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The Buddhist Tzu-Chi Foundation’s AMAZING Blankets

Soft, Comfortable Emergency Rescue Blankets – made from recycled plastic bottles?
Sounds crazy! But it’s true! For years, the Buddhist Tzu-Chi Foundation’s “Bottles into Blankets” program has provided tens of thousands of these blankets to victims of natural and man-made disasters over the world. For the moment, the program is centered in Asia, where plastic bottles – the kind you find in vending machines and at your local grocery store - are collected, shredded, transformed into cloth-like fibers, and woven into unbelievably soft, warm and comfortable twin-size blankets.Read more...


This past semester has been a great few months for Tzu-Ching at the University o... Read more...

Promoting Tzu Chi’s Instant Rice at DC VegFest

Compassion Over Killing is a non-profit organization whose mission is to love an... Read more...

Tzu Chi English Language Weekend Retreat

My wife Rui-Hung and I attended the Tzu Chi English Resource and Spiritual Retre... Read more...

Working Together, Prepare for Disaster

On April 19, the first Disaster Preparedness Festival was held by the Islamic Re... Read more...

Delivering Jing Si Aphorisms to Virginia Detention Center

On the afternoon of September 16, 2013, three Tzu Chi Washington D.C. volunteers... Read more...

Stationery Distribution at Doris Henderson Newcomers School for New Immigrants

Located in Greensboro, North Carolina, Doris Henderson Newcomers School is a sch... Read more...

Jing Si Aphorisms for the White House

A symposium for the new initiative, “Together for Tomorrow,” launched by Preside... Read more...

Tzu Chi Washington DC: Making zongzi (rice dumplings) to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival

Volunteers and community members in the Washington DC area made 4,200 zongzi—a t... Read more...
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" Bodhisattvas are not idols made of wood; real Bodhisattvas are people who eat, talk, work, and relieve suffering in times of need. "
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