FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
5/2/2012

CONTACT: Anne Wang
2123445878, Ext:227
anne.wang@aafederation.org


Asian American Federation Celebrates 2012 Spirit of Asian America Gala

The Asian American Federation will celebrate 23 years of serving and helping Asian American communities in need, at its annual Spirit of Asian America Gala on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the legendary Pierre Hotel.

The Spirit of Asian America Gala gives us the opportunity to celebrate with special partners, supporters and friends who share an interest in improving the lives of others in need. Funds raised will directly support the Federation's work to serve our 43 member agencies and our Asian American communities in New York City.

As a highlight of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Federation will honor 4 outstanding individuals who have made a direct impact in our communities through their professional leadership, philanthropic endeavors and/or creative ingenuity:

David L. Cohen, Executive Vice President, Comcast Corporation
SungEun Han-Andersen, President, The G. Chris Andersen Family Foundation
Khee Lee, Head of Agency Business Development, Google New York
Anderson Cooper, Host & Executive Producer, "Anderson", Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution

WHEN:
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Please arrive between 6:30pm-7:30pm


WHAT:
Reception at 6:30pm
Dinner & Live Auction at 7:30pm
Emcees: Christina Park, Anchor, WNYW/Fox 5
Pei Sze Cheng, Reporter, NBC4 New York


WHERE:
The Pierre
2 East 61st Street New York, NY 10065


The Asian American Federation works to advance the civic voice and well-being of Asian Americans. We collaboratively foster philanthropy in the community, undertake research to inform policies, and provide support to community service organizations. For more information, please visit www.aafederation.org.