Support Our Work
The founders, director and volunteer staff of One Earth Sangha offer this space as our own expression of dana, or generosity, to the Earth and to the Buddhist wisdom tradition. Generosity is the first of the ten paramis, or qualities of character, to be perfected in spiritual life. The very act of giving benefits the person who gives, for it opens the heart, lessens self-absorption, and serves the well being of others. Simply offering a small favor, a kind thought, a meal, or a flower may be a sincere form of spiritual practice.
We invite you to support our work, either financially, or, equally important, through service. To offering your skills and time, please see our volunteering page. To support us financially, you can make your one-time or monthly donation below. Monthly donations are especially helpful for us to sustain our work over time. Know that whatever you can give is deeply appreciated!
Inspire Fierce Compassion
For a donation of $400 or more, we’re offering a special thank you gift. This banner with the slogan “Embody Fierce Compassion” is approximately 2’x3′, silk screened on linen. As these are made by hand, each is slightly different. These banners originated in connection to the People’s Climate March of September, 2014. They were designed by Kristin Barker and made in collaboration with artist Eleanor Hancock for the Buddhist and mindfulness community to carry through the streets of New York City as part of that mass mobilization. Many more have since been used in demonstrations and displayed in Dharma centers to represent a call and a way for all of us to engage in social issues.
If you’re interested, make your donation below and then provide your shipping address on this separate form. The cost of materials and shipping within the continental US is $60 so your donation to our organization will be valued at $340. For international shipping, we’ll need to charge the difference so just send us an email and we’ll work it out. Your banner will be made and shipped within 10 weeks.
If you prefer to donate by check or another form of offline donation, enter the amount in the field below, click “Donate Now,” then choose “Offline Donation” and follow the instructions that appear.
Your donation will appear on your credit card statement with the name of our fiscal sponsor, Insight Meditation of Washington or “IMCW.” 100% of your donation will go to support the work of One Earth Sangha. As IMCW is registered as a tax exempt, non-profit religious organization with the State of Maryland (tax ID #52-2016933), your donation is fully tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.