Community West Foundation awards $27,898 to ASIA’s Self-Sufficiency Program

For immediate release
June 28, 2012
Press contact: Deborah Wang (330) 645-5805; dwang@asiaohio.org

Community West Foundation awards $27,898 to ASIA’s Self-Sufficiency Program

CLEVELAND РAsian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) is pleased to announce an award of $27,898 from Community West Foundation to the Westside Newcomer Family Support Center Program.  This is the second grant Community West Foundation has awarded to the Program, whose goal is to assist individuals and families in need and help them move further toward self-sufficiency in areas such as housing security and access to health care.

Thanks to Community West Foundation’s gracious support, ASIA, Inc. was also able to organize its May 2012 food and clothing drive for vulnerable, low-income Asian Americans and refugees from the Cleveland and Lakewood areas.  ASIA, Inc. looks forward to continuing its fruitful partnership with Community West Foundation.

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Asian Services In Action
Founded in 1995, Asian Services In Action’s mission is to 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.¬† ASIA serves over 10,000 people annually.¬† Follow ASIA on Facebook and Twitter!

Community West Foundation
Community West Foundation is a local philanthropic and a grant making organization dedicated to supporting organizations that provide the basic needs of food, clothing, shelter, and medical care to the most needy in and around Western Cuyahoga County.  Last year alone, they provided $3.3 million in grant support, continuing their legacy of giving and dedication to Illuminating Hope.