SFS Frontend Slides
Honorees of Oceanleaf Awards 2015
Recognizing instrumental individuals in our midst.
LION Youth performing @ Oceanleaf 2015
Dhaanto is one of the best traditional dances of Somali people!
The first and only bilingual (Somali & English) newsletter in California!
Day to Dream @ 2015
Youth exploring one of their future colleges!
Day of Dignity November 04, 2014
SFS Staff and Volunteers feeding to those who are less fortunate in our community!
The 2015 OceanLeaf Awards Celebration Focuses on Communities Woven Together through Hope and Resilience
The Third Annual OceanLeaf Awards Celebration will honor eight outstanding individuals and organizations that have provided exceptional leadership and support to Somali and other East African refugees and immigrants in the San Diego Community.
This year's theme is Honoring Communities Woven Together by Hope and Resilience. We will celebrate the journey of New Americans represented by the symbol of Ocean and the Leaf, the symbol of partnerships woven together through hope and resilience.
The Third Annual OceanLeaf Awards Celebration will take place from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the Four Points by the Sheraton San Diego. The event will include a reception; traditional entertainment by Somali Dhanto performers and by the award-winning musical group, Sene Africa; and dinner and awards program. Bob Montgomery, Executive Director of International Rescue Committee, will be the keynote speaker.
Somali Family Service will be honoring eight community champions at the OceanLeaf Awards on February 25, 2015. Award honorees include:
SFS was launched in 2000 to help meet the needs of Somali and otherEast African refugees as they transition to a new life in the United States. SFS, along with its community partners, helps Somali and other African families in becoming responsible, independent and contributing members of San Diego. The organization focuses on developing economic, health, youth and family strengthening programs.
AWARDS CEREMONY SPONSOR:
Other Table Sponsors:
- Partnership for the Advancement of New Americans,
- Horn of Africa Community
- Fatuma Restuarent,
- Bailony Pediatrics
- Pala Casino Spa & Resort
- Pala Mesa Resort
- Flavors of East Africa