Happy New Year Grateful to our Fellows and donors and mostly to the blossom hill children and youth and future leaders for their resilience and hard work. Here we come 2021
Refugee children from Blossom Hill-El Sistema Greece Orchestra participated in a virtual performance of The First Noel accompanying mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato. This concert is a reminder of just how we can still stay connected through music with the spirit of hope and resiliency in these unusual times. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Ashley Grob, assistant head of school at The Montessori School in Wilton, and pediatric neuropsychologist, Dr. Tricia Ryan have been recognized by Blossom Hill, a nonprofit organization based in New Canaan, and focused on global refugee programs. Read the article here
Dear Blossom Hill Family, This has been a year of unprecedented challenges. For the world’s most vulnerable children and youth — those already displaced by conflict and war — the pandemic threatened them even more. But thanks to you, Blossom Hill Fellows have been right there to ensure they continue to benefit from our programs, […]
Shiva Sarram, Founder and Executive Director of Blossom Hill, recently interviewed Blossom Hill Fellow Lexi Shereshewsky who is implementing a Montessori early childhood education program for refugees in Azraq, Jordan. Despite the challenges imposed by the pandemic, the program continues remotely and has successfully engaged 60 of the youngest refugees in this small town.
Although the ANKAA center had to recently close due to a spike in COVID-19 cases in Athens, Greece, tailors at Blossom Hill Fellow Sara Vispi’s vocational center are still allowed to continue work. They are busy sewing organic cotton masks and bags, pouches, and pencil cases made out of the rubber material from the boats […]
Blossom Hill Fellows Michael Kientzle and Tate Lyverse are working with over 54,000 refugee families to provide critical information about the asylum procedure in Greece through their Mobil Info Team (MIT) social media platforms. Refugee families, like this Afghan family in Kavala pictured here, who have no access to social media, can meet with MIT […]