Sikh Women’s Association collects thousands of dollars and clothing for Bakersfield’s homeless population 

 

“We do a drive for the Open Door Network and we do a coat drive, or a blanket drive or a clothing drive,” Raji Brar the co-founder of the Bakersfield Sikh Women’s Association said. “So we’re super happy to be doing it again this year.”Organizers said the annual drive is a big success. Brar said they’ve received thousands of dollars and warm clothes for the homeless all during the Sikh’s annual celebration.“This is a great event here at the Sikh community,” Brar said. “This is our Sikh temple Bakersfield parade. Nagar kirtan is the celebration of Guru Nanak’s birthday who is the founder of Sikhism.”

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