Devi Mandir Food Program Mission Statement
This equates to over 10,000 meals a year at an approximate cost of $50,000 annually and the participation of over 50 volunteers.
We operate through the Temple of the Divine Mother non-profit and the costs and budget for the Food Program are kept separate from the other charitable programs at the temple.
Devi Mandir is a 501c(3) Non-Profit organization. IRS tax exemption number 68-0065591. We are listed as the Temple of the Divine Mother, Inc.
This Food Offering Program has been executed since the inception of the Devi Mandir in 1996. For close to 20 years we have offered free food on the weekends to those visiting the Temple. This has been accomplished through the hard work of numerous volunteers as well as loving monetary and in-kind offerings from donators.
The Devi Mandir Family has offered sanctified nutritious meals, so that the recipients get maximum nutrition and benefit from the food eaten. We offer food to everyone who visits, from all walks of life, without discrimination as to race, color, religion, or sexual orientation.
Help Keep the Program Expanding: Donate Now
As our congregation grows, more and more devotees from all over the world flock to the temple. Not only are we increasing the number of local people visiting on the weekends, but also when people come from out of town they typically stay from one to four weeks at a time. Of course, during those times we expand from the weekend food offering to every day of the week.
Donate Your Time
If you are interested in donating your time, please contact us at the email address: email@example.com.
To Donate Online using Paypal
Please indicate your donation is for the Devi Mandir Food Program.
To Donate By Check
Make payable to ‘Devi Mandir’ and indicate the contribution is for the Food Program. Then mail to:
5950 Highway 128
Napa, CA 94558 USA
Phone and Fax 1(707) 966-2802
- To the farmers who grow the food, we offer our gratitude.
- To those who bring the food to the temple, we offer our gratitude.
- To those who chop, peal, cook, and prepare, we offer our gratitude.
- Blessed are those who donate with love to feed others, to you, we offer our gratitude.”
~ Shree Maa and Swamiji