Celebrating the Sikh Festivals at Dasmesh Darbar

Celebrating the Sikh Festivals at Dasmesh Darbar

The Sikh temple Dasmesh Darbar in Salem Oregon is a joyous place for all community members to gather. At Dasmesh Darbar, Bahadur Singh facilitates the cooperative environment of Sikhism where many weekly and monthly events bring people together. Sikhism is one of the...

Is the Way We Think About Charity Wrong?

When people have enough money to live comfortably, they usually feel ready to give back. Money is great to getting folks to a place of contentment. But at a certain point, there comes a craving to do good. People want afford others who may be less fortunate with the...

How to Plan a Successful Charity Event

Planning a successful charity event can be a fulfilling project for anyone! Especially for those with strong community ties, it’s a powerful way to educate people about a cause and raise money toward real change. Here is a basic guide for even an amateur...

Walking for Charity

Walking for a cause is not a new technique in the philanthropy world.  Have you heard of Relay for Life, the annual overnight walk for cancer, organized in communities throughout the country?  Or perhaps you’re familiar with New York City’s annual Breast...

5 Inspiring Philanthropy Quotes

When philanthropy becomes a habit, it sometimes becomes too normal. We forget why we started giving back in the first place. In order to keep the integrity of your charity, sometimes you need to check in with yourself and find inspiration. This is important both for...

Khalsa Aid: A Sikh Philanthropy Organization

“Recognize all of the human race as one.” – Guru Gobind Singh Ji When we experience traumatic events from natural disasters and warfare, we all feel the effects together. Khalsa Aid began in 1999 as a response from a community of Sikhs in the UK to the refugees...