A Board Member Shares Why He Gives Back to Asian Needs

Media Spotlight on the Fund Casts Light on the Hidden Needs of Korean Americans

David Chun, a board member and long-time supporter, recently told the Chronicle of Philanthropy why it is so important to him to give back to the Asian American community through the Asian Pacific Fund. David’s story beautifully captures the Fund’s vision and the meaning behind what we do. He says:

‘As an immigrant myself, I saw how our family struggled and recognize that other people do too.’ Korean-Americans may be regarded in general as an up-by-the-bootstraps group, he adds, but such stereotypes obscure the needs of many Asian immigrants—and the importance of philanthropy to support them…

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