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Recommend Recipients for Community Giving

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Bodhi tithes 10% of its income to individuals and organizations that provide inspiration and spiritual nourishment for its community members, Chicago and the world. The Prosperity Team is interested in identifying additional individuals and organizations that serve as such nourishment.

If you would like to suggest an individual or organization, please click through below to complete the form. The Prosperity Team will evaluate the suggestions submitted and make recommendations to the Core Council.

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A Purpose Higher Than Ourselves

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Yesterday we explored the work of Marianne Williamson. She is a bold voice for transformation on the planet. She recently said, “Our salvation lies in being available for the healing of the other. Our purpose here is to be used for something higher than ourselves.” Over the last 18 months we have dug in on the concept of Building the beLOVEd Community, a concept rooted in the notion that we are innately compelled to rise up from our small selves and live in support of a greater cause. Read More

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Get To Give Drive 2016 – Creating A Bigger Pie!

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The 2016 “Get to Give” Drive is our opportunity as a community to indicate how much money we will commit for 2016. Bodhi’s operational spending plan is based on what is committed and collected. By making a commitment, Bodhi has an indication of funding for 2016. Our commitment helps to fund the work of our spiritual community—transforming lives within, among and beyond Bodhi Spiritual Center through Sunday Celebration Services, Youth & Family Programming, Spiritual Education, Small Group Life and emerging Outreach.

Our Goals

$854,486

300 Givers

Create Your “Get To Give” Commitment Card

To participate in the “Get To Give” Drive, please complete a 2016 “Get to Give” Card and email it to giving2016@bodhispiritualcenter.org, turn it in on Sunday in the offering basket, visit The Prosperity Team at the Information Station in Fellowship Hall or mail a completed 2016 “Get to Give” Card to:

Bodhi Spiritual Center 2746 N. Magnolia, 60614

Finishing The Drive

On Wednesday, November 25th, during our Gratitude Potluck Dinner, we will bless our 2016 “Get to Give” Drive Commitments.

Questions?

Stop by the Information Station on Sundays, call us at 773.248.LOVE (5683) or email us at giving2016@bodhispiritualcenter.org.

More Info

For more information, including FAQs and a breakdown of how the budget will be allocated, please see our “Get To Give Brochure:

Get To Give

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This month, we kick off our series titled “Get to Give.” It was inspired by a brilliant workshop I attended a few months ago at the invitation of a friend and community member, Mikki Williams.

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Balaji Krishnamurthy of Think.Shift is a veteran corporate executive from the private and pubic technology space. During his workshop, he dismantled conventional wisdom around leadership and management, traditional methods of workplace motivation and used real data to support his findings (I am a geek for demonstrated results.) Read More

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