Rockaway Summer House is a grassroots project that runs entirely on donations. Programs are supported by monetary contributions and volunteer labor. If you’d like to be part of this economy of generosity, you can do so through monetary contributions, product donations, or by volunteering your time and labor. As a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization, all your donations are tax-deductible.

Product Donations 
You can purchase something for the Summer House on our Amazon Wishlist
We are also currently in need of the following items:
– Coffee Table
– One pillow
– Quickie Sponge mops
– Gift-Cards for hardware stores

Volunteer Opportunities
We are currently in need of the following:
– Construction Work
– Garden Work (Preparing garden for winter season and planning for next year).
– Fundraising
– Grant Writing

Food Donations
We accept healthy vegetarian food that is nutritious and ethically sourced.
Please do not offer fish or meat products. When purchasing items at the supermarket, please pick items with the ‘Organic‘ and ‘Non-Gmo’ label. When purchasing at Farmers Markets, no label requirement is necessary (small farms often cannot afford to pay for ‘Organic‘ labeling and ‘Local’ Food is always preferable to Organic. For more info:
Items currently needed:
– Fruit
– Rice milk and/other organic plant-based milks
– Gluten-Free Cereal
– Extra Virgin Olive Oil
If you’d like to offer a meal, please send us an email.

Electronic Donations 
Venmo: @BuddhistInsights (no transfer fee)
PayPal: (no transfer fee)
If you wish to make a recurring monthly donation, you may use this form:

Checks may be made payable to “Buddhist Insights Meditation Inc”
As a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization, we will be happy to send you a receipt so you can make your donations tax-deductible.

Other Donations

– Whenever you shop on Amazon, if you select “Buddhist Insights Meditation Inc.” on Amazon Smile as your preferred charity, Amazon will donate 5% of the amount you spend to the organization. 

– If you work for a large corporation, there is a good chance your corporation will match any amount you donate to charitable organizations (i.e.: you donate $200, your company will donate an extra $200).