A mature, healthy relationship balances giving and receiving, and practice relationships are no exception to this. Since Empty Hand Zen Center is an organization that survives on the basis of donations, we rely on the support of our sangha. Whether you give your skills, energy, or material things, your contribution is deeply appreciated.
Below are some suggestions for ways to be of service to Empty Hand Zen Center, its Teacher and the Sangha. Items with a star [*] are urgently needed. Please see Konin if you have questions or suggestions for this list.
Ways to be of Service
* Help to maintain the website
Water and weed the garden
* Walk the Zen dog
Paint the entrances
Distribute rack cards and flyers
Video record Dharma talks
Drive to the grocery store, pet store, or office supply store
Build a new main altar or kitchen cabinets
Ways to Contribute
* Offer flowers or sweets for a special ceremony
Give used furniture and rugs
Give groceries or a gift card to a grocery store
Give table linens