• Typhoon Morakot - Care 88 Event
2013 Grant Presentation Ceremony

Attended by almost 4,000 people, SYL Foundation presented $240,000 in health and education grants to 15 Seattle-area nonprofit organizations. The ceremony was held on August 24, 2013 at Bellevue's Meydenbauer Center.

2012 Grant Presentation Ceremony

Attended by over 3,000 people on September 15, 2012, SYL Foundation presented $227,500 in grant funds to fifteen health and education nonprofits.

LLCS 2011 Winter Gala

Vancouver, BC - Lotus Light Charity Society hosted its annual winter gala on December 11, 2011. LLCS and PTT Buddhist Society presented SYL Foundation with a grant of $10,000 to support the Lotus Scholarship program.

Spotlight on 826 Seattle, SYLF Grantee

SYL Foundation grantee, 826 Seattle, a nonprofit writing and tutoring center, won the prestigious 2011 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award. Foundation representatives attended a party in Seattle on Saturday, November 19, 2011, to celebrate.

2011 Grant Presentation Ceremony

At Bellevue\'s Meydenbauer Center on August 27, 2011, Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation presented $226,000 in grants to ten nonprofit organizations working to improve health and education for all.

June 18, 2011 Founder\'s Birthday Celebration

Celebratory events for Living Buddha Lian Sheng\'s birthday were held at Redmond\'s Ling Shen Ching Tze Temple and in North Bend\'s Rainbow Temple. Over 1,000 True Buddha School disciples attended along with special guests including Bellevue City Mayor Dr. Don Davidson, Deputy Mayor Conrad Lee, Director General Daniel Liao and Mrs. Liao, and AAT Television Executives, Steve Cho and Jenny Kung.

Donation to American Red Cross for Japan Disaster Relief

April 2, 2011 - Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation donated $50,000 USD to American Red Cross to assist with its emergency relief work in Japan after the March 11th earthquake and tsunami devastated the country.

Spring Blessing Ceremony - February 5, 2011

Approximately 300 people attended the blessing ceremony in Redmond, Washington. Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation\'s table was enhanced by accessories donated by Bam Bam & Company Limited of Hong Kong. All donors received a thank you gift on the spot!

Holiday 2010

Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation leaders, volunteers and friends celebrated the holidays and talked about the achievements of 2010 while looking forward to new partnerships and projects in 2011.

Australia - October 2010

Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation (SYLF) representatives attended the Kalachakra Ceremony held on October 17, 2010 at the Sydney Darling Harbour Convention Center. SYLF presented a grant award to the Children\'s Hospital at Westmead to help with the hospital\'s efforts to provide quality healthcare to all.

2010 SYLF Grant Presentation Ceremony

September 4, 2010, Meydenbauer Center - In its first official grantmaking year, Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation made $134,000 USD in grants to seven charities, four of which were Healthcare grants and three of which were Education grants.

Founder\'s Items Fundraiser

September 4, 2010 - Living Buddha Lian Sheng donated hundreds of items from his personal collection for Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation\'s fundraiser. With everyone\'s support, the Foundation raised nearly $65,000 USD to further its mission of advancing quality health and education for all.

February 2010 Prayer Ceremony - Taiwan

In the sweltering heat, thousands gathered for the prayer ceremony held at Lei Tsang Temple in Taiwan.

Lotus Light Charity Society - Vancouver, BC

December 2009 - LLCS Vancouver hosts an annual charity holiday party. LLCS, represented by Master Lian Tzi, presented Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation with a grant of $10,000 USD.

Fall 2009 Prayer Ceremony

Thousands gathered at Lynnwood Convention Center for Lei Tsang Temple\'s prayer ceremony. The Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation\'s booth raised funds for victims of Typhoon Morakot.

Typhoon Morakot - Care 88 Event

Typhoon Morakot devastated Taiwan and the Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation stepped forward to help raise much needed funds for disaster relief aid.