TOS happenings and activities of an international nature

Donations for Tsunami Relief

Donations for Tsunami Relief can be made through the Theosophical Society in America.  Simply enter "Tsunami Relief" on the 'notes' line of your check.  See News and Current Events at

The Theosophical Society in America
P.O. Box 270
Wheaton, IL 60189-0270

Or phone: 1 (800) 669-1571
For credit card donations

NOTE: The Theosophical Society international headquarters (Adyar), on the southeast coast of India was spared.

Update on the International TOS Conference in 2013

(Excerpted with permission from TOS intouch, the TOS-INTL newsletter)

You are warmly invited to participate in our International Conference if you are an active worker in your TOS Group at local or national level. The three-day conference will be held at Olcott, the national center of the TS in America in Wheaton, Illinois from the evening of Tuesday 23 July to Friday 26 July, 2013. The TOS Conference is preceded by a five-day Summer National Convention of the TS in America from 19 July to 23 July. All are invited to attend this event as well.

HOPEMAKERS: Rwandan Genocide Orphans Grown Up and Leading from the Heart

They were young children in 1994 when Rwanda experienced the genocide that left 800,000 of them orphaned.  In the wake of the violence, Rwanda’s social structure collapsed, severely affecting schools, health care, and the economy.  Meeting the basic needs of food, shelter, clothing and education overshadowed the daunting task of healing the orphaned children’s traumatic memories, injuries, illnesses, and fears.  UNICEF estimates that 96% of the children witnessed the massacres, and many children who survived were mutilated and raped, resulting in an unprecedented level of trauma among child


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