New York City Walk to Feed the Hungry

Saturday, October 13, 2012


Join BGR in a walk of compassion at Riverside Park

3.6 mile walk •  (Register by Oct. 7th)
9:15 a.m. Check-in • 10:00 a.m. Walk • Rain or Shine!
WALK LEADER: Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi- Sponsor Bhikkhu Bodhi's NYC Walk!
GUEST SPEAKERS: Rev. Dr. T. Kenjitsu Nakagaki, Koshin Paley Ellison, Ven. Ji Xing, Sensei Joan Hoeberichts, Adam Bucko
EMCEE: Rev. Compassion 
-FREE VEGETARIAN PICNIC LUNCH immediately following the walk
-Stand up for food justice at our “RIGHT TO FOOD” ADVOCACY TABLE!
-Raffle Gifts for NYC programs and venues
9:00 - 9:50 A.M. with Vens. Chang Lv and Chang Zhai
Please bring your friends and family. Let’s make this walk a joyful occasion for the great cause to feed the hungry — globally and locally!
Guest Clergy/Instructors walking with us to date: Bhante Dhammadipa (Czech), Ven. Guang Guo, Koshin Robert Chodo Campbell, Nuns from Chuang Yen Monastery, Sebene Selassie
Walk Gift Supporters: Rubin Museum, Sharon Salzberg, Mark Epstein, Robert Thurman, Tibet House, New York Insight
Lunch Supporters to date: Gobo, Rosaline's Farm Stand, Anonymous
Friends of the NYC Walk include: Chuang Yen Monastery, Buddhist Association of the United States, Buddhist Council of New York, NY Zen Center of Contemplative Care, Dorje Ling Buddhist Center, Dharma Drum, Young Buddhist Communications Center, One Center, Audubon Awareness Center, New York Insight, NYI Brooklyn Sangha, White Plains Zen, One Heart, The Reciprocity Foundation, Heart Circle Sangha, Buddhist Peace Fellowship NY, Community of Mindfulness NY
A portion of the proceeds will go to Hour Children in Queens. This year BGR provided a grant to City Harvest, Inc. in NYC for their Healthy Neighborhood Initiative.
Please join us in any way you like:
• Fundraise online: Click the "REGISTER" button above. (You don't have to walk!)
• Register for the walk – Click the "REGISTER" button above. It's easy to do, but a video on how to register online is available at
• Donate via a Fundraiser: Click the "FUNDRAISER" tab above to donate to a fundraiser's page
• Donate: Use PayPal on the BGR website at