Keeping Hope Alive: 10 Years of Care in Haiti

On behalf of Tzu Chi USA, we invite you to attend the grand opening ceremony and reception of our photo exhibition, “Keeping Hope Alive: 10 Years of Care in Haiti,” on Sunday, January 12 from 1 to 3 PM at the Tzu Chi Center, 229 E 60th Street, New York, NY 10022.

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News and Updates

As Dangerous Cold Weather Hits, Tzu Chi Works with Dallas Gov. to Keep Homeless Safe

Temperature in the Greater Dallas area dropped below freezing from November 11th until the 13th, with nights so cold that temperatures plummeted to below freezing at 21°F (-6°C). In response to this state of weather emergency, the city of Dallas collaborated with the Tzu Chi Dallas branch to open a temporary overflow homeless shelter in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

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Master's Teachings

Obstacles to Awakening

In the stillness of a dark starry night, just before the breaking of dawn, Shakyamuni Buddha attained Enlightenment under a bodhi tree – penetrating all the laws governing the universe. But the great truth that the Buddha awakened to is that all living beings possess this same capacity for enlightenment. In fact, such awakening is living beings’ true nature. It is our truest, most natural, and original state.

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News and Updates

How One Tzu Chi Volunteer Gives Refuge to a Neglected Camp Fire Survivor with Mental Health Problems

It’s been a year since Camp Fire survivor, whose name will be referred to as “Anna”, lost her home to the flames. Anna has been sleeping in her car ever since. On November 9th, the day after the Camp Fire’s one-year  memorial ceremony, Anna finally had a roof over her head thanks to assistance from one Tzu Chi volunteer – and just in time for the cold weather that lies ahead.

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