Announcing the 4TH Annual Buddhist Global Relief Walk to Feed the Hungry JOIN US IN SAN FRANCISCO OR SACRAMENTO! 1. SAN FRANCISCO Event: San Francisco Walk to Feed the Hungry Date: Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 Check-in time: 11:45 am – 12:45 pm Talk on history of Gold Mountain Monastery: 12:45 pm Start walking: 1:00 pm Location: GoldContinue reading “Walk to Feed the Hungry”
Join us on Sunday, September 15, 2013 when we participate with the Saranaloka nuns monthly walk through the Tenderloin handing out food and coffee to the homeless. Volunteers prepare meals consisting of sandwiches and soft fruit the night before on their own and bring them to distribute. The group meets at 7:30 a.m. at theContinue reading “Feed the Homeless in SF, a monthly event”
Insight World Aid is kicking off the Just Do It Sock Drive to help with foot protection for men with diabetes and alcoholism. The socks will be distributed at the Friendship House in San Francisco. Please contribute new, clean socks in the Sock Drive bin located at Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City.
Insight World Aid is pleased to welcome Therese Strum to our Board of Directors. Therese Strum JD, is an Investigator and has over 25 years of experience in the field of Social Work. She has practiced meditation for the past ten years and has traveled abroad as a member of the Insight World Aid 2013Continue reading “Welcome New Board Member Therese Strum”
Join us on Sunday, July 14, 2013 when we participate with the Saranaloka nuns monthly walk through the Tenderloin handing out food and coffee to the homeless. Volunteers prepare meals consisting of sandwiches and soft fruit the night before on their own and bring them to distribute. The group meets at 7:30 a.m. at theContinue reading “Feed the Homeless in San Francisco”
By Christine Bitonti It is 6:30 in the morning. Already it is warm, the air heavy around us as we walk from our guesthouse to the Takeo (pronounced “Ta-kow”) Referral Hospital in southern Cambodia to begin the first day of clinic. I am in a group of six or seven members of the Insight WorldContinue reading “CHPAA Medical Mission to Cambodia—February/March, 2013”
Insight World Aid welcomes Bonnie Goodman to our Board of Directors. Bonnie Goodman, MA, CT is a grief counselor, with over 30 years of counseling experience in both private practice and non-profit agencies. She has practiced Vipassana meditation at Insight Meditation Center since 1989. Bonnie has traveled extensively around the world, and volunteered at aContinue reading “Welcome New Board Member Bonnie Goodman”