Support Us

“When you realize the wholeness and interdependence of life,
you have to take care of everyone, and to do that,
you have to work with every ingredient of life.”
– Zen Master Bernie Glassman, Founder


The mission of the Zen Peacemakers is to alleviate suffering in the world by promoting meditation, study, direct social service and multi-faith co-operation. By making a donation, you support important programs and internships that integrate practice with service and peacemaking.

We greatly appreciate unrestricted gifts since they provide us with the greatest flexibility in funding our work.

You can also support the following restricted programs:

Join the Action Become a Friend of Bernie

Please join Bernie as global change agents waging peace and building hope for people worldwide. Help him in making children laugh, feeding the hungry, promoting love not hate and bringing peace instead of war. Participate in this unique way of studying with Bernie while providing service to those in need. Become a Friend of Bernie and turn your principles into action. Through monthly credit card or automatic bank draft donations, your gifts provide a steady—and most important—a predictable source of income we can plan on and budget for as we try to anticipate what lies ahead.

Please Join Today!

Support the Auschwitz Retreat

Provide a Tax Deductible Donation for supporting this Auschwitz Bearing Witness Retreat.

Please specify in the comments block, of the donation form, that your donation is for the support of the Auschwitz Retreat.

Support the Rwanda Retreat

Please make a donation to send a Rwandan to the retreat. We will provide you with the name and bio of the person your gift has supported.

Please specify in the comments block, of the donation form, that your donation is for a Rwandan Scholarship.

Thank you for supporting the work of the

Zen Peacemakers!

Your tax-exempt donation can also be mailed to:

Zen Peacemakers

P.O. Box 460

Sunderland, MA 01375

Zen Peacemakers is a non-profit 501c(3) charitable New York corporation

We deeply appreciate the previous and current support of

Foundations:A&A Hixon Fund, Hemera Foundation, Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation, the Lenz Foundation

Businesses: Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, Big Y, Brooks Bend Farm, Cynthia Roderick Photography, Diemand Farm, Enterprise Farm, Green Fields Market, Greenfield Farmers Cooperative Exchange, Greyston Bakery, Pierce Bros. Coffee, Richard Smith, Inc., Smiarowski Farm, Staples, Stonyfield Yogurt, Stop and Shop, Target, UMass-Amherst, Walmart, Whole Foods Market, Tricycle: The Buddhist Review

Individual Major Donors (over $25,000): Chuck Blitz, Grant Couch, Shaykha Fariha al Jerrahi, Hydar Friedrich, Bernie Glassman, William Greenberg, Sheila Hixon, Robert Lee, Josh Mailman, Eve Marko, Mark Mininberg, Kathryn Pon, Geoff Taylor

and the many individuals who have donated time, money and supplies.