proper pediatric dental care by providing educational materials, tooth paste and toothbrush living in suburbs of Turkey.
#HealthyTeeth4Kids #pedicatricdentalcare #BTF #4KidsProjects
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Biz herşeyi gençliğe bırakacağız...Geleceğin ümidi ışıklı çiçekleri onlardır... Bütün ümidim gençliktedir...  Beni övme sözlerini bırakınız, gelecek için neler yapacağız onları söyleyin... Seni dinliyoruz Atam, ben de bir sey yapabilirim diyen vefali gonuldaslar bir araya geldik, okyanusun otesinden, Turkiyemizin, gelecegin umidi, isikli ciceklerimizin egitim ve saglik projelerine  2.6 milyon dolar kaynak aktardik, 1719 egitim bursu ulastirdik, daha nicelerine, nice coskulu bayramlara, nice #19Mayis lara...
#Bridge2Turkiye #Turks4Good

Posted: Friday May 19th, 2017

Bridge to Turkiye Fund shared their photo to the group: Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT.

"Biz herşeyi gençliğe bırakacağız...Geleceğin ümidi ışıklı çiçekleri onlardır... Bütün ümidim gençliktedir... Beni övme sözlerini bırakınız, gelecek için neler yapacağız onları söyleyin..." Seni dinliyoruz Atam, "ben de bir sey yapabilirim" diyen vefali gonuldaslar bir araya geldik, okyanusun otesinden, Turkiyemizin, gelecegin umidi, isikli ciceklerimizin egitim ve saglik projelerine 2.6 milyon dolar kaynak aktardik, 1719 egitim bursu ulastirdik, daha nicelerine, nice coskulu bayramlara, nice #19Mayis lara...
#Bridge2Turkiye #Turks4Good
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Posted: Saturday May 13th, 2017

Bridge to Turkiye Fund shared their video to the group: Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT.

Bridge to Turkiye Fund
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Halkamiza teşekkürlerimizle... :)

Posted: Sunday April 23rd, 2017

Ipek Islimyeli Dedeoglu shared Bridge to Turkiye Fund's post to the group: Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT.

Halkamiza teşekkürlerimizle... 🙂
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Posted: Friday April 21st, 2017

Ipek Islimyeli Dedeoglu shared Türk Eğitim Derneği's video to the group: Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT.

Türk Eğitim Derneği
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Tebrikler, Bridge to Turkiye! Photos @michaelcoachandphoto

Posted: Wednesday April 12th, 2017

Michael Wilson added 49 photos to the album: BTF at the United Nations in Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT.

Tebrikler, Bridge to Turkiye! Photos @michaelcoachandphoto
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CAPTURE HAPPINESS PHOTO CONTEST
SEE THE APPROVED ENTRIES as of today:
https://btf-photo-contest.pgtb.me/S2V3Pl

Havent you submitted your photo to BTFs
CAPTURE HAPPINESS photo contest yet?
You can still do that, it is FREE to enter, and
Having Fun is guaranteed!

The approved entries are now on the web.
VOTING STARTS on April 16, 2017!
Enter Today, Have Fun and Win Prizes:
https://btf-photo-contest.pgtb.me/S2V3Pl

Posted: Wednesday April 12th, 2017

CAPTURE HAPPINESS PHOTO CONTEST
SEE THE APPROVED ENTRIES as of today:
btf-photo-contest.pgtb.me/S2V3Pl

Haven't you submitted your photo to BTF's
"CAPTURE HAPPINESS" photo contest yet?
You can still do that, it is FREE to enter, and
Having Fun is guaranteed!

The approved entries are now on the web.
VOTING STARTS on April 16, 2017!
Enter Today, Have Fun and Win Prizes:
btf-photo-contest.pgtb.me/S2V3Pl
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Halkamiz gönüllülerinden bir arkdasimiz Manisa Gunesli Ataturk Ilkokuluna bir adet egitici oyuncak setimizden gonderdi. Minik gonulleri mutlu etti. Sizler de yardim etmek isterseniz ihtiyaci olan cok okulumuz, ogrencilerimiz var. 
Desteginiz icin cok tesekkurler.

Posted: Wednesday April 5th, 2017

Halkamiz gönüllülerinden bir arkdasimiz Manisa Gunesli Ataturk Ilkokuluna bir adet egitici oyuncak setimizden gonderdi. Minik gonulleri mutlu etti. Sizler de yardim etmek isterseniz ihtiyaci olan cok okulumuz, ogrencilerimiz var.
Desteginiz icin cok tesekkurler.
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The 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of #Women (CSW) kicked off this week in New York! It brings together governments and civil society from around the world to discuss how to empower women in the changing world of work. BTF is scheduled first at the Church Center for the UN tomorrow. We will be discussing the role of education in womens empowerment in Turkey with distinguished panelist Ümran Beba , Figen Özbek, Zeynep Sağıroğlu and Tendü Yoğurtcu
Looking forward to seeing you at the UN.

Watch us live at Facebook Bridge to Turkiye Metro NY/NJ Giving Circle Group.

Find out more: http://unwo.men/gIxb309DcCE #CSW61 
Watch live: http://webtv.un.org/ 

@BridgetoTurkiye is hosting a panel @UN_CSW  United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 🇺🇸 Lets close the gender gap for a #Planet5050 together. #Bridge2Turkey is at #CSW61 #EmpowerThroughEducation 🇹🇷 #FundHerEducation And Be A #GirlHero

Posted: Monday March 20th, 2017

The 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of #Women (CSW) kicked off this week in New York! It brings together governments and civil society from around the world to discuss how to empower women in the changing world of work. BTF is scheduled first at the Church Center for the UN tomorrow. We will be discussing the role of education in women's empowerment in Turkey with distinguished panelist Ümran Beba , Figen Özbek, Zeynep Sağıroğlu and Tendü Yoğurtcu
Looking forward to seeing you at the UN.

Watch us live at Facebook Bridge to Turkiye Metro NY/NJ Giving Circle Group.

Find out more: unwo.men/gIxb309DcCE #CSW61
Watch live: webtv.un.org/

@BridgetoTurkiye is hosting a panel @UN_CSW United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 🇺🇸 Let's close the gender gap for a #Planet5050 together. #Bridge2Turkey is at #CSW61 #EmpowerThroughEducation 🇹🇷 #FundHerEducation And Be A #GirlHero
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Gift bags are ready as a token to thank you for your support to BTF. All our guest will get one at the 4th international Womens Day Celebration which will be held at the United Nation. BTF is participating as an NGO to UN Women - CSW 61 Forum discussing the role of education in womens empowerment in Turkey with distinguished panelists on Tuesday, March 21 2017. 

We will be FB Live at Bridge to Turkiye Metro NY/NJ Giving Circle Group. 

Thank you to all BTF volunteers who made it possible to organize our first Parallel Event at the UN. 

Thank you Ferkan Demircioğlu for your mug design and Hilmi Yurdusever, (manhattanprinting.com) for the flyers. 

Looking forward to seeing you next Tuesday.

Posted: Friday March 17th, 2017

Gift bags are ready as a token to thank you for your support to BTF. All our guest will get one at the 4th international Women's Day Celebration which will be held at the United Nation. BTF is participating as an NGO to UN Women - CSW 61 Forum discussing the role of education in women's empowerment in Turkey with distinguished panelists on Tuesday, March 21 2017.

We will be FB Live at Bridge to Turkiye Metro NY/NJ Giving Circle Group.

Thank you to all BTF volunteers who made it possible to organize our first Parallel Event at the UN.

Thank you Ferkan Demircioğlu for your mug design and Hilmi Yurdusever, (manhattanprinting.com) for the flyers.

Looking forward to seeing you next Tuesday.
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On March 16, Amazon will donate 5% (10 times the usual donation rate) of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Bridge To Turkiye. Get started at smile.amazon.com/ch/58-2678580

Posted: Thursday March 16th, 2017

Gul Bahtiyar shared Bridge to Turkiye Fund's photo to the group: Bridge to Turkiye - Metro NY/NJ/CT.

On March 16, Amazon will donate 5% (10 times the usual donation rate) of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Bridge To Turkiye. Get started at smile.amazon.com/ch/58-2678580
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Count down begins for BTFs first Parallel Event at the United Nations. Officially listed among 400+ events at CSW61 Forum.

We will take this opportunity to address the importance of education in womens life and advancing rights and opportunities for girls in Turkey with distinguished speakers. 

Please join us to celebrate girls empowerment with thousands of people all over the world. 

March 21 2017 at 8:30AM
UN Church Center, Boss Room

#BTF #girlsempowerment #girlseducation #BTFattheUN #CSW61

Posted: Thursday March 9th, 2017

Count down begins for BTF's first Parallel Event at the United Nations. Officially listed among 400+ events at CSW61 Forum.

We will take this opportunity to address the importance of education in women's life and advancing rights and opportunities for girls in Turkey with distinguished speakers.

Please join us to celebrate girls empowerment with thousands of people all over the world.

March 21 2017 at 8:30AM
UN Church Center, Boss Room

#BTF #girlsempowerment #girlseducation #BTFattheUN #CSW61
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Thank you for your generous donations and support throughout the years. You are making a difference! 
All the funds raised at annual IWD events were used for the children in need and educational scholarships for university girls studying in Turkey. We support nearly 100 girls in 2016-2017 academic year. 
Our growing family is so excited to participate for the first time as an UN accredited NGO to CSW61 Forum at the United Nations coming soon. Looking forward to seeing you!

Posted: Friday March 10th, 2017

Thank you for your generous donations and support throughout the years. You are making a difference!
All the funds raised at annual IWD events were used for the children in need and educational scholarships for university girls studying in Turkey. We support nearly 100 girls in 2016-2017 academic year.
Our growing family is so excited to participate for the first time as an UN accredited NGO to CSW61 Forum at the United Nations coming soon. Looking forward to seeing you!
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