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No bail for Las Vegas man accused of shooting Chinatown restaurant worker 11 times

The man accused of shooting a Chinese restaurant worker in Las Vegas’ Chinatown will remain behind bars after a judge ordered him held without bail on Tuesday.

The incident: Rashawn Gaston-Anderson, 23, allegedly shot Chengyan Wang at Shanghai Taste restaurant in the 4200 block of Spring Mountain Road around 3 a.m. on Dec. 20. Surveillance video showed him wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and breaking into the business after trying multiple back doors, leading staff to take the matter as an attempted burglary.

Filipino family who went viral for their kindness seek support for their daughter’s rare condition

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A viral TikTok video of a Filipino family offering their kindness warmed hearts. Now, the GoFundMe page for their daughter Sophia, who struggles with cerebral palsy and a rare brain condition, has started gaining more donations.

The viral TikTok: Isaish Garza, who has more than 7 million followers on TikTok, tested the Garado family’s kindness by asking them to buy his lunch after claiming he lost his wallet. When the parents agreed and handed him $20, he surprised them by rewarding them $500 to celebrate their kindness.

9-year-old girl runs lemonade stands to buy books with POC characters and authors for libraries

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A 9-year-old elementary student in Provo, Utah is doing her part in preventing racism by making school libraries more inclusive.

Spark of kindness: Emi Kim, a fourth grade Westridge Elementary School student, wanted to help people of different cultures better understand each other by introducing diverse books to her school library, reported Good Morning America

Creatives 4 Systemic Change, APOC Host Virtual Designer Fundraiser to Fight Anti-Asian Hate


Creatives 4 Systemic Change (C4SC) and APOC are hosting a virtual fundraiser showcasing designers, artists and creatives to raise funds for charities benefitting the Asian community. 

Event details: The fundraiser will be volunteer-led, and every dollar raised will be donated to charity. The event will run from June 20-July 4 on the C4SC website featuring over 60 designers, according to AnOther

GoFundMe Launches Hub for AAPI Fundraising Campaigns to #StopAsianHate


GoFundMe has launched a hub containing all fundraising campaigns dedicated to helping the AAPI community as part of its #StopAsianHate initiative.

About 100 personalities from the entertainment and fashion industries like Phillip Lim, Eva Chen, and Prabal Gurung showed their support to end the violence against the AAPI community and help the victims of hate, according to WWD.

‘Night Market Remix’ Virtual Event to Support Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC

NextShark, in partnership with Admerasia, Asian Mentoring Committee and International Secret Agents, is proud to announce a special virtual event to raise funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City.

The Night Market Remix virtual event will showcase the talents of music artist AJ Rafael, YouTuber Steven Lim, magician Kevin Li, chef Esther Choi, singer Priska, rap duo Year of the Ox, rapper and activist Jason Chu, rapper Ruby Ibarra, and EDM DJ and violinist Yut.

Woman’s ‘Joke’ She Would Marry for Cash Raises $125,000 to Save Sister With Leukemia

A devoted woman from China managed to exceed expected funds required for her younger sister’s leukemia treatment after she jokingly told the media that she would get married to help her pay the hospital bill.

Cui Qiao set a fundraising target of 500,000 yuan ($78,000) for her 14-year-old sister Cui Xiao’s cancer treatment with the help of the teenager’s school in Wuyi County in eastern China’s Zhejiang Province, according to The Paper.