Thanks to its “amazing” Buddhist volunteer fundraisers, in 2015 Triratna’s Karuna Trust had the best fundraising year in its 35-year history.
Karuna’s head of fundraising, Steven Murdoch, writes: “In a year when the UK charity sector was widely criticised for some dubious fundraising practices, Karuna had its most successful fundraising season ever. This means we are on course to send over £1M to our project partners working with persecuted dalit and tribal communities in India and Nepal.”
Hello! Sarah here writing on behalf of the Glasgow 2015 Women’s Karuna Appeal.
For BAM 2015 I have joined a team of 4 courageous women, led by the wonderful Sangamani, who are knocking on doors in Glasgow to raise funds for the Karuna Trust. For me, door knocking to support people in India who desperately need our help encapsulates Buddhist Action, especially the themes of caring for others and money awareness.
In terms of caring for others, the work which will bring funds to...
BAM’s happening in Edinburgh - we’re raising funds for social and Dhamma work in India and Nepal. Four of us are here for the whole month, by going out every night knocking on people’s doors and inviting them to support Triratna’s Karuna Trust we hope to raise around £80,000 between us! That will come in over the next few years from...
Here in Bristol the sangha night theme through the late winter and spring has been ‘Building the Buddhaland’, setting the scene well for Buddhist Action Month in June. The flyer attached gives full details of the different events through the month, or there’s a quick overview below. Look forward to seeing you many of you at one or many of these events!
SANGHANIGHT: THEBURNINGHOUSE with Kamalamani, Tuesday 2nd June, 7.30pm