:: 로드 아일랜드 한인회 - Korean-American Association of Rhode Island ::
한인회 소식

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Elizabeth White found us through our KAARI English website and reached out to us early this year.  Elizabeth is a Korean Adoptee that grew up in Cape Cod and attended Framingham State University for Psychology. She currently resides in Coventry and is a successful small business owner with a lash shop, Elizabeth May Lash Artistry at 118 N Main St, Providence, RI 02903.

 

In attending events and in her private meetings with KAARI members, Elizabeth was moved enough to start a 'GoFundMe' campaign. She even was generous enough to introduce us to her contractor to help us with improvements around the building.

 

She started to 'GoFundMe' campaign without us knowing, and since then, she has raised over $700 for us. We are really moved by Elizabeth and support her journey forward as a Korean adoptee as she works to connect with her birth mother.

 

This was her 'GoFundMe' campaign message:

 

"My name's Elizabeth, and I'm raising money for an organization that has a very special place in my heart and life. I found the Korean Association of Rhode Island (KAARI) while searching for local resources to help build a connection to my Korean roots. As an adoptive Korean American, I found myself stuck between worlds and felt I couldn't connect to my Korean identity, and I thought I needed to learn more about my culture. Suzanne (bottom left) has been an amazing guide and teacher of many things and has helped me bridge the gap into diving deeper into my history and language. Everyone has been more than generous with their time and knowledge; they've truly given me the feeling of my Korean community and family.

 

This non-profit organization has been a staple to many Korean Americans and families for community, knowledge, and understanding of Korean culture. Their building is a beautiful home that's been renovated into a commercial space for them to hold events and gatherings. Due to COVID, this put a stop to most of their events and activities. Now with the restrictions lifting and vaccines being distributed, they'd love to have the ability for a larger occupancy during their events. They have a few final finishes to update the building. Their basement is where their kitchen is, but a max occupancy is small due to code. Adding exit would allow them to host more significant events and provide more opportunities for their organization. My goal to contribute is $3,000 to help with any of the costs to do this significant project. Thank you to everyone for taking the time to read and share! Even the smallest contributions and support go a long way!"

 

View the GoFundMe campaign here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/donations-to-the-korean-american-association-of-ri

No. Subject Date
Notice 제 76주년 광복절/한국의 날 후기 2021.08.18
Notice 광복절 총영사관 순회영사 2021.8.15(일) 2021.07.31
Notice 68th Anniversary Cease Fire 행사 후기 2021.07.28
Notice 광복절/ 한국의날 행사 Korea Independence Day 2021.07.22
Notice 68th Anniversary of Cease Fire 2021.07.22
» Elizabeth White: 'GoFundMe" for KAARI 2021.06.24
Notice 건물 + 문화 위원회 합동 미팅 2021.06.23
Notice 챕터 2 참전용사의 고마운 기부금 2021.06.23
Notice 2021 메모리얼데이 추모식 후기 2021.06.02
Notice 한국전 참전용사 쳅터 2와 Farewell Lunch 후기 2021.05.22
Notice 한인회관/문화관 활성화 안내 2019.06.21
Notice 한인회관/ 노래방 사용 안내 2019.02.24
299 한인회 문회위원회 쿡킹 동영상 2021.01.04
298 Coronavirus Relief Funds 2020.12.25
297 한인회 건물 위원회 업데이트 2020.11.30
296 한인회 소식 2020.11.04
295 부음 2020.10.17
294 RIEAP Newsletter 한인회 영어 웹사이트 file 2020.09.26
293 보스턴총영사관 순회영사 안내 file 2020.09.09
292 RI 한인회2차 무료 마스크 분배 2020.09.05
291 한인회 영어 웹사트! file 2020.08.29
290 2020 RI Heritage Virtual Celebration file 2020.08.11
289 6.25전쟁 70주년 헌사 슬라이드 쇼 file 2020.06.25
288 코로나-19 무료 마스크 SURVEY/COVID-19 Free Masks Survey file 2020.06.06
287 RIEAP COVID-19 Relief Fund file 2020.05.31
286 2020 메모리얼데이 file 2020.05.25
285 RI 코로나 업데이트 file 2020.04.16
284 Joe Meunier, RI Korean War Veteran file 2020.03.11
283 오정희: RI EAP Newsletter file 2020.03.06
282 RI 업데이트: 코로나 바이러스 (COVID-19) 2020.02.29
281 3.1절 제 101주년 기념식 '취소' file 2020.02.18
280 RI 한인회 2020 한국의 날 file 2020.02.17