1 / 8 / 2018
Friendship Day Celebration In Community Centers
Turkish Red Crescent organized different activities with 15 different Community Centers as part of the July 30 World Friendship Day. Adana, Ankara, Bursa, Hatay, Gaziantep, Istanbul (Bagcilar), Istanbul (Sultanbeyli), Izmir, Kahramanmaraş, Kayseri, Kilis, Konya, Mardin, Mersin and Şanlıurfa Community Centers gave friendship message in the activities.
Turkish Red Crescent Community Centers, which provide psychological support, protection, livelihood development and social cohesion since 2015, organized various activities for the vulnerable people and local people on July 30th World Friendship Day.
Festivals and "sharing" themed events with beneficiaries and volunteers, friendship exhibitions, kite festivals were carried out with the aim of strengthening friendship between people. Letters of Friendship, which creates an environment in which people who have to flee from their countries for similar reasons can share their feelings and thoughts with each other were also written by beneficiaries and were sent to another beneficiary in different Community Center.
In Mardin, 8 Turkish and Syrian tradesmen who were neighboring to the Community Center also came together for exchanging ideas about trade and artisan culture.