Shirdi Sai Parivaar is a non-profit organization with 501(C)(3) status. All the donations to Shirdi Sai Parivaar are tax deductible  Tax ID # 20-1881480. 

Donation can be done in the following ways:

  • Sandwich Seva Program (Sandwiches provided to homeless shelters)
  • Thursday Weekly Prasadam Seva for devotees
  • Special Event Prasadam for devotees on New Year, Ramnavami, Temple Anniversary, Guru Poornima, Mahasamadhi
  • Event on other date
  • Supplies such as Basmati Rice, Soma Masoori Rice, Oil, Sugar etc

You can make an online payment through our secure Paypal or SSP Merchant account.


General Guidelines:
1. Here are some approximations for various sevas:
a. $211 to make 150 sandwich packs for the Sandwich Seva Program
b. $55 to serve prasadam for 100 devotees during Thursday Annadanam
c. $250 to serve a meal on special event day for 100 devotees
2. If you are donating by cash, please put the form and cash together in an envelope and drop it off in the drop-off box.
3. If you want to donate supplies, the suggested supplies are Rice Bags, Urad Dal, Toor Dal, Wheat Flour, Sooji, Cooking Oil
4. All the donations to Shirdi Sai Parivaar are tax deductible.
5. Please give us a lead time of at least a week if you are looking to donate for a program on a specific day. Please include the desired date with some alternate dates in “Additional comments” section of the form.
6. Please contact us online or by email at [email protected] or call us at 408-909-1221 with additional questions.

Sandwich Seva Program ( Sandwiches provided to Homeless Shelter)

Shirdi Sai Parivaar prepares 108 nutritious lunch sandwiches and delivers it to a Family Housing Shelter Inc, San Jose on the above published dates. SSP prepares the sandwhiches from 6:30 PM onwards. This program is primarily for the youth of SSP (ages above 5 only). This selfless service is done on behalf of the entire Sai Parivaar family and we request devotees & volunteers NOT to bring any food items for this program.

Flowers/Garland Donations

General Guidelines:
– Donated amount will be used for preparing Baba’s and Lord Ganesh’s garlands.
– Flowers order is placed every week by the religious team and the flowers are procured to prepare garlands by volunteers every Wednesday in the temple.
– We encourage devotees to donate garlands/ flowers. Currently we do not have a sign up sheet for specific days/Murthy’s. Any amount is appreciated.
– You may write a check, drop cash in an enclosed envelope Titled “For garlands” or pay online mentioning either flowers/ garlands in the memo.
– If you are interested in joining the garlands team to volunteer for the garland making process, kindly email garlands coordinators:[email protected]

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