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We Must Become as Gardeners

Help us fundraise for others!

HYP3 Donations

878

Money Raised

$19,042

Planting Seeds

Yoga philosophy instructs us to become as gardeners, meaning that we must plant the seeds and manage the weeds of our reality. We are taught to give what we want.

Donating

Below you will find projects that are making a positive impact. We invite you to support the ones whose fruits you would like to see more of in your own world.

Scroll through the page to learn more about each organization, or click a button to jump to their section.

Asian Legacy Library
3 Jewels
Green Stretch Pen
Diamond Cutter Classics
House Building in Vietnam
Homeboy Industries
Overseas Study Program
Yogi Corps
Red Envelope
YSI Retreat Fund
 DONATIONS PLANT THE SEEDS OF:
INCREASED WISDOM
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Asian Legacy Library

www.asianlegacylibrary.org

The Asian Legacy Library believes that safeguarding the cultural literary wisdom traditions of the world for future generations is a priority for humankind.

Service

  • Preserving
  • Safeguarding
  • Sharing the literary wisdom of Asia

Impact

  • 7 international preservation centers in operation
  • 74 local employees trained in digital preservation
  • Over 5 million pages preserved
 DONATIONS PLANT THE SEEDS OF:
RECEIVING TEACHINGS
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THREE JEWELS NYC

www.threejewels.org/

We are not just a yoga studio, we are a space where people gather and train and support one another on the quest to realize their full potential.

Service

  • Wisdom Teachings
  • Asana + Meditation Classes
  • Retreats + Fundraising Gala Event

Impact

  • In 2022, we welcomed 30k free visits!
  • In 2022, we gave over $94k in scholarships!
  • In 2022, we gave over $21k in free memberships for NYC students
DONATIONS PLANT THE SEEDS OF:
EDUCATION & NOURISHMENT
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Green Stretch Pen

www.greenstretchpen.org

Teaching children across Mexico healthy eating, exercise, and wisdom to create a happier and healthier Mexico.

Service

  • Providing nutrient knowledge and education
  • Teaching yoga teachers how to teach yoga, nutritional basics and Pen story
  • Program approved by the National Congress of the Government of Mexico
     

Impact

  • Healthy habits
  • Sustainability, responsibility and wisdom
  • Confidence
 DONATIONS PLANT THE SEEDS OF:
INCREASED WISDOM
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Diamond Cutter Classics / Mixed Nuts

www.diamondcutterclassics.com

The aim of our project is to create and guide a team of young translators to translate the great classics of Asian Philosophy.

Service

  • Translating wisdom into modern languages
  • Teaching that wisdom
  • Preserving that wisdom

Impact

  • 12 books translated
  • 13 translations in process
  • 1,200 hours of classes available

HOUSE BUILDING IN VIETNAM

DONATIONS PLANT THE SEEDS OF:
SECURITY THROUGH COMMUNITY + HOME
 

House Building in Vietnam

Builds houses, bridges, and schools at no cost to communities that need them.

Service & Impact

  • Several hundred houses gifted
  • Dozens of bridges built
  • A few schools constructed
DONATIONS PLANT THE SEEDS OF:
SUPPORT & STABILITY
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Homeboy Industries

www.homeboyindustries.org

Homeboy Industries is the largest gang rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world. For over 30 years, we have stood as a beacon of hope in Los Angeles to provide training and support to formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated people, allowing them to redirect their lives and become contributing members of our community.

Service

  • Largest gang rehabilitation and re-entry program
  • Hope, training and support to formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated people
  • 8-month program that focuses on healing and developing work readiness skills

Impact

  • Beacon of hope
  • Contribution to society and redirection of lives
  • Kinship, love, and a wide variety of services

THE OVERSEAS STUDY PROGRAM

DONATIONS PLANT THE SEEDS OF:
UNDERSTANDING TEACHINGS

Scholarship to Study Classical Languages

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We invest in students today to create the translators of tomorrow. OSP provides full and partial scholarships to students interested in studying classical languages, by covering the costs of travel, room, and board for a month at some of the greatest centers of ancient learning. We offer our scholars access to some of the best linguists in the field. Many of our alumni have gone on to become translators and foreign language teachers, passing on the knowledge of the great books. 

Service

  • Full overseas language and cultural immersion
  • Provide scholarships to study classical languages
  • Support needs of low income communities through donations of medicine, clothing, and educational enrichment for children
  • Support homeless animals and animal rescues
  • Act as an incubator for Mixed Nuts Translators

Impact

  • OSP launched the translation careers of half of the Mixed Nuts.
  • Since 2005, alumni have taught hundreds of hours of language classes around the world¬†
  • Our fund has supported the medical needs of both young and elderly refugees abroad, as well as injured animals and a struggling animal rescue
 DONATIONS PLANT THE SEEDS OF:
GLOBAL TOGETHERNESS
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Yogi Corps

www.yogastudiesinstitute.org/YCS

Community Service Programs created by motivated volunteers to bring the wisdom of yoga to their local or virtual community.

Service Projects

  • Lady Niguma For the World
  • Lady Niguma Mexico, Romania, Kanas &¬†Guadalajara
  • Fast For Hunger
  • Damor
  • Trauma Healing Ukraine

Impact

  • LADY NIGUMA FOR THE WORLD:
    25 events in 1 year 2200 people joined live
    1,000 +/- donated hours by volunteers

  • FAST FOR HUNGER
    2 events in 1 year
    516 people have joined meditation events
    151 people fasted
    62 donated to hunger relief
    41 gave food

YSI Retreat Fund 

DONATIONS PLANT THE SEEDS OF:
DEEP PRACTICE
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YSI Retreat Fund

www.yogastudiesinstitute.org/retreat-fund

The mission of the Retreat Fund is to financially support practitioners in preparing and entering retreat for the purpose of reaching deep insights that will help them serve the world.

Service

  • Assist candidates with financial support and help prepare them for retreat
  • Produce events + recordings to share stories from retreat

Impact

  • Six scholarships provided for Ride the Tiger retreat
  • One student in Mexico funded to complete retreat at Diamond Mountain Retreat Center
  • Insights from Retreat #1 - produced with retreatants, post-retreat to share their insights and experience