Seattle First Hill Lions Club held its annual pancake breakfast fundraiser in February to benefit the Keiro and Kin On nursing homes and Kawabe Memorial House. The event also raised $2,400 for the George Tsutakawa Fountain repair and maintenance project at Seattle Central College.
Ed Wong notes disparity in Asian blood donation
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.
Race for Life to benefit Kin On
Race For Your Life is a human powered watercraft race series, consisting of four challenging distance (6-16 miles) race. One of the races is called The New Year’s Challenge, which will take place on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 11am. Compete against outrigger canoes, surf skis, kayaks, standup paddle boards and many other human powered crafts. […]
Support Kin On and get healthy through sports
Kin On will be holding its 4th Annual Kin On Sports Tournament in June and July, which gives an opportunity for the community to get involved and stay active
Vietnamese doctor in dire need of more Asian bone marrow donors
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.