It started with one volunteer, Owliya Dima. She arrived in Orange County as a refugee from East Africa in the early 80s and identified a gap in her community...[Read more].
As 2017 comes to an end, Tiyya’s community showed that we are stronger when we stand together. The families we serve, the volunteers who make Tiyya’s programs special,, our board members and community advisers, along with various Friends of Tiyya; attended our Holiday Party to celebrate the successes of local refugees! This blog entry is a brief summary of the experience for those who could not attend.
Each year, Tiyya hosts a Monster Cup Soccer Tournament to showcase the teamwork and skills they have learned on the field from the fall and spring seasons.
This years Monster Cup was a great hit!
It was a day filled with nail-bitting soccer games and exciting fall festivities ranging from pumpkin carving, spooky Halloween-themed face painting, a bounce house a Trunk or Treat and even a costume contest.