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Posts from the ‘Giving’ Category

28
Apr

Featured Photo May 4

On Sunday, April 16, there was a gathering and ceremony at Green Gulch Farm to dedicate the new bell tower. Photos by Judith Keenan and Sara Tashker.

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19
Apr

Featured Photo April 20

Group ready to cycle from City Center to Green Gulch Farm for the Zen-a-thon celebration on April 15. Photo by Nick Howells (not Myles Cowherd).

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10
Jan

With Gratitude from the Abbatial Leadership

As the New Year begins, we too begin again to take up and reaffirm what is most important to us and what is needed now more than ever—a life of practice for the benefit of everyone. We are filled with gratitude for the generosity you have shown in support of San Francisco Zen Center.

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16
Dec

Food Drive at City Center through December

In the lobby at City Center, a food barrel from the SF Food Bank will be in place through the end of December. You may donate food items directly (please no glass containers) or make a financial offering at Zen Center’s Food Bank page.

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13
Dec

Taking Practice into the World – Ann Marie

“This sangha held me, accepted me, and taught and learned with me, and the dharma began to awaken in my bones.”

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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