Please join fellow TAP-Chicago volunteers and lend a helping hand/paw to man’s best friends as we walk dogs from the Chicago Canine Rescue! The shelter is a 5 minute walk from the Forest Glen Woods preserve, so this is a great opportunity to get exercise and fresh spring air while giving back to the community.
Chicago Canine Rescue was founded in 2001 to help find permanent homes for dogs considered too young, old, ill, or have special needs that would otherwise be euthanized at local shelters. There are currently 80 or so dogs at the Rescue that would love to your attention and care!
Free parking is available in their parking lot.
1. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age. Photo ID is required!
2. Once you have committed to the event, you will received a Chicago Canine Rescue’s volunteer waiver form that needs to be filled out prior to the day of the event.
3. All volunteers MUST arrive on time at 10:00am for mandatory orientation and dog handling instructions
4. You MUST register via Eventbrite link below to secure your spot as SPACE IS LIMITED:
Lunar Ball is coming soon! Join us for a Launch Party on Thursday, February 11th as the planning team, community partners, and beneficiaries celebrate the progress we’ve made and look forward to the big event on March 12th!
Attendees will get a sneak peak into Lunar Ball 2016 highlights and have the opportunity to network with community partner members including AACN, Advancing Justice, APALSA, Asquared, CFAA, CMAA, HallyuCon, Hanul Family Alliance, Harvard Club, KACC, Kollaboration, NU-A5, Project: Vision, Social Quarters, TAP-Chicago, TJCCC and UIAAAN!
Trophy Room is one of Chicagolands premier sports bar and is located in the heart of River North! In addition to drink specials and great networking, Launch Party attendees have the chance to win a Lunar Ball VIP ticket and buy tickets at a special price.
Register on Eventbrite by Tuesday, February 9th for free entry, $5 afterward and at the door.
Fabio Hsu Fabio@TapChicago.org
Ethan Hou – Ethan@TapChicago.org
Limited street parking, CTA Chicago Brown/Purple Line or Grand Red Line Stop, many buses.
More about Lunar Ball:
Lunar Ball is Chicagoland’s biggest Asian American gala and fundraiser. Join 600+ of Chicago’s most accomplished and Asian American professionals and friends from over 30 community organizations at the Chicago History Museum for an evening of fun, food, and dancing! The event will include tastings from some of Chicago’s top restaurants, adult beverages all night, cultural performances, DJ, dancing, and an exciting raffle and silent auction. Come join us to have fun, celebrate the year of the Monkey, and support community charities!
Come make a difference in the lives of the homeless by joining other TAP members at Pacific Garden Mission on Jan 9th! Pacific Garden Mission is one of the oldest, continuously operating rescue mission in the country. We’ll be assisting with general housekeeping in the morning and with meal services during the afternoon. The general schedule is as follows:
9AM-11:20AM: Group 1 volunteer shift
Volunteers in this shift will help with general housekeeping.
11:20AM-2PM: Group 2 volunteer shift
Volunteers in this shift will help with meal services.
Please sign up in the following google sheet. We would like to have at minimum of 10 people and a maximum of 15 people per shift. And you’re welcome to sign up for two shifts as well!
Location: 1458 South Canal Street, Chicago IL 60607
Questions? Call or email:
Julia Cao | firstname.lastname@example.org
Dana Yu | email@example.com
Run a 5K to build a better community! The Chicago Chinatown 5K & Youth Run is a fast course that runs through the heart of Chicago Chinatown. The Chinatown 5K partners with not-for-profit organizations to help raise funds for their various programs. For the 2nd straight year, TAP-Chicago is running and raising funds that support Project Vision as well as the TAP Dragon Boat Team.
The cost of the race is $38, you get an awesome Team PV t-shirt, and snacks will be provided. To register and run the race with the TAP-Chicago Team, please RSVP and pay through the Eventbrite link:
If you would like to help with the fundraising cause and be a PLEDGE RUNNER or simply just want to donate to the cause, please visit:
To learn more about TAP-Chicago: http://tapchicago.org
Project: VISION is a nonprofit youth center that serves underprivileged students in grades 6-12 through free after-school programs including tutoring, college application help, English Language Learner classes, service learning opportunities, internships, and more. Project: VISION prides itself on keeping youth successfully engaged in their academic careers while also fostering confidence, building character, and encouraging community involvement. Join the TAP-Chicago team supporting Project: VISION and make a difference for community youth! Funds raised through the Chinatown 5K will to allow them to expand enrollment in their After School Homework Tutoring Program
To learn more about Project Vision: http://www.projectvisionchicago.org
To learn more about the Chinatown 5K: http://www.chinatown5k.com
Grant Wu – firstname.lastname@example.org
Fabio Hsu – email@example.com
This is our city, our future. Impact starts with us, and it starts with action. Join TAP-Chicago as we participate in the Discover Cares Team for the Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon, the city’s largest single day of service.
On June 27, 2015, we’ll join 5,000 other volunteers to make a sizeable impact in every corner of the city. We’ll enhance schools and plant gardens. We’ll spruce up playgrounds and foster community. More than this, we’ll see all that’s possible when we roll up our sleeves and work together to transform our community.
DEADLINE to sign up is June 18!
Participation is FREE when you sign up for the Discover Cares team. To sign up, go to https://chicagocares.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=register.start&eventID=613
Select “Sponsor Volunteer,” “Join a Team,” and search for “Discover Cares APAD”. Then be input code “22SPSAT” at checkout to waive the fee.
After the project work, in addition to the general event party, Discover will provide a catered dinner by Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ as a thank you for helping our community.
After signing up, let us know you’re coming: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/12WM3FS4SxeCrkzLbJB7HstWyCUOJkl22nEiGvZV6pYE/viewform
Provide your T-Shirt size when you sign up to receive a free Discover Volunteers t-shirt, which will also be your ticket in to Discover’s part of the after party.
7:30 A.M. – 8:30 A.M. Check in at Daley Plaza, get your volunteer assignment and fuel up with some coffee and a continental breakfast.
8:30 A.M. Assignment in hand, board the bus for your project site. Get to work!
2:30 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. Wrap up your project and head back to Daley Plaza on the bus. A sack lunch is provided.
3:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. Worked hard? Time to play hard. We’ll celebrate in the plaza with a party featuring food, drink and live music.
Sharon Chen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dana Yu at email@example.com
Join Chicago Taiwanese American Professionals (TAP- Chicago) for a professional networking fundraiser for Nepal in conjunction with Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month hosted by our friends at MillerCoors and Chinese Mutual Aid Association.
The fundraiser will raise money for Nepal relief & rebuilding efforts after two earthquakes claimed over 8,500 lives, displaced thousands of Nepalese people & destroyed Nepal’s infrastructure including schools & hospitals.
In addition to raising money for Nepal, the event will also be a professional networking opportunity in conjunction with Asian & Pacific Islander American Heritage Month at MillerCoors’ downtown Chicago corporate office. We hope you can join us for MillerCoors products, hors d’oeuvres and amazing Chicago city views.
Due to limited capacity and so we can provide your name to building security, you must RSVP in advance here. Attendees must be 21 or older to attend.
Twenty dollars ($20) is the requested minimum donation to attend the fundraiser and online donations are being collected through the American Red Cross’ Crowdrise page https://www.crowdrise.com/helpcmaahelpnepal/fundraiser/cmaa
Please select the last option for Nepal earthquake relief where 100% of your donation goes directly to the American Red Cross for their work in Nepal.
CMAA, a 501(c)(3) pan-Asian social services non-profit with Nepali employees, serves local Chicagoland Nepalese people as well as people from all ethnic backgrounds & generations through CMAA’s various agency services. As this tragedy has personally touched the CMAA family, we hope you can join us and make a donation whether or not you can attend the Thursday, May 28th event.
Any questions? Please contact:
Hauwei Lien at hauwei at tapchicago dot org or 302-559-5948
Michelle Lura White at michellew at chinesemutualaid dot org or 773-784-2900
More about the Red Cross’ relief efforts in Nepal:
More about CMAA
Join us for the launch event of the TAP-Chicago Mentoring Program! Thanks to those who have already expressed interest in becoming either a mentor or a mentee. The purpose of the TAP-Chicago Mentoring Program is to connect Asian American early and mid-career professionals with one another and with undergraduate students mentees from UChicago, Depaul and Northwestern.
More details and program requirements will be provided at the mixer event. This mixer event will primarily allow mentees and mentors to network with one another. Formal pairings of mentees with mentors will take place in the fall for the new academic semester.
The venue will be Vora, 1028 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60610. Great food and drinks will be available!
Space is limited and the event is invite-only. Request a space by filling out the RSVP form:
Dana Yu 734.846.8917 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Betty Hsieh 312.912.4274 | email@example.com