News from IWA

  • A New Era for IWA
    Please welcome to the IWA board of directors Tara Mulay, Devin Berry and Roxanne Dault. You can learn more about our new board members in our Leadership page!
  • IWA Organizes Two Food Sorts at Second Harvest Food Bank in March
    Insight World Aid's March, 2014 collaboration with Second Harvest Food Bank was a success! Nine Insight World Aid volunteers came together to sort food at the Second Harvest warehouse in San Carlos on March 12th. Later in the month, twelve Insight World Aid volunteers donated their time and effort … Read more
  • Join Team IWA in a Second Harvest Food Sort
    Where: San Carlos, CA When: Two dates: Wednesday March 12th, 6:30-8:30 PM or Wednesday March 26th, 6:30-8:30 PM Please join us as we partner with Second Harvest, a Bay Area non-profit with the mission of ending hunger in the Bay Area.  Second Harvest provides food to 250,000 Bay Area … Read more
  • When You Come Back?
    A Cambodian Memoir by Bonnie Goodman We were greeted by a flock of smiling children as we stepped out of the bus onto the grounds of Wot Opot Children’s Center in Takeo, Cambodia. Within seconds, a girl named Channe took my hand, looked up into my eyes and asked, … Read more
  • Walk to Feed the Hungry
    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 … Read more
  • Feed the Homeless in SF, a monthly event
    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 … Read more
  • Sock Drive Kickoff
    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 … Read more
  • Welcome New Board Member Therese Strum
    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 … Read more


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