Your donation supports the services and programs at the Buddhist Church of Oakland (BCO). Thank You for your support.
For Online Donations, please follow these easy steps to help us track your donation.
1. SELECT A BUTTON: Choose the appropriate donation button. Choose the “Donate to BCO” button if you are unsure.
2. SELECT $ AMOUNT: Choose a preset donation amount or enter a personal donation $ amount.
3. DESIGNATE YOUR DONATION: Click on “(Optional) Use this donation for” (This option not available on all buttons)
4. SELECT PAYMENT OPTIONS: Donate with “PayPal” or “Debit/Credit Card”
5. WRITE A NOTE /ADD A NOTE to tell us if your dedicating this donation to a family member or friend. BEFORE clicking the “DONATE NOW” button, use the “Write a note (Optional)/Add a note” field to enter the name of the person, family, or event you would like to honor.
6. CLICK “DONATE NOW” to complete your transaction.
Online Donation Buttons
Hatsubon Service Donation
This special family service is held for people who have passed away since the last Obon. Hatsubon service is held before the regular service on Sunday following Obon.
General Donations to BCO
Special Service Donations
Ohigan (Spring / Fall) Service
Gotan-E (Fujimatsuri) Service
New Year’s Service
(Please Select one Service under (Optional) in PayPal)
(Please “Note” the Person/Family Designation on Your Donation)
Sunday Dharma Service Donations
BCO Dharma School and/or
Designated Special Causes/Groups
FAQ – About Online Donations / PayPal Donations
Donations by Check:
Make checks payable to: “Buddhist Church of Oakland”
Buddhist Church of Oakland
825 Jackson St
Oakland CA 94607
Donation Designation: Please either note on the check or attach a note if you have a designation for your donation (Special Services, “In Memory of…”, etc).
Donations of Tangible Goods
BCO is looking for donations of gift cards, sell-able products, usable office supplies, kitchen supplies, food goods, or other items. Please contact the Church Office before mailing or dropping off any tangible goods you may have to donate. Contact Information
Please contact the Church Office if you are interest in creating Legacy Endowment, and/or making a Special Gift to BCO. Contact Information
Amazon Smile Donations
Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchases if you designate Buddhist Church of Oakland on your Amazon Smile account. Go to Smile.Amazon.com and follow the directions to designate the Buddhist Church of Oakland as your charity.
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