Raindrop Foundation Albuquerque, NM

Raindrop Foundation Albuquerque, NM Raindrop Turkish House is a non-profit 501(c)(3), educational, social and cultural organization founded by Turkish-Americans in 2000. Raindrop Turkish House is a non-profit 501(c)(3), educational, charitable, social and cultural organization founded by Turkish-Americans in Houston in 2000 and now it operates in six states: Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, and New Mexico.
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Mission: Our mission is to establish bridges between cultures and communities by providing social, cultural, educational and charitable services to the community.

Operating as usual

05/30/2020

Our statement on #Minneapolis and #georgesfloyd #GeorgeFloydProtests

May 30, 2020 – The tragic death of George Floyd during a police intervention in Minneapolis has saddened the nation and triggered a wave of protests in numerous cities. Unfortunately, this is the latest in a long line of appalling deaths across the United States. As a nation, we grieve for this loss of precious life. Each and every life is equally valuable, and every person should be treated with dignity. Seeing anyone as lesser or less worthy of humane treatment is wrong.

Now, we must learn from this tragedy by examining the realities of our society and working together to overcome the prejudice and history that has led us to this point. Every effort must be taken to prevent future tragedies by raising our collective consciousness and developing empathy. Dialogue among diverse segments of our society is a critical component of the effort to heal the wounds that have re-opened.

It is imperative for all individuals and groups who express their anger over this tragedy to act with heightened restraint. Vandalism and arson undermine the civilized debate that our society needs to have on long-standing legitimate concerns.

We pray that these difficult days will lead to a heightened awareness and collaborative efforts for healing our social wounds and strengthening our bonds.

Raindrop Foundation Albuquerque

We are happy to serve lunch boxes every Tuesday to our frontliners in NM. Last week's institution was the UNM Hospitals....
05/29/2020

We are happy to serve lunch boxes every Tuesday to our frontliners in NM. Last week's institution was the UNM Hospitals. Thanks to them for their tireless efforts to keep us safe during #COVID__19 #COVID19outbreak
#FrontLineHeroes
#HeroesOfCovid19

“We are deeply grateful to our frontliners in NM for all the sacrifices that they and their families are making to keep us safe and healthy while we all are staying home.”

Dear Friends,Dialogue Institute of the Southwest would like to extend an invitation for you to join online "fast-breakin...
04/30/2020

Dear Friends,

Dialogue Institute of the Southwest would like to extend an invitation for you to join online "fast-breaking" dinners in the holy month of Ramadan.

https://conta.cc/3aRjrn9

Special guest speakers will be with us from different cities such as Kansas City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Oklahoma City and Cleveland!

Each event will include muslim families which will be sharing their experience about Ramadan.

These events are a great opportunity to discover the meaning of Ramadan and fasting by celebrating the breaking of the fast.

WHEN
Thursday, April 30th, 2020
Friday, May 1st, 2020
Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
Tuesday, May5th, 2020
Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
Thursday, May 7th, 2020
Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
Friday, May 15th, 2020
Sunday, May 17th, 2020
Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

TIME
6:30 PM (MDT)

WHERE
Click on the YouTube link below
bit.ly/2VpuTRp (Then Click "LIVE")

Everyone is welcome to attend.

04/12/2020
03/15/2020

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT from the Raindrop Albuquerque:

Dear Raindrop Albuquerque Community;

All of our events are suspended through May 30th including Albuquerque Turkish Festival based on CDC recommendations due to the rapidly-changing situation resulting from Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The health and safety of our friends, employees, volunteers and community is of utmost importance. We appreciate your understanding and will keep you updated as the situation progresses.

If you have any questions, feel free to call us at 505-859-3751 or email us at [email protected].

Please Stay Tuned. We will continue to provide future social media updates as needed.

Best Regards,
Raindrop Albuquerque

P.S.

If you were already scheduled to attend a program that are being suspended, you have these following choices:

1. Wait and see- since this is an evolving situation. We will share rescheduled dates with you as soon as possible if we are able to do it before the classes. If not, we will credit your account right away.

2. Request Refund– If you prefer not to wait for the dates and want a refund, please let us know as soon as possible.

3. Donate – If you would like to support Raindrop Albuquerque during this challenging time, we would appreciate it.

“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow." (Melody Beattie)Your fri...
11/28/2019

“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow." (Melody Beattie)

Your friendship is something that we are truly grateful for!
May the good things of life be yours in abundance; not only Thanksgiving but throughout the coming year.

Sending our best to you, your family, friends and loved ones, and wishing you all a very Happy Thanksgiving.

Raindrop Albuquerque

08/05/2019

We are deeply saddened by the horrific news of mass shootings that left 34 people dead and injured many others in El Paso, Dayton and Chicago this past weekend. Our prayers are with the families, relatives and friends of the victims, which have been devastated by this brutal act of terror and murder.

We firmly condemn these senseless attacks which are not aimed at only El Pasoan, Daytonian or Chicagoan people, but at all humanity and universal human values. Besides, these attacks are reminders for us that it is more important than ever to stand in solidarity against violence, hate, and terror, and to work together to build a future free of such hatred.

In the wake of this heartbreaking tragedy, we should remember that every human is created with dignity by God and every human life is equally valuable. We hope and pray that these tragic incidents urge us to foster dialogue, mutual respect and internalization of our common humanity, and rehabilitate those whose lives are driven by hate. We also hope and pray that humanity can come together to marginalize and eventually root out all totalitarian ideologies that use violence as a weapon.

We extend our heartfelt condolences to the families, relatives and friends of those who lost their lives and we wish fast recovery to those who were injured.

Ramadan is here and our great tradition will keep going this year, too!We kindly ask the honor of your presence for our ...
05/14/2019
Raindrop Ramadan Dialogue and Friendship Iftar (Fast-Breaking) Dinners

Ramadan is here and our great tradition will keep going this year, too!

We kindly ask the honor of your presence for our Ramadan Dialogue & Friendship Iftar (fast-breaking) Dinners at Raindrop this year and help for building more bridges between different cultures, faiths and communities of New Mexico!

The next one is on Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at 7:30 PM. Space is limited. So RSVP is required. You can RSVP by clicking on the following link: https://ramadandialogueandfriendshipiftardinners2019.eventbrite.com

You and yours are cordially invited to the Raindrop Ramadan Dialogue and Friendship Iftar (fast-breaking) Dinners on 1- Thursday, May 9th, 2019 2- Saturday, May 11th, 2019 3- Thursday, May 16th, 2019 4- Saturday, May 18th, 2019 5- Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 6- Saturday, May 25th, 2019 7- Thursday, May...

04/24/2019

We are deeply saddened by the devastating news of explosions in Sri Lanka that killed 359 and left at least 450 wounded. We firmly condemn this horrific attack, which turned a day meant for the celebration of Easter by Christians around the world into bloodshed.

These senseless attacks are not aimed at Sri Lankan people or Christians, but at all humanity. They are meant to add another incident to the cycle of violence that target peace, tranquility and solidarity of humanity.

In the wake of this heartbreaking tragedy, we should remember that every human is created with dignity by God and every human life is equally valuable. We hope and pray that this tragic incident urges us to foster dialogue, mutual respect and internalization of our common humanity, and rehabilitate those whose lives are driven by hate. We also hope and pray that humanity can come together to marginalize and eventually root out all totalitarian ideologies that use violence as a weapon.

We extend our heartfelt condolences to families and relatives of the victims and to the people of Sri Lanka and offer our prayers for fast recovery to those who were wounded.

"Thank you to all who have contributed in this great work"Our sincere thanks to everyone who made Albuquerque Turkish Fe...
04/23/2019

"Thank you to all who have contributed in this great work"

Our sincere thanks to everyone who made Albuquerque Turkish Festival 2019 such a great success. Volunteers, performers, sponsors, attendees...We can not thank you enough for sparing your valuable time and effort for this event!

Big thanks to Onur Kasaburi for the Whirling Dervish Performance and Group Albu Turku for the great music.

The feedback we have received from everyone has been overwhelming, we appreciate the kind words and support! We will definitely work on each and every feedback to be able to make the event even better for the next year.

Special thanks to our sponsors of the event and their continuing support: Alibi, Cafe Istanbul, Positive Energy Solar, Casa Blanca Market, Permian Ink, The Fix and Raindrop Dialogue Institute.

Please stay tuned with us for more to come!

Raindrop Albuquerque Event Organizing Committee

Raindrop Albuquerque
#AbqTurkishFest

04/20/2019
Dear Friends,Turkish Festival is just around the corner. The whether forecast looks wonderful tomorrow.We are ready for ...
04/20/2019

Dear Friends,

Turkish Festival is just around the corner. The whether forecast looks wonderful tomorrow.

We are ready for tomorrow's event. Are you? Come and join us at 11 AM to enjoy Turkish- Mediterranean Cuisine (Doner Gyro Kabob, Shish Kabob, Baklava, Turkish Coffee and more), cultural exhibits, whirling dervish, live music, children's area, arts & crafts and more...

Stage performances will start at 11:45 AM with the Whirling Dervish performance following with the Live Turkish Folk Music.

It is Free Admission and Free Parking will be available. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Can't wait for it. We will have a lot of fun inshallah. Hope to see you all tomorrow at 11AM.

03/15/2019

Raindrop Albuquerque condemns the terrorist attack on two mosques in #Christchurch, #NewZealand, which resulted in the death of 49 people. This act of terror is an attack on our common humanity and universal human values. This tragic event is a reminder for us that it is more important than ever to stand in solidarity against violence, hate, and terror, and to work together to build a future free of such hatred.

In the wake of this heartbreaking tragedy, we offer our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those who lost their lives and we wish fast recovery to those who were injured.

Join us on Sat. April 20th to taste traditional #baklava (#dessert), #sarma (made from grape leaves with rice), #icliköf...
03/02/2019

Join us on Sat. April 20th to taste traditional #baklava (#dessert), #sarma (made from grape leaves with rice), #icliköfte (meatball stuffed with crushed wheat) #doner #turkishcoffee #kebab #turkishtea and MORE. These are #healthy and #delicious #Turkish #food that you will able to find at the #AbqTurkishFestival.

Family Fun. Free Admission. Open to the Public.

Pls RSVP from the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/albuquerque-turkish-festival-2019-tickets-57204832193

Click on the following link to Like and Share the Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/634709026949358/

10/28/2018

Raindrop Albuquerque condemns the heinous attack at the Tree of Life #synagogue in #Pittsburgh. We send love, thoughts and prayers for the victims and their loved ones. We stand with our #Jewish sisters and brothers.

Don't miss our Ramadan events at Raindrop Albuquerque. Please click on the following link for more information and to re...
05/31/2017
Annual Friendship & Engagement Ramadan Iftar (fast-breaking) Dinners

Don't miss our Ramadan events at Raindrop Albuquerque. Please click on the following link for more information and to register: https://ramadaniftardinner2017.eventbrite.com

Please join us on 1) Saturday, June 10th 2017 and/or 2) Friday, June 16th 2017 at 7:30 PM at Raindrop Foundation (7901 Mountain Rd. NE Suite:A ABQ, NM 87110) to share a meal and understand the meaning of the holy month of Ramadan. Annual Friendship & Engagement Iftar (fast-breaking) Dinner brings i...

05/20/2017

Address

7901 Mountain Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM
87110

General information

Raindrop Turkish House is a non-profit 501(c)(3), educational, charitable, social and cultural organization founded by Turkish-Americans in 2000 and now it operates in six states: Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, and New Mexico.

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(505) 859-3751

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Salaams to One and All .. Glen Thamert and Myra Maher .. friends of Abdur Rauf of the Lighthouse Mosque in ABQ
Ramadan Mubarak, friends
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