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Northern California

The spirit of the Women Helping Women initiative that began in the Arizona Chapter of WFWP and spread from there to various other states this past year also recently reached Northern California. The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of WFWP just concluded their own project to collect gently used handbags for homeless women, which we filled with toiletries and personal items. We started collecting them in March by reaching out to our community and friends. WFWP planning committee member Liz Beurgi collected many purses from her yoga students who were so happy to do something for the homeless women. We received many donations of items to put into the purses and also purchased many other essential items.On April 12th, Yong Sung Leal, who works at Streetsteam.org, a non-profit organization that…

Celebrating Womanhood

April 1st, 2017
On Saturday, March 4th, the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of WFWP held a luncheon to celebrate the qualities of womanhood. About 20 women gathered at a beautiful home high in the hills of Oakland, with a breathtaking view of the Bay area. The meeting was opened by Chairwoman Pat Fleischman who gave a short overview of the mission, vision, and activities of WFWP. The women were then treated to a wonderful lunch and time to share with each other.After lunch, the first speaker, Reiko Hankins, a long time WFWP core member, gave a very moving and beautiful testimony of her struggles as the mother of an autistic child. Many were moved to tears by her deep, beautiful heart and her realization that her situation is actually a blessing from…
Editorial Comment: This month, February, the Logic of Love News presents an article about Mrs. Pat Fleischman, Chairwoman of the San Francisco Bay Chapter of WFWP USA. To give you a little background information, Pat went to Senegal, Africa as a missionary of the Unification Movement in 1975. Her husband joined her in 1982 and they had four of their five sons while living in Senegal. In 1992, she and her husband, Justin, returned to his hometown in Marin County, just north of San Francisco.At the time WFWP was inaugurated, she had five young boys to take care of and participated in WFWP activities as much as she could. Then in 2001, she was recommended by some of the local WFWP members to become the chairwoman for the San Francisco…
This month, February, the Logic of Love News presents an article about Mrs. Pat Fleischman, Chairwoman of the San Francisco Bay Chapter of WFWP USA. I have known Pat for more than 45 years. To give you a little background information about her, Pat went to Senegal, Africa as a missionary of the Unification Movement in 1975. Her husband joined her in 1982 and they had four of their five sons while living in Senegal. In 1992, she and her husband, Justin, returned to his hometown in Marin County, just north of San Francisco.At the time WFWP was inaugurated, she had five young boys to take care of and participated in WFWP activities as much as she could. Then in 2001, she was recommended by some of the local WFWP…
WFWP San Francisco Bay Area Chapter held its 14th annual Benefit for the Schools of Africa on October 29th at the Bay Area Family Church. More than 50 people gathered to celebrate and support the schools located in eight nations in Africa.The program included a performance of the “Waka Waka” Dance by some young supporters as well as wonderful African music performed by Pope Flyne, a master drummer, keyboardist, and composer from Ghana. Mr. Flyne had everyone singing and tapping hands and feet to his fantastic African rhythms.Mrs. Folarinda Harrison, a retired teacher, educator and author who is originally from Ghana, was our main speaker. She spoke about the importance of education in Africa and especially the importance of educating girls. She emphasized that when mothers are educated, they are…
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