AACI Joins the Global #GivingTuesday 2017 Movement!
November 16, 2017
AACI has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick ..Read More
AACI Raises Over $240,000 During Better Together
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AACI RAISES OVER $240,000 DURING BETTER TOGETHER SAN JOSE, CA – Thanks to the compassion and generosity of more than 350 participants and volunteers, Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI)’s annual fundraiser Better Together raised over $240,000 to support health and wellness services in our community. All proceeds of the event, which ..Read More
Are you a survivor of domestic violence, human trafficking or sexual assault? Take our Client Feedback Survey!
September 14, 2017
Client Feedback Survey Are you a survivor of domestic violence, human trafficking or sexual assault? AACI and the Police and Victim Advocacy Committee (PVAC) would like to hear from you. If possible, please take a few moments of your time to tell us about your experience when accessing services through criminal justice agencies in ..Read More
AACI to Host Better Together 2017, a Gala Honoring the Dreams of Youth, to be held October 7th at the Computer History Museum
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 7, 2017 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Edwin Tan, Director of Advocacy & Development Edwin.Tan@aaci.org (408) 975-2319 AACI ANNUAL FUNDRAISER BETTER TOGETHER 2017 AACI to Host a Gala Honoring the Dreams of Youth, to be held October 7th at the Computer History Museum SAN JOSE, CA – Asian Americans for Community Involvement ..Read More
Thanks for Sweating with #TeamAACI at Sevathon!
July 14, 2017
On Sunday, July 9, #TeamAACI participated for the first time in ICC Sevathon with a team of 62 runners and manned an AACI water station to hydrate individuals running for the many causes Sevathon supported! Thank you to everyone who registered to walk and run at Sevathon, helped to fundraise, or volunteered! Because of you, we raised ..Read More
AACI to Participate in #GivingTuesday2016
November 3, 2016
AACI will participate in #GivingTuesday2016, a global day of giving that encourages philanthropy and celebrates generosity worldwide. #GivingTuesday is taking place on 11/29 this year, just after Thanksgiving, and the Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping events, to kick-off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate in improving their local communities and to give back in impactful ways ..Read More
AACI Employees Wear Pink & Purple to Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October 10, 2016
Both Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) and Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) are observed in October. One in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. The best protection is early detection. AACI employees are showing their support and spreading the word about breast cancer by wearing pink, the color that symbolizes breast cancer, ..Read More
Better Together PSA on NBC Bay Area
August 24, 2016
Many thanks to our Media Sponsor, NBC Bay Area, for putting together this PSA for AACI’s Annual Fundraiser: Better Together. For more information regarding Better Together 2016 or to purchase tickets, please visit our Better Together page.
AACI to hold first Health & Wellness Fair on June 30, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2016 Contact: Amandine Aubin, Marketing & Communications Associate (408) 975-2730 X 313 | email@example.com [San Jose, CA] Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) is hosting its first Summer Health & Wellness Fair on June 30, 2016 at its main office: 2400 Moorpark Ave., San Jose, CA 95128. The fair, ..Read More
Edwin Tan Joins AACI as Director of Advocacy
June 9, 2016
AACI is excited to announce that Edwin Tan has joined AACI as our Director of Advocacy. Edwin has a breadth of experience and is highly accomplished with numerous publications and demonstrated ability to advocate for causes on behalf of immigrant and low income communities. Edwin has served in many roles related to the behavioral health ..Read More
AACI to participate in SV Gives 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2016 Contact: Amandine Aubin, Marketing & Communications Associate (408) 975-2730 X 313 | firstname.lastname@example.org [San Jose, CA] Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) is excited to announce that it will be participating in Silicon Valley Gives (SV Gives) 2016, a 24-hour online fundraising effort, hosted by Silicon Valley Community Foundation ..Read More
AACI Receives $956,243 Federal Funding Award for Health Care Services
AACI Receives $956,243 Federal Funding Award for Health Care Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [San Jose, CA] Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI), a non-profit organization based in San Jose, has received a three-year federal award to provide health care services. On February 9, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health ..Read More
AACI’s LEAD Program Extending Application for Those Qualified for Scholarship
[San Jose, CA] On January 20, 2016 Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI)’s Leaders for Education, Advocacy, and Democracy (LEAD) was awarded $10,000 for LEAD financial aid scholarships from the 50 Fund, the Legacy Fund of the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee. LEAD will now be able to provide additional students ..Read More
LEAD Scholarships and Applications
February 2, 2016
“I learned how important it is to have your own opinion on an issue, because that’s the first step you will have voice in the society.” (LEAD student 2015) We’re excited to announce that the Leaders for Education, Advocacy and Democracy (LEAD) will be offering TEN FULL SCHOLARSHIPS (ten – $1,000.00) towards our program for ..Read More
We are Better Together
October 14, 2015
Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) brought over 450 guests to celebrate being “Better Together” at its 2015 fundraiser on October 10th in Santa Clara. The event brought in over $300,000 to support health and wellness programs.
Festivities included dancers who roused the crowd to bhangra and bollywood jams and an exciting live auction. The guests watched an AACI video featuring high school youth from the organization’s LEAD program (Leaders for Education, Advocacy and Democracy) who bravely talked about their experience with depression and how they continue to persevere. The powerful video, You Matter Too, brought the crowd to its feet to thank the youth for sharing their stories.
We are honored to serve alongside many great supporters. The accomplishments of our honorees Dr. Jerry Hiura, Chi Am Circle, and Kim Delevett also inspire us to keep serving the community!
We are thankful for the generosity of our Honorary Council, Board of Directors, staff, amazing volunteers – and of course everyone who attended this year’s Better Together fundraiser!
AACI also thanks the talents of Mike Inouye, Dance Identity, auctioneer Chris Leach, harpist Naomi Sun, sax player Bob LoPresto, Breaking Sky Productions, and the incredible balloon character/animal making talents of Andrew Pon. Any inquiries about these artists can be sent to email@example.com.
And as always, thank you to ALL of our sponsors!
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