Dear community members and friends,
Our religion has an embedded concept of “Ganj-e-Dadar” (Treasury of Dadar Ahuramazda). Our religion teaches us that whatever we possess, be it wealth, knowledge, skills, etc., they all belong to the Treasury of God (Ganj-e-Dadar). We are endowed with these possessions in order to share them with others. We need to judiciously manage this Treasury of God entrusted to us. Happiness comes to those who make others happy!
It gives us great pleasure to announce that ZAC has received our very first Endowment donation from Minoo and Zarin Press for an amount of $50,000. The Endowment is named Putla Dara Press Endowment Fund to perpetuate the loving memory of Minoo’s beloved mother.
This is the largest donation to ZAC since the initial donation from Arbab Rustam Guiv for the construction of the Dar-e-Mehr. We hope that their selfless act of setting up this Endowment fund will motivate others in our community, young and old, to think and plan for their own other Endowment Funds for various causes of their choice to perpetuate fond memories of their beloved ones.
On behalf of the ZAC Board and the entire Chicago community, we are sincerely grateful and thankful to Minoo and Zarin Press for their generous Zoroastrian gesture to support and sustain our ZAC in perpetuity.
Hamāzor Hamā Ashō-bēd! May we all be united in strength and righteousness!
Atha Jamyad Yatha Afrinami! May we achieve what we have prayed for.
~ZAMC Board of Directors