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For the third year running we partnered with Retreat Guru to reach out to centers that hadn’t participated in the Gathering before. We ran a contest to win one free place in the annual Gathering funded through the Omega Scholarship Fund and were delighted to select the following participant;
Michael Burbank, New York, USA
In 2017 we again partnered with Retreat Guru to expand our reach and ran a contest to win one free place in the annual Gathering. This was funded through the HCN Bursary Fund and were delighted to select the following participant;
Rachel Davey, Executive Director of The Haven, BC, Canada, hosted the 2014 Gathering. In her transition from ten years in the ED role she didn’t feel it was appropriate to ask The Haven Board to fund her participation this year, however, still felt called to join us. We were keen to welcome her presence, wisdom and experience and suggested she reach out to one of our committed donors for support. [Read more…]
In 2016 we partnered with Retreat Guru to expand our reach and ran a contest to win one free place in the annual Gathering. This was funded through the HCN Bursary Fund, Retreat Guru and the 2016 host Le Monastere des Augustines and we were delighted to select the following participant;
During the 2016 Centers Gathering hosted by Le Monastère des Augustines, the idea was sown that participants contribute to the bursary fund. Putting thought into action, people were invited to pledge their donations on a flip chart before our completion circle. In just a few hours over CAD$5000 was raised and we thank the following centers and individuals for their generosity; [Read more…]
Our first Gathering in Asia was hosted by the House of I, in Beijing, China and five participants from holistic centers in the UK and USA had their travel expenses covered so they could attend. We’re grateful for our ongoing connection with the Orenda Tribe, the community that surrounds the holistic center, and the generous donations received to support our ongoing work. [Read more…]
During the 2013 Gathering hosted by Esalen last year, we received funding to upgrade and redesign the website and create a stronger online presence. Over the last 12 months we’ve been implementing this project and making steady progress. In advance of the 2014 Gathering hosted by The Haven this coming week, we’re delighted to launch the new site. [Read more…]
Contributions to the Bursary Fund enable people from diverse backgrounds, as well as centers beyond Europe and North America, to participate in the annual Gathering. The greater the participation the richer the experience of mutual learning and support amongst peers – sharing ideas, inspiration and initiatives across cultures and continents. [Read more…]