Asian American Giving Circle of Greater Houston Granted $10K in 2009

Mon, 2010-03-01

The Asian American Giving Circle of Greater Houston distributed $10,000 in grant awards in 2009 in support of Chinese Community Center and the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program.  Each organization received a $5,000 grant to serve the Asian Pacific American community.

“The grant to the Chinese Community Center will support its Health for All program to provide healthcare benefits counseling for new immigrants and seniors through one-on-one education and support on topics such as Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and various health issues affecting these populations. The grant to the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program will support their Asian American Legal Clinics which expands access to free, legal services for low-income and elderly Asian Americans through Legal Advice Clinics, will and estate planning, naturalization clinics and help with an assortment of civil legal issues.”

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