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Temple 2017

Fundraising global stats: 99% left

Amount raised: $1,680

Amount left: $189,720

The Temple is a place of refuge, mourning, and healing. The burn on the final night is a solemn ritual; a cleansing, a rite of passage, a pyre. The Temple is built by and for the community and the power of the Temple comes from the energy, dedication, and devotion of our Burning Man community.    Join us and help continue this tradition of healing.


Help build the Temple with a tax deductible donation!


About this year’s temple:                

Throughout our forests, trees are dying, compromised by a bark beetle which has proliferated due to human interruption of the cycle of forest fires and climate change. These trees, for the most part standing dead and underutilized in the forest, are being harvested and milled for this year’s Temple. Learn more at


Why we are fundraising:

As many of you know, the Temple is partially funded through Black Rock Arts, who is contributing about a third of the funding for the hard costs of the project. The task of raising the remaining funding falls upon our Burning Man community and The Temple Crew, which is 100% volunteer. This is why we are reaching out to enlist help through donations big and small and asking all to help raise awareness by sharing the project.  


Spread the word about the Temple:

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Volunteer to help build the temple -fill out a volunteer form on our website:



Thank you for supporting the Temple!


With Much Love,

The Temple Crew
   Recent Activity
Bonnie Truong donated $40 on 9/12/2017
Thank you, now and always
Misty donated $30 on 9/4/2017
Thank you once again for building the temple. One day I would love to get married there. The sacred place where all the preys connect
Eric Mar donated $20 on 9/3/2017
Never Forget Tom LaPorte [lost tom] and Draven McGill [lost in the Oakland Ghost Ship Fire], student at Ruth Asawa SF School of the Arts
Alfredo Aparicio donated $20 on 8/26/2017
Alaska (Recycle Camp) donated $50 on 5/21/2017
Lots to post on the Temple this year
Camp Hope donated $100 on 5/14/2017
Gorgeous!! Cannot wait to see it!!
Om Skillet donated $300 on 5/10/2017
Mamasaurus donated $1000 on 5/10/2017
Anastasia, John, and Steve - Thank you for building a place of beauty and healing. Mama loves you.
Quickdraw donated $100 on 5/4/2017
Captain donated $20 on 5/2/2017
Can't wait to get home and work on/in Temple 2017!