For Immediate Release
September 16, 2013
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Afterschool program serving newcomer families’ children receives generous GAR Foundation support
Akron, Ohio – Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA) is pleased to announce that support for ASIA’s International Community Empowerment Project (ICEP) was provided by a grant from GAR Foundation. ICEP works with the immigrant and refugee youth in the North Hill area by providing academic support and acculturation assistance.
ICEP is ASIA’s oldest program serving 90 elementary and middle school youth each year. The program offers: mentoring and tutoring; assists students to meet state academic standards; fosters health lifestyle choices; and supports pride in one’s culture and heritage. The GAR Foundation has been an anchor funder for this very critical program.
Asian Services In Action
Founded in 1995, Asian Services In Action’s mission is to empower and advocate for Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders (AAPIs); and to provide AAPIs access to quality, culturally, and linguistically appropriate information and services. Visit www.asiaohio.org to learn more. Follow ASIA on Facebook and Twitter!
The Mission of GAR Foundation is to strengthen communities in our region through discerning and creative support of worthy organizations.