An Asian American family living in Marietta, Ga., has launched a GoFundMe page to help raise money for their elderly father struggling with cancer.
An unfortunate relapse: Ronnie Chin, who recently turned 61, was diagnosed with stage 4 nasopharyngeal cancer in 2017. After receiving radiation and chemotherapy treatments, he became cancer-free for two years until his condition relapsed in July.
A son who lost his mother in the Atlanta-area shootings earlier this week wrote a loving tribute for his mom on GoFundMe, noting her sacrifices as a single parent who dedicated her whole life to provide for him and his brother.
The mass shooting on Tuesday night claimed the lives of eight people, six of them have been identified as Asian women, NextShark earlier reported. As of this writing, only five of the eight victims have been identified by the authorities.
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.
Founders behind media company Asian Boss are reaching out to their viewers and supporters as they are now just “months away from running out of funds.”
Japanese actor and producer Hidetoshi Imura (Hide), best known for his role in the popular sitcom, “The Office,” was hospitalized last Monday from a sudden heart attack.
On the morning of Hide’s first day returning to work after months without it, he experienced chest pains and was quickly admitted to an ICU.
Berkeley, California restaurant Poke Parlor launched an initiative called Adopt a Doc/Nurse to provide nutritious meals to East Bay health care workers and first responders currently risking their lives to save patients suffering from COVID-19.
Walter Mak, one of Poke Parlor’s owners took to Facebook on Tuesday to talk about the initiative and supporting the community. The restaurant offers healthy meat, vegetarian and seafood meal options at $13/meal, with every donated meal going directly to a healthcare worker or first responder in Alameda County. Mak said their goal is to provide meals to a hospital(s) for at least 7 days.
Executive chef and owner of Sunday Bird, Sunday at the Museum, and Sunday Gather, Deuki Hong, shuttered all three of his restaurants amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.
Chef Hong made the difficult decision to close all his establishments by March 21 after San Francisco’s Mayor London Breed announced a stay-at-home order.
Chinatown activist and Chairman of Homecrest Community Services (HCS) Don Lee, is leading an initiative to provide food to homebound Chinese seniors with a team of volunteers and closed Chinese restaurants.
The parents of a University of Illinois visiting scholar from China who was abducted and killed in 2017 are set to give at least $20,000 to the “heroes” who helped authorities capture and convict killer Brendt Allen Christensen.
The amount will reportedly come from the $161,000 raised from over 3,500 people by the GoFundMe campaign set up when the student named Yingying Zhang disappeared on June 2017, reports the Associated Press.
Tanya Nguyen, the 12-week pregnant first-grade teacher who was viciously stabbed during a carjacking in California last week, is finally speaking out.
In a video posted on YouTube on Sunday, Nguyen, who teaches at a Catholic school in Beverly Hills, expressed how grateful she was for all the help, support and love following the attack.
A Thai woman in her 60s was left homeless and heartbroken in Auckland, New Zealand after her Kiwi husband of 18 years allegedly decided to kick her out of the house so he can sell it.
The story was recently revealed on social media by Facebook user Surat Ebata, whose family has given temporary refuge to the mistreated wife.
A former Crawford High School football player is struggling to raise funds for his legal fees after a referee filed a $1 million lawsuit against him and the San Diego Unified School District.
Former football player Jason Srouy set up a GoFundMe page to aid him in his legal battle against John Herlich, a referee who suffered an injury during a game in 2015.