Friends Of AASCN
AACSN is friends with the following groups who are active in the Asian American Community in the Bay Area. We are appreciative of their support to our cause.
JoyLife Club offers free information and educational materials to anyone who is affected by cancer. To ensure no one faces cancer alone, they provide comfort, care and professional support to cancer patients and their families.
Community Health Partnership promotes health and wellness, and improving awareness of and access to healthcare for medically underserved women in their middle years.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education, and patient services. The Society’s mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Cancer Prevention Institute of California dedicated to preventing cancer through population based research and community education. An independent organization, CPIC is an established, nationally recognized leader in understanding who gets cancer and why, and how to improve the quality of life for individuals living with cancer.
Vietnamese Community Health Promotion Project is to improve the health of Vietnamese living in the United States.
Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training is a cooperative agreement between the national Cancer Institute (NCI) and the University of California, Davis. It is the first-ever national cancer awareness research and training infrastructure intended to address Asian American concerns. AANCART seeks to build partnerships to increase cancer awareness, to promote greater accrual of Asian Americans in clinical studies, to increase training opportunities for Asian Americans and to develop pilot programs in four targeted regions: Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Seattle.
Asian American Donor Program is a community non-profit organization geared towards saving lives. Asians are desperately needed to register as potential marrow/stem cell donors. Many Asian children and adults with life threatening blood diseases need a stem cell transplant in order to survive. Their best hope for matched donors are those within their Asian community.
Asian Liver Center | The Asian Liver Center at Stanford University is the only non-profit organization in the United States that addresses the high incidence of hepatitis B and liver cancer in Asians and Asian-Americans.
Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.
Cupertino Community Services encourages the sharing of community resources; to provide basic human needs in a caring and dignified environment; and to provide opportunities for volunteers to participate in Cupertino Community Services’ activities.
Families Can provides the families of cancer patients with financial assistance and hands on support in managing their non-medical expenses during the treatment and recovery period.
Chinese-American Coalition for Compassionate Care | Building a community in which Chinese-Americans are able to face the end of life with dignity, respect, and meaning.
Asian Americans for Community Involvement is a nonprofit advocacy, education, health and human service organization committed to the welfare of Asian Pacific Americans.
Asian Pacific Fund is a San Francisco Bay Area foundation that works with Asian donors to fulfill their philanthropic goals.
Sankara Eye Foundation “Give the Gift of Vision” | SEF’s mission is to realize the goal of 20/20 for the people of India by year 2020.
Chinese American Women’s Club of Santa Clara | To preserve and promote the Chinese culture and customs. To foster and encourage a better understanding of civic responsibilities among the Chinese people
Chi-Am Circle | Community Service in the Bay Area since 1965. Chi-Am Circle is a women’s organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life with community involvement of Asians Americans through service and fellowship in Santa Clara Valley.
Asian American Theater Company connects people to Asian American culture through theater.
Asian Law Alliance provides legal assistance to the Asian/Pacific Islander communities over two decades ago, the Asian Law Alliance, a non-profit organization, has become the cornerstone legal services provider for the Asian/ Pacific Islander community within Santa Clara County.
Asian Pacific Islander Justice Coalition of Silicon Valley advocates for social justice and seeks to unite and empower the Asian Pacific Islander community.
The Why Foundation is a cancer fighting network created by Allison W. Gryphon as a response to her breast cancer diagnosis. The foundation supports people through their cancer fight on the ground level, day-to-day, hour-to-hour, minute-to-minute. There are no rules here. No judgments. No “musts”. The Why? Foundation is for everyone.