Thank you for coming out and making GAPA Foundation’s annual Community Connections event at the Chinese Historical Society a huge success!!! GAPA Royalty, Khmera Rouge and Sir Whitney Queers were our fabulous emcees. They kept the energy flowing throughout the afternoon and into the early evening. Daniel Sudar, a rising Asian voice in American Apparel, added some sizzle with hunky models featuring his sensual underwear collection. Lastly, the Foundation was able to showcase this year’s talented scholarship and deserving community grant winners. Past grantees, Trikone and the Dari Project, also shared their stories about the impact of being able to receive a GAPA Foundation Grant. Special thanks to our Community Partners, Google and Max Muscle on Polk, who helped underwrite the event, allowing the Foundation to maximize dollars raised from individual donors to directly fund more scholarships and grants.
It was extremely exhilarating to see the outpour of community support and engagement. A huge THANK YOU to everyone who made a donation. Your funds will allow GAPA Foundation to continue our mission to provide funds and leverage resources to empower the API LGBTQ community. Thank you! Thank you!! Thank you!!!
Looking forward to connecting in 2014!