“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:
In honor of Bernie’s 75th Birthday and the work he has done, Zen Peacemakers has established an Elder Fund to sustain Bernie and Eve when Bernie can no longer maintain his schedule of retreats and workshops and the related income ends. Please contribute to this Elder Fund:
Your tax-exempt donation can also be mailed to:
P.O. Box 460 Sunderland, MA 01375
Zen Peacemakers is a non-profit 501c(3) charitable New York corporation
Within the Zen Peacemakers Order there are many groups doing various forms of Social Action. We have created a ZPO Social Action Fund (SAF) to support these groups by requesting proposals for funding and selecting some groups to receive funds. Most of the ZPO Individual Membership Fee will be allocated to the SAF. If you would like to donate directly to the SAF please use the button below.
You can also contact Laurie Smith, or by phone, (413) 367-5278, to get more information , or to give her your credit card information. Your tax-exempt donation can also be made out to Zen Peacemakers and mailed to:
Attention: SAF 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, AsIs Foundation, 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, Jeff Bridges, Grant Couch, Shaykha Fariha al Jerrahi, Hydar Friedrich, Bernie Glassman, William Greenberg, Sheila Hixon, Robert Lee, Josh Mailman, Eve Marko, Peter Matthiesen, Mark Mininberg, Kathryn Pon, Geoff Taylor
and the many individuals who have donated time, money and supplies.