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Sundari Foundation, Inc.
May 24, 2010

Constance Collins could have continued her career as a successful developer. Instead, she used her professional expertise, talents, and resources to create and run Lotus House, a shelter for homeless women and infants in Overtown, a low income section of Miami. In the midst of abandoned buildings and lots, Constance has created an oasis for women in distress. I had the privilege of volunteering at Lotus House last year and am in awe of the concept and program Constance has created. For many of these women, this is the first time in their lives they are treated as sacred human beings. The approach is a holistic one - to heal the whole person. From clean, safe housing, to healthy meals, counseling, career development, yoga, creative writing and more, Lotus House provides a safe place for women to heal and develop their potential. This year our synagogue created a community garden to grow fresh organic vegetables for Lotus House. It is a joy and privilege to be associated with such a caring and sacred enterprise. Rabbi Jody Cohen

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I've seen women grow and develop a sense of self-esteem and self-worth as a result of this program. After a year with Lotus House, the women are able to move into their own housing and find employment to provide for themselves and their children.

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About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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Volunteer & Last year I volunteered at Lotus House on Sunday afternoons.