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2018 Walking Meditation-Dec5th and 6th


Please join us in this beautiful Seido tradition as we walk silently through the city in deep self-reflection and deliver gifts to organizations in need. 

Wednesday, Dec 5th, 6:45 pm (after evening class)
Collecting items for NYC Veterans & Visiting the VA Hospital

We will walk to the main VA Hospital at 1st Ave and 23rd Street - The walk will take 20 minutes.
We will be collecting for veterans staying in the hospital and who are homeless and transitioning.

  • Items which are accepted: New or very gently used Winter Coats for men & women,
  • New Bathrobes M-L/ Scarfs, Gloves, Hats, Socks, / Sweat shirts, Sweat pants (L-2XL) / T-shirts
  • New Boxers/Briefs (L-2XL), Bras / Posey Slippers, Sneakers size (8-13) / Belts sizes 30-50
  • Razors and shaving cream, Bar soap, Body wash/Toothbrushes & Toothpaste/Fixodent / Large Fingernail Clippers, Combs.
  • Large Print Puzzle Books, Playing Cards, Art Supplies, Water Colors, Paint Brushes, Sketch Pads,
  • Adult Coloring Books, Building Sets, Models
  • New Magazines, Healthy Wrapped Treats, home baked holiday cookies we can pass out

Thursday, Dec 6th, 6:45 pm (after evening class)
Walking to the headquarters of the Partnership for the Homeless

We are collecting for: Homeless Children’s Holiday Party.
They need NEW CHILDREN’S GIFTS (no violent toys)
Please indicate gender and age range on tag of gift
And most especially GIFT CARDS for older Kids (Barns Noble/Gap/H&M/ Movie cards/Kmart/Target, etc)

Please drop off your items anytime at Honbu and Johshin Honzan and place in collection bins
…And thank you for your Warm Generous Seido Spirit~OSU!