UPF USA Attends God Bless America Family Festival
Tarrytown, NY – In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the “God’s Hope for America” speech of Universal Peace Federation (UPF) Founder Rev. Sun Myung Moon at Yankee Stadium on June 1, 1976. The Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU) USA organized God Bless America Family Festival on June 5th and invited all other affiliate organizations to commemorate the day with UPF Co-Founder and wife of Rev Moon, Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon at the historical Belvedere Estate, New York. More than three thousand people joined the festival which featured vendors village, carnival, mini-tour on historical landmarks of the estate and the main celebration with entertainment.
UPF USA national staff and several state executive directors participated the event. A booth was designed showcasing the recent activities, programs and project of the federation. President Richard De Sena spent a lot of time entertaining visitors and explaining the vision and mission of UPF USA to curious attendees of the festival despite the soaking rain.
Special thanks to UPF Washington DC through its Executive Director Tomiko Duggan for bringing additional materials for the booth.
Reported by: Emiljun Rapada, UPF USA