Support VEI and make a difference.
Become a member today!

Every membership dollar helps the Vegetarian Educational Institute maintain its high quality programs and services. Memberships provide crucial funding for our summer camps and other educational projects. By becoming a member today, you will join us in supporting the macrobiotic education of our community.

 

Levels of Annual Support:

Community Member  $19

  • Access to a member-only area on website.
  • Acknowledgement in our newsletter.
  • Periodic digital updates and newsletters.

Supporting Member  $49  

Receive all of the above, plus:

  • Invitations to participate in special members-only events and offers, like first access to boat rides and beach toys;
  • Be one of the first to receive early notice about special pricing and future events. 

Patron  $99 

Receive all the above, plus:

  • A free Happy Healthy Retreats tee shirt.

Benefactor  $249  

Receive all the above, plus:

  • 10% discounts at camp store;
  • 10% discount at camp with practitioners.

Inner Campfire Circle  $500 

Receive all of the above, plus:

  • 5% camp discount 
  • Free HHR jacket 
  • $100 discount on a session with a practitioner at camp

Infinity Club  $1000+  

Receive all of the above, plus:

  • 10% discount for camp
  • Our infinite gratitude

Family Membership 

Choose a membership plan from above and

  • Second member is 50%
  • Additional members are 25% each

 

Donate To the vegetarian educational institute

Basic membership is free.

Receive news and updates, access our "members only" area and join in our community supporting a vegetarian way of life.


Support the "Pay it Forward Scholarship Fund"

Now that you've experienced health and happiness and tasted the sweet bliss of macrobiotics, share the love with those who could use a little help from friends. The Vegetarian Educational Institute wants to engage people who would otherwise not have an opportunity to learn about – and experience – the benefits of a macrobiotic/vegan lifestyle.

Please contribute to our Scholarship Fund and know that your dollars will go a long way to help someone learn how to live a healthier lifestyle.


Bequests: To Infinity and Beyond

A charitable bequest is one of the easiest ways you can leave a lasting impact on the Vegetarian Educational Institute.

A bequest may be made in your will or trust directing a gift to VEI.

Benefits of Your Bequest:
- Receive estate tax charitable deduction.
- Lessen the burden of taxes on your family.
- Leave a lasting legacy.

For more information about planned gifts, please contact your financial advisor or Sean Braniff, Managing Director, VEI.

The Vegetarian is in the process of applying for non-profit 501.c.3 status.
If and when approved, contributions will be tax-deductible.

Vegetarian Educational Institute
P.O. Box 150402
San Rafael, CA 94915
415.226.9677

 
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Scholarships for Summer Camp 2017

Thanks to the generosity of many happy VEI campers, we are able to offer a number of scholarships. It's super easy to participate. Just review the categories, decide which one fits you and follow the simple instructions. Every scholarship will be distributed and you could be one of the recipients. The intent of the donors is to introduce new people to the Happy Healthy Retreats experience.

As a positive and growing community we welcome new friends who share our interests in healthy living, thoughtful actions and peaceful lives.

If you would like support the scholarship program, click on Donate button below to make a donation. We appreciate your generosity.

Donate To the VEI Scholarship Fund

Macrobiotic Family Scholarship

A scholarship grants up to $500 per adult (up to two) and up to $250 per child is available to any family with at least one child between the ages of 4 and 12. Applicants must apply by the deadline with an essay of up to 500 words. Preference is given to first-time campers.

To apply by e-mail:  info@HappyHealthyRetreats.com
by February 1, 2017 with your name, ages of children and contact information along with an up to 500-word essay on what macrobiotics means to you, your vision for macrobiotics and the reasons why you would like to receive this scholarship.

Or Mail Information & Questions to:
Vegetarian Educational Institute
P.O. Box 150402
San Rafael, CA  94915

The scholarship committee will decide by April 1st, 2017.


Macrobiotic Path Scholarship

Three scholarship grants up to $500 each are available to any person interested in studying macrobiotic theory and/or cooking. Applicants must apply by the deadline with an essay of up to 500 words. Preference is given to first-time campers and to persons under 36 years of age.

To apply e-mail:  info@HappyHealthyRetreats.com
by February 1, 2017 with your name, age and contact information along with an up to 500-word essay on what macrobiotics means to you, your vision for macrobiotics and the reasons why you would like to receive this scholarship.

Or Mail Information & Questions to:
Vegetarian Educational Institute
P.O. Box 150402
San Rafael, CA  94915

The scholarship committee will decide by April 1st, 2017.