Daoist Center Fundraiser

$21,547 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 72 people in 8 months

The Daoist Benevolent Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by Daoist Priest Zhou Xuan Yun, dedicated to spreading the teachings of Daoism (Taoism) and traditional Chinese culture.  

For the last five years, DBA has been improving the health and quality of life of our local community by offering free tai chi and qigong classes (over 1,000 hours taught!) and by hosting Boston's annual World Tai Chi & Qigong Day Festival.  

After years of teaching in parks and libraries, community centers and Jewish temples, the DBA is ready for a space of our own.  The center will be used for tai chi, qigong, and kung fu workshops, as well as meditation retreats and Daoist ceremonies.   It will be a home for students and teachers from around the world. 

We have identified a property in rural Massachusetts, a little over an hour from Boston.  $80,000 is needed for a down payment.  There are also lawer's fees and closing costs.  DBA has already raised $40,000.  Zhou Xuan Yun will donate $30,000.  We are $20,000 away from making this center a reality!

Please help make this Daoist center a reality!

More info. about the DBA is available at http://dbahealth.org/

Donations can also be made directly to DBA at: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=gtejun9AAgCL6tjOz_P3Jx_f8b05qBVmeXDrCTZb24dXM4SSt66a6qGgLSk2JqP3yLWzRG&country.x=US&locale.x=

Those donating on the DBA website will receive rewards listed on Go Fund Me.

If donations exceed the campaign goal, all extra funds will be put towards furnishing the center.

All donations are tax deductible.  

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Hello Everyone,

I wanted to send an update on our work to create a Daoist center. Unfortunately, the property we were interested in was sold to a higher bidder. We are working very hard to choose a new location. We have logged thousands of miles driving all over Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire looking at possibilities. Once we sign papers on something, I will let you know.

Thank you for your support and your continued patience. Building this center has been my mission since I came to the United States 8 years ago. I am dedicated to making it happen.

I look forward to being able to send you news of the new location in the future.

-Xuan Yun
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$21,547 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 72 people in 8 months
Created June 10, 2017
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Linda Ostriker
3 months ago (Offline Donation)
A.M. Chin
4 months ago (Offline Donation)
A.M. Chin & S.M. Chin
4 months ago (Offline Donation)

In Memory of Mary Lin and Thomas F. Chin

A.Y. Chin
4 months ago (Offline Donation)
Herve Collin
4 months ago

I wish you dream comes true and I can't wait to see it materialize.

5 months ago
tim wybrow
5 months ago

Good Luck !

jessica roy
5 months ago

Excellent teacher

Wah Lun Kung Fu & Tai Chi Academy
5 months ago (Offline Donation)
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