International Community Health Services (ICHS) will honor Sam Wan, former CEO of Kin On Health Care Center, and the Seattle Chinatown-International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda), a longtime nonprofit partner, with the Bamboo Award for Health at its Bloom Gala on April 27. ICHS Foundation Executive Director Ron Chew said Wan and SCIDpda “exemplify […]
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SEATTLE – After 32 years of leadership and dedication, Kin On CEO Sam Wan is set to retire on Dec. 31, 2017, according to the organization’s Aug. 15 news release. Wan said, “Kin On has been a huge part of my life. It’s hard to believe that it has been over 30 years since we […]
As part of the expansion project to transform into an aging-friendly campus, Kin On revealed its new 2,600-square-foot community center on Oct. 15. The center serves as the new home of the Kin On Healthy Living Program, which helps enable Asian American adults, aged 50 and older, to stay physically fit, mentally sharp, and socially […]
The 2014 Bertha Tsuchiya Volunteer of the Year Award was presented to long time supporter and dedicated volunteers, Larry Luke and Raymond Leong. The Kin On Golf Tournament Planning Committee was awarded the group volunteer award in recognition of their support in raising nearly $400K for Kin On over the last 14 years.
What do you wish you would have known when you were in your 20s? “1. Don’t be afraid to start a business at a young age. 2. Surround yourself with people you aspire to be. 3. Never take your health for granted. 4. Always do what is right over what is easy. 5. Marry well. […]
Kin On hosted their second annual Karaoke Fundraiser on May 19 at China Harbor Restaurant, raising proceeds towards the expansion and renovation of the organization’s properties.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The suspense ended at the Seattle Chinese Post (SCP)’s 30th anniversary dinner on April 22 at the House of Hong
The Kin On Health Care Center and Community Care Network raised nearly $100,000 at their “Celebrating the Silver Striving for Gold” Auction Dinner.
“In Asian culture, nobody will disagree with you if you want to take care of the elders,” said Sam Wan, chief executive officer and a founding member of Kin On,