Originally posted on November 11. Updated on November 13 with video
FRAMINGHAM—Today, about 40 ASE
The volunteer group consisted of college students and members from the Church of God who are carrying out a worldwide movement entitled, “Reduce Crime Together,” during which ASEZ volunteers will clean up over 7,000 different regions and 800 universities.
Through this global initiative, the Church of God is moving towards fulfilling the United Nations Sustainable Goal #16 for peace, justice, and strong institution.
Framingham Park & Recreation department welcomed the volunt
In total, the volunteers at the collected 22 bags of trash, 300 pounds.
ASEZ is carrying out the “Reduce Crime Together” project internationally.
Today, on the East Coast, events are also taking place in Kentucky, New York, New Jersey, and Virginia.
Last week, on October 21, about 2,800 volunteers from a dozen countries, including Korea, Brazil, Malaysia, and the Philippines, participated in this movement.
On the East Coast, events took place in Connecticut, Washington, D.C., Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, with students from UCONN, Farleigh Dickinson University, Temple University, among many others. The movement will continue until the end of the year.
ASEZ, which means “Save the Earth from A to Z,” is an international volunteer group consisting of university student members of the World Mission Society Church of God. They organize and perform various community service activities in the 175 countries, where the church is located, with a vision to unite students around the world with one heart, and to make the future bright and happy for all seven billion people in the world by sharing Mother’s love, regardless of location, culture, or religion.
In August, Brazil President Michel Temer invited ASEZ students to an event at the presidential palace for the National Day of Volunteer Service. With more than 500 guests in attendance, President Temer thanked ASEZ for the group’s contribution to improving the quality of life of Brazilian citizens and cultivating a sense of community among people.
The World Mission Society Church of God is a faith-based, non-profit organization that strives to spread the love of Christ through beautiful deeds. Since its establishment in 1964, the Church of God has grown to more than 7,000 locations in more than 175 countries. For its contribution to the welfare of society, the Church of God has received numerous recognitions throughout the world, including the President’s Call to Service Award in the United States, the Presidential Citation in South Korea, and the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in the United Kingdom.
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