Tag: Burning Man
David Best Temples exists to construct temples, unaffiliated with any religion, free and open to the public. These installations are throughout the world, in various communities, and particularly in places affected by conflict and natural disaster. The guiding principle is to provide a place to pay respect and offer acceptance.
Burners Without Borders (BWB) coalesced from a spontaneous, collective instinct to meet gaping needs where traditional societal systems were clearly failing post Hurricane Katrina. Since that time, BWB has emerged as a community led, grassroots group that encourages innovative, civic participation that creates positive change locally. Following the 2005 Burning Man event, several participants headed south into the […]
<img class="alignleft" style="margin: 5px; border: 0pt none;" title="Burners Without Borders in Haiti" src="https://rexfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/burnerhaitikidexam2.jpg" alt="chefs and project coordinators" width="196" height="130" />Inspired by the community that springs up every year at Burning Man, Burners Without Borders channels that energy and creativity into solving local problems around the world.
Rex Foundation board member Freddy Hahne talks about how a Rex grant to Burners Without Borders sent ripple effects across the globe.
Rex Foundation provided a grant in November 2009. Burners Without Borders is a service group of individuals who are Burners, a sub-culture like Dead Heads. Instead of attending Grateful Dead shows, or jamband shows, the Burners work year round on the Burning Man project held every summer in Nevada”s Black Rock Desert, 130 miles north […]