Supporting Zen Center of Pittsburgh

The essential ingredient of our support is the regular participation in activities at Zen Center of Pittsburgh by our members. Without Sangha, we don’t exist.

Financially, we are supported in a variety of ways. Zen Center of Pittsburgh relies on its friends to pledge a donation based on a portion of their income. Many member pledge between 2 and 5%. Our retreats and study groups are another source of our support. ZCP start-up funds were provided by Nebraska Zen Center, our Board of Directors and friends who chose to remain anonymous.

We also rely on the Sangha for gifts to our library and to the kitchen.

Here are some easy ways to support Zen Center of Pittsburgh:

You can give to support Zen Center of Pittsburgh through PayPal. You don’t need to have a PayPal account – You can use a credit or debit card to make a donation without a PayPal account using the button below.

Monthly Subscription
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Monthly Subscription Options

Friend of ZCP
Friend of ZCP supporters provide vital financial support so that we may continue to offer free public programs, talks, and daily sittings to all those who seek the Dharma. You don’t need to be a regular Zen practitioner to join, and if you value our mission, we would like you to consider pledging to support the Zen Center of Pittsburgh by becoming a Friend of ZCP.

Learn more about the benefits and join here »

Amazon Smile
You shop, Amazon gives. When you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the eligible charitable organization of your choice.

To shop at AmazonSmile, simply go to and select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. More information about Amazon’s Smile program is available here.

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Direct Donation
We gratefully accept direct donations. Please let us know if you would like a receipt for a tax deduction.

Checks can be made out to Zen Center of Pittsburgh and mailed to:
Zen Center of Pittsburgh
124 Willow Ridge Road
Sewickley, PA 15143

Thank you!