Dana list

Many lay supporters ask what the monastery’s specific needs are, so they can offer requisites to the Amaravati community. The list below indicates the items needed by the community and is updated regularly. Should you wish to check on what items are most needed at any particular time, you can also contact Amaravati by email, using the form on the contact page. Also, please see the map at the bottom of this page indicating the ‘dana drop-off’ area.

Thank you for your kind support,
Amaravati Sangha

Dana List (Updated on Tuesday 28 November 2023)


  • Eggs
  • Fresh fruit
  • Fresh vegetables
  • Soya milk
  • oil for salads


  • Matchsticks (regular size)
  • Toilet paper
  • kitchen roll


  • Stamps (£1 and above)

Thank you, but we have plenty of:


  • Black and green tea
  • Instant coffee
  • Sugar
  • baking powder
  • flour
  • ginger
  • porridge oats
  • vegetable oil


  • Bleach
  • Shaving cream
  • Toothbrushes


  • Paracetamol/Panadol

Please note that in an effort to support environmental concerns we would like to ask monastery supporters not to bring bottled water.

The sangha appreciates your generous intentions but for food safety reasons please do not donate raw meat or raw fish to the kitchen.

Where to bring offerings?

Please see the “Drop-off Dana & Delivery” on the top-left.

Supporting Amaravati’s Retreat Centre
Please see the support section of the Retreat Centre.