Posts Categorized: Fundraising

Talking, walking, running and dressing down for Nepal!

Although the school year was rapidly winding down, when the students at Hamden Hall Country Day school in Hamden, CT USA saw pictures of the devastation and suffering in Nepal, they felt they had to do something. 8th graders Aya Wazaz and Shaw Mettler met with English teacher and student of Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, Paul… Read more »

“Between Earth and Sky”- fundraising concert in Italy.

“When Nepal was hit by the earthquake me and my friends Marina Mafrici and Oscar Bonelli really wanted to do something to help people there” wrote Talyana Tobert as she sent us news of their fundraising event in Italy this month. “Every year I work in Nepal as a mountain guide leading tourist groups in… Read more »

A Cargo of Treasures – Malaysia sends supplies

Since the 13th of July the CGLF office has been piled high with boxes of every size and staff have been unpacking and sorting the wonderful treasures within! More than 120 boxes with a total weight of more than 1200 kg have found temporary storage here in Boudha awaiting distribution to families in need. Clothes,… Read more »

Thank you, Australia!

Twins Manu and Karina live with their mum, Ali, in Boudha. They experienced first hand the earthquake and slept outside for a week before catching their ‘plane to Australia to spend the  summer with their grandparents as planned. Once there, the three immediately got down to planning how to help the friends they had left… Read more »

Fundraising in Danish village

“We can do so little from here, so far away….” wrote Rune Lacroix when she sent us pictures of the flea market and garden party held in the small village of Ollerup, in southern Denmark recently. We’re not sure we agree! Rune and her team raised $2,100 US to help rebuilding in Nepal. “We invited everyon… Read more »

“Yoga por Nepal” – fundraising in Mexico

 Mexico City celebrated both the summer solstice and the first ‘International Yoga Day’ on Sunday and raised $2,270 dollars for Nepal! More than 70 people met up for the ‘Yoga por Nepal’ fundraiser. The session was led by Regina Marco and Jorge Espinosa, to the accompaniment of live music played by Lygia Lima and Javier Bautista,… Read more »

Raising money and awareness from Hong Kong

The Hong Kong garment industry seems a world away from the Himalayas, but for Margreeth and her son Tim it is familiar territory. “We have always taken our holidays in what my friends think are remote places – Ley, the Zanskar Valley, Bhutan, Kashmir – and of course Nepal” Margreeth told us. “We are both… Read more »

Celebrating Success – Fundraising in Holland

Early on after the first earthquake two members of the Rangjung Yeshe Institute took time out to fundraise for our earthquake appeal. There are so many ways we can fund-raise, see our page for ideas click here. This is a wonderful story and every little counts towards our efforts. See their story and pictures below…. Read more »

Grant received from Rangjung Yeshe Shenpen

On Thursday 7th May, we received a grant of 600,000 Nepali rupees from Rangjung Yeshe Shenpen. This grant is for purchasing basic tools and equipment for the all-important rebuilding phase that will begin next week. Our heartfelt thanks to all our dharma brothers and sisters at Shenpen for their support and generosity. With this grant we will be… Read more »