Asian American Federation Holds Awards Gala
New York, NY –The Asian American Federation celebrated 23 years of serving and helping Asian American communities in need at its annual Spirit of Asian America Gala last May 3. Venue was the legendary Pierre Hotel.
“The Spirit of Asian America Gala gives us the opportunity to celebrate with special partners, supporters and friends who share an interest in improving the lives of others in need,” organizers said.
“Funds raised will directly support the Federation’s work to serve our 43 member agencies and our Asian American communities in New York City,” they added.
As a highlight of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Federation honored four outstanding individuals who have made a direct impact in our communities through their professional leadership, philanthropic endeavors and/or creative ingenuity.
They were: David L. Cohen, Executive Vice President, Comcast Corporation; SungEun Han-Andersen, President, The G. Chris Andersen Family Foundation; Khee Lee, Head of Agency Business Development, Google New York; and Anderson Cooper, Host & Executive Producer, “Anderson”, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.
The Asian American Federation works to advance the civic voice and well-being of Asian Americans. It collaboratively “fosters philanthropy in the community, undertakes research to inform policies, and provides support to community service organizations.” For more information, please visit www.aafederation.org.