Young Leaders

Think Locally, Act Globally: Tzu Chi Young Leaders Across the U.S. Rack Up 600 Service Hours in Their Communities

On the weekend of April 9-10, 2022 Tzu Chi Young Leaders rallied their local chapters to host the first-ever Annual Community Weekend. Members of local chapters were invited to pitch their own ideas of how to best benefit their local areas; the ideas ranged from concerts at nursing homes to food drives and beach cleanups. Over 300 volunteers participated in the country-wide effort.

Young Leaders

College Students Gladly Serve the Community in Austin

On April 9, 2022, the Tzu Chi Collegiate Association (Tzu Ching) at the University of Texas at Austin responded to the Tzu Chi Annual Community Weekend and invited members to the Austin Central Food Bank to assist with food packaging. Seventeen energetic, youthful, and enthusiastic members participated in the event.

News and Updates

Tzu Chi Breathes New Hope into a Wildfire Survivor’s Life

Tears stream down Rochelle Wight’s cheeks as she opens the door to her new mobile home. Rochelle had been living in her car with her pug, Buddy, for the past few months. Before that, she lived with a friend. Following a California wildfire, Rochelle was effectively homeless for over three years.