Philippines Flood Relief

After recent flooding in Southern Philippines more than 1,000 persons died or are missing and 300,000 have had to flee to shelters after their homes and villages were washed away. AMURT Philippines has several teams in the area assisting the affected communities. Read more

AMURT Gift Catalog | Gifts from the Heart

This gift program enables you to share your holiday gifts with other less fortunate people around the world, making a permanent difference in the lives of those who are truly needy.  The gifts are small but integral parts of our projects, including items such as maternity kits for village midwives in Burkina Faso and Nigeria, small business loans for women in the Philippines, and fruit trees and urban gardens for families in Haiti.

You can donate items in your name or give on behalf of another, who will receive a card in the mail. When adding an item to your cart you can designate the recipient and have the option to include your own personal message.

Tax exemption

Donations to AMURT are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law in certain countries.  In USA AMURT is a 501(c)3 organization with the Federal TAX ID number 23-7164834.  If you wish to make a donation by bank wire transfer to the USA, please contact our Rockville office on the address above (under check donations). Some other countries like UK may also offer you tax deductions. See the full country website list on the our Contact Page.

NC Prisoners Find Balance with Yoga

For almost ten years, Ananda Marga volunteer Steven Landau has run a weekly yoga program at Wake Correctional Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. The voluntary two hour class includes Ananda Marga instruction on yoga postures, philosophy, kirtan, and meditation. Once a month, the prisoners are even treated to a vegetarian meal. Many participants have responded positively to the classes, reporting less aggression and higher levels of relaxation and physical well being. Read more

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