Sarah Tran has been appointed Executive Director of the Nonprofit Assistance Center (NAC), which provides culturally responsive capacity building services to strengthen immigrant, refugee, and communities of color in the Puget Sound area. Previously, Sarah served as the Deputy Director of the Vietnamese Friendship Association where she provided key leadership on fundraising strategies and initiatives, […]
Hong appointed Director of VFA
James Hong has been appointed as Executive Director of the Vietnamese Friendship Association. Hong has been with VFA for five years. In his recognition letter, he stated: “As an organization committed to social justice and equity, our work focuses on guarding our most priceless treasure – our culture, language and heritage – so that current […]
Vietnamese Friendship Association honors three students
Ubah’s family came here as refugees from Somalia, not knowing a single word of English. She recently recalled how overwhelming it was when she first entered school here. She didn’t even know how to read which bathroom to use and had to wait for someone to stop and help her. She is now a senior […]
Vietnamese Friendship Association welcomes interim director
Carmen D’Arcangelo is the Vietnamese Friendship Association’s (VFA) interim director. D’Arcangelo comes from a background of
Choose May 6 to give big
The Seattle Foundation hosts a one-day, online charitable giving event in which it will add a prorated portion to any donation given to one of the participating nonprofits on its website: www.seattlefoundation.org. You can donate between midnight and midnight on Tuesday, May 6.
VFA honors 2 people, 1 church
Two people and a church were awarded in the March 20 Vietnamese Friendship Association’s 2014 benefit dinner at the UW HUB Ballroom.
Vietnamese Friendship Association host fifth annual Benefit Dinner
The Vietnamese Friendship Association (VFA) hosted their fifth annual Benefit Dinner on April 20 at the Garfield Community Center, raising operating funds and honoring community leaders for their accomplishments.
South Seattle coalition holds forum demanding equity in construction jobs
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly When it comes to jobs, South Seattle is left out, according to GotGreen and the Construction Jobs Equity Association, a South Seattle coalition of community organizations.
Legacy House receives donation from CenturyLink
Legacy House, the SCIDpda program designed to provide culturally appropriate care and housing for low-income community seniors, received a check in the amount of $500 from CenturyLink’s Pacific Asian American Network (PAAN) on Thursday, Dec. 13 to help support programs for low income senior citizen residents.
Vietnamese Friendship Association celebrates fourth annual benefit dinner
The Vietnamese Friendship Association (VFA) celebrated its fourth annual benefit dinner on June 8 at Tea Palace Restaurant in Renton. The dinner raised $55,000, meeting the organization’s fundraising goals for the event and exceeding the goals from last year. The dinner drew about 380 guests. VFA Saturday English School and summer youth program volunteer Ky […]