An upcoming API blood drive & bone marrow registration at Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church on July
Two people and a church were awarded in the March 20 Vietnamese Friendship Association’s 2014 benefit dinner at the UW HUB Ballroom.
Woman Leaders in New Ventures WHEN: Friday, September 20, 2013 11:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m. WHERE: New Hong Kong Restaurant, 900 S. Jackson St. #203, Seattle Honorees: Maire Chacon & Lesly Chacon Maud Daudon Sophath Chou Adriana Medina Angela Shen Anjana Shanker Beverly Norris Edna Daigre Kira Bundlie & Lisa Strom Kendee Yamaguchi Purple Tramble Natasha Savage […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Janet Liang, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at the age of 22, turned her struggle into a national movement by blogging and raising awareness about the need for minority donors. Thousands of supporters joined the “Helping Janet” movement, expanding the bone marrow donation registry in an attempt […]
By Katelin Chow Northwest Asian Weekly For Ed Wong, 81, fighting the odds seems bleak, but he’s not fighting for himself. Ever since his son Kirby died in 2000 from complications following heart surgery, Ed has been on a mission to get more Asians to donate blood.
When looking for holiday presents, there are certain criteria that many of us consider. We want the gift to be a perfect representation of our affection for the receiver.
Lakshmi Gaur grew up in Jeypore, in Orissa, India, during the 1950s. Her personality developed during a childhood surrounded by family — aunts, uncles, a grandma, her father, and a sister.
Anh Nguyen Reiss is a 43-year-old Vietnamese immigrant, a mother, and an obstetrician/gynecologist in Houston. She has been looking around the country to find a matching Vietnamese stem cell donor to survive. In 2009, she was diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), a disease of bone marrow cell very similar to acute leukemia.
In the wake of snowy weather, Western Washington’s blood supply has lost 20 percent of its inventory — 1,000 units of blood.
Thanks to trailblazers across the globe, women today are continuing to succeed in spite of hardships. Their success comes through hard work and dedication ó but what is also important is the balance between taking care of oneís self and taking care of others. This is the theme of the next Women of Color Empowered event, to be held at China Harbor Restaurant in Seattle on Friday, Sept. 26, at 11:30 a.m. This is an event honoring women who are accomplished in their fields, who have contributed to local communities of color in both traditional and nontraditional jobs.