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TAP-Chicago Volunteering at Asian Youth Services

Join TAP-Chicago for a day of volunteer work with the children at Asian Youth Services (AYS), a non-profit organization that supports low-income children and youth. Volunteers will be paired up with children from AYS and do anything from helping with homework and developing reading skills to playing basketball and socializing. While the responsibilities are flexible and can be tailored to the volunteer, this is an opportunity to spend quality time with at-risk youth who may otherwise have limited exposure with positive role models and to support an underfunded local non-profit.

Originally founded to support children of South East Asian refugees families escaping from genocide or oppression, AYS has now expanded to serve children from all low-income families in the Albany Park neighborhood. AYS only has 1 full-time employee and relies on volunteers like us to provide essential services to children, so your time this day will be greatly appreciated by the community and the children.

Requirements: All volunteers MUST arrive on time at 11:00am for orientation

Cost: Free. But please pre-register on WePay so we know how many volunteers we have.

Getting There:
1. Ample street parking
2. 8 min walk from CTA Brown Line – Rockwell

Questions? Email or call
Henry So 607.279.9528 | henry@tapchicago.org
Autumn Chim 773.677.1715 | autumn@tapchicago.org

More about Asian Youth Services: http://www.asianyouthservices.org/

[Photo courtesey of Asian Youth Services (AYS)]

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Recap: August Happy Hour @ Sushi Sumba

On August 16, 2012, TAP-Chicago, along with the Filipino American Network (FAN), Japanese American Citizens League (JACL),  and Taiwanese Junior Chamber of Commerce Chicago (TJCCC), co-hosted a successful happy hour at Sushi Sumba.

With close to 200 attendees, the space was packed with new and old faces and great conversations.

Checking in

Announcements!

A big thank you to our volunteers, to our co-hosts, and of course, to our members, for your continued support.

Feel like you missed out on our August happy hour? Don’t be too distraught–we’ll have another one in September, so be sure to visit our website or Facebook page for updates! Also, if you want see more pictures from this evening, please click here.

[Photos courtesey of Ascene Chicago.]

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