Every year Ratha-yātrā is made possible by your generous donations. ISKCON Berkeley is a registered as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, non-profit organization. It is a registered in the name of ‘International Society for Krishna Consciousness of the Bay Area Inc.’ as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity with EIN #94-2376368. All contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent allowable by law.
The annual Ratha-yātrā Festival has a working budget of over $70,000 which covers permit fees for the Golden Gate Park, the Fire Department and the Police Department, setting up of three chariots, rental of tents, stage for cultural performances, stoves, chairs, and sound system; groceries for food, propane gas cylinders; truck rentals; flowers to decoration, and much more.
All members of the festival team are volunteers and they donate their time out of devotion to Srila Prabhupada and Lord Chaitanya, and Lord Jagannātha.
If you are unable to attend the festival and wish to make a donation to help support Ratha-yātrā, your generous donation of any amount is greatly appreciated. Donations can be made by check, money order, or through the PayPal link. If you would like to contribute through advertising or sponsorship, please contact through firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your support.
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