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Recent KAARI Grant/Donation

2022.01.31 12:10

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KAARI has received several valuable and meaningful grants and donations in recent years. These are due to our staff's tireless services and hard work, our active website activities, and the new building. 

The following are some examples:

 

1)    RI EXPANSION ART PROGRAM (RI-EAP) GRANT (2018-2022) $40,000

Intercultural Collaboration Seed Grant Award (ICSG, $9,339).

 

KAARI received two major art grants from RI-EAP and RISCA

 

http://www.rikorean.org/xe/index.php?mid=engnews&document_srl=18643

 

2)     Elizabeth White: ‘GoFundMe’ for KAARI $800 

Elizabeth White created a Go-Fund page to help KAARI building renovation.   http://www.rikorean.org/xe/index.php?mid=engnews&document_srl=20729

 

3)     Donation from the Chapter 2 Korean War Veterans of Rhode Island, $9,800

 

 http://www.rikorean.org/xe/index.php?mid=engnews&document_srl=20706

 

4)     Valuable Donation from RI Residents

Two Rhode Islanders, Gregory Todd, and Tucker Houle found us and donated several valuable Korean antique items.

 

http://www.rikorean.org/xe/index.php?mid=engnews&document_srl=21690

 

5)    First Corporate donation from EpiVax: $500

 

EpiVax, a Providence based vaccine development company, doated $500 to KAARI.  This is the first corporate donation in our association history.

 

6)    Rhode Island Central Korean Church, $5,000

Rhode Island Central Korean Church has donated KAARI to help the less fortunate association members.

 

 

 

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President Sangwook Ji at the Rhode Island Central Korean Church

 

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Tucker Houle, Bongsup Cho (Culrure Committee Chair)

 

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Bongsup Cho, Gregory Todd, Angela Sharkey

 

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Korean Veteran George Foley and KAARI President Sangwook Ji

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Elizabeth White: ‘Go-Fund Me’  Donation

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RI-EAP Grant Award Ceremony at RI Foundation Building

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EpiVax Company

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From left: KAARI  Board member Sangwook Ji, Joyce Kennedy, Veteran Ed Ruzzano, KAARI President Wonkyung Cho, Commander Bill Kennedy, KAARI Board Chair Raymond Kim, Culture Committee Chair Angela Sharkey