50th Anniversary

Rochester Zen Center

HOW you can help

So here is something amazing: the trustees established a budget of $150,000 for this project. Early fundraising has consisted of personal requests of the trustees and officers (all of whom have given) plus a couple dozen additional members. Recently the last $100 from that group was received…and the total raised to date is EXACTLY $150,000!

This doesn’t mean that you can’t help, however. The $150K reflected a bare-bones design. With additional funds, the project could include:

  • Enclosing the carport shown on the drawing to make it a two-car garage and storage shed. The existing garden shed is in need of extensive repairs, and it may make sense to replace it.
  • Purchasing the solar panels that can make this building net-zero in the future. Although the technology is not yet ready for prime time in upstate New York, it is so close: possibly just a year or two away.
  • Landscaping the exterior of the building so that it blends in with the foliage and flower beds we have around the other buildings.

Please consider a donation today to help put the finishing touches on Klava House. Your gift, no matter how small, will mean a lot as we begin construction this summer. You can pay with a credit card through PayPal or, if you wish, send the Center a check marked “Klava House.” Thanks so much for considering this request.





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