Walk to Feed the Hungry

The Monastery  |  The Scene   |   Jason Tseng  |   August 18, 2011, 5:20 pm

The Walk to Feed the Hungry charity event, organized by Buddhist Global Relief, will be held on September 10 and 11. BGR is an interdenominational organization comprising various Buddhist groups. With an overarching vision to alleviate and ultimately banish poverty, BGR is involved in projects that build capacity and provide food aid to countries like Vietnam, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Haiti, India, Kenya, Niger, and the United States.

Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi introduces Buddhist Global Relief

BGR Walk to Feed the Hungry will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area (September 11), New York City (September 10), and  Milford, Michigan (September 10). Everyone is invited join the walk and/or make a donation. Volunteers are also welcome. Registration is required for the walk, and the registration deadline is September 8. To register and for the most up-to-date event information, please visit the event websites for each city.

Some of us will be joining the September 11 walk in the Bay Area, a 17-mile route from San Jose to Palo Alto, with Ajahn Guna and Sister Santussika. The walk will be a pilgrimage of harmony, and we will visit several meditation groups along the way: Chung Tai Zen Center, San Jose Insight Meditation Sangha, San Jose Dharma Punx, Floating Zendo, and Buddhi Vihara. The walk will end at The Sarah Wallis Park in Palo Alto, which is located near public transportation.

For more information, please email compassionmonastery@gmail.com or call 650 383 8480.

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