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This site is one of many satellite offices in the Bay Area for the Buddhist organization headquarted in Taiwan.…More Since 1966, the Tzu Chi Foundation has grown into an international community with more than 10 million volunteers who devote their time to community service and outreach (medical, educational and disaster relief). Each volunteer has a mission to help the poor and sick, which inspires love and humanity in both givers and receivers. Giving is about "gratitude, respect and love." This is why Tzu Chi volunteers, with their iconic navy blue polos and white pants, deliver relief supplies and cash aid to disaster survivors with both hands, a bow, and a smile or hug.</p>
<p>For Dharma Master Cheng Yen, founder of Tzu Chi, the goal of the Tzu Chi Foundation is to help the poor and sick with "love, compassion, joy, and giving." </p>
<p>In addition to charity, the Tzu Chi Foundation dedicates itself in the fields of medicine, education, environmental protection and international relief. It has also established one of the world's largest bone marrow donor registries. Many schools and hospitals have been built worldwide through Tzu Chi donations, including a comprehensive education system within Taiwan spanning from kindergarten through university and medical school.</p>
<p>Because Tzu Chi has grown into an international foundation, community services and medical outreach extend beyond each city. Donations collected from all worldwide Tzu Chi locations have been used to provide food and clothing to impoverished nations, to help to clean up ruins and provide relief supplies in disaster areas such as Asia's 2004 tsunami and Hurricane Katrina in America. When there is a need for help, Tzu Chi members respond quickly to solve problems with great compassion and wisdom. The following is the teaching by which they live.</p>