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Posts from the ‘Giving’ Category

6
Dec

Taking Practice into the World – Chris Fortin and Lee Lesser

There was a sense, not unlike in our present times, that something deeply consequential was being set in motion.”

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16
Nov

Being Inspired by Samantabhadra

This holiday season, we’re taking inspiration from the Bodhisattva Samantabhadra, who is often linked to beneficial activity. Read more

7
Nov

Outreach November 2016

Thanks to the generosity of our friends, we collected 127 pairs of socks during the month of October for the Gubbio Project, which offers shelter and food to homeless men and women in the Tenderloin and the Mission. Read more

19
Oct

SFZC Member Stories ‘Myles’

During the month of October, we celebrate our members. “Member Stories” features stories about members of San Francisco Zen Center and how their practice relates to their life. Read more

12
Oct

Why Did You Become a Member of SFZC?

Our members provide vital financial support so that we may continue to offer free public programs, talks, and daily sittings to all those who seek the Dharma. What motivates people to become members of San Francisco Zen Center? Read more

10
Aug

Books for Outreach Fund-Raising Sale

There is a Book Sale October 22 – 31 in the City Center mail hallway. All sales are by anonymous donation. We are still accepting donations of books for the sale, which helps to support San Francisco Zen Center’s outreach programs. Read more

13
Jul

Plan to Make a Difference

Legacy Giving and Estate Planning for Everyone
Sunday, July 31, 2016 3:00 4:30 pm
Abacus Wealth Partners, 101 S. Main Street, Sebastopol
No charge

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25
May

Remembering Hiroshima with 1,000 Cranes

In commemoration of Hiroshima Day, August 6, we invite you to join us in creating 1,000 origami cranes, long associated with the desire for world peace.

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11
May

Jane Hirshfield Brings Her Poetry to the Dharma Lamp Circle

The Dharma Lamp Circle, a group of SFZC legacy givers, enjoyedan evening of poetry and connectionfeaturing a reading by Jane Hirshfield, anda ceremonial lighting of lotus lamps led by Central Abbess Eijun Linda Cutts.

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22
Apr

Cultivating Sangha in the Rain

When the heavens opened on April 9, we worried that the pouring rain, dense fog, and deep, slippery mud at Green Gulch Farmmight dampenthe Zen-a-thon spirit.Instead, we discoveredhowcommunity blossomed. Read more