Buddhist Service Organizations

[This information was provided by Jeff Hardin of Sacramento Insight Meditation.]

Myanmar Schools Project – Co-founded by dharma teacher Steve Armstrong this group supports the building and improvement of schools in Burma (Myanmar): http://myanmarschoolsproject.org/

Buddhist Global Relief – Founded by the Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi this organization provides food aid to impoverished communities worldwide: http://www.buddhistglobalrelief.org/.

Folsom Pathways Sangha – Volunteers bring meditation and Buddhist services into Folsom State Prison: info@folsompathwayssangha.org.

Insight World Aid – Cofounded by dharma teacher Gil Fronsdal and members of the Insight Meditation Center, this group is organizing a medical and humanitarian aid mission to Cambodia for 2012: http://insightworldaid.org.

Brahmavihara Cambodia Aids Project – founded by Zen priest Beth Goldring this organization provides Buddhist chaplaincy services to people with AIDS in Cambodia: http://www.brahmavihara.cambodiaaidsproject.org/.

Buddhist Peace Fellowship – A long standing organization that supports socially engaged Buddhist practice: http://www.bpf.org/.

Buddhist Chaplaincy Training Program – A yearlong training through the Sati Center for Buddhist Studies. For more information: http://www.sati.org/.

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