About AACO

Working hand-in-hand with the Community

Asian Americans for Community Outreach (AACO) is an organization dedicated to creating a forum in the San Francisco Bay Area where Asian American professionals and students can meet and foster the common goal of community service, benefiting the extended community as a whole.

AACO members can be found throughout the Bay Area. AACO organizes community service and social events and promotes awareness of social and political issues relevant to Asian Americans. By bringing together people from many diverse fields, AACO hopes to pool its members' knowledge, strength, and experience to make a positive impact on our community.

We welcome you to contact us if you have any questions about our organization.


AACO Facebook and Yahoo Groups

Do you want to learn more about AACO-SF's upcoming events, and how to volunteer?
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The members of the Steering Committee consist of Russell Pong, Thu Pham, Priscilla Kyu, Philip Ryu, and Joe Kwan.
If would you like to join our team please contact us today!


TASP Gift Wrapping Event


Saturday, December 12, 2015 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM


190 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA 94102



Gift Wrappers needed to support Tenderloin After School Program!

Come lend a helping hand for TNDC's Tenderloin After School Program (TASP)as they gear up for another year of holiday gift distribution to youth in the Tenderloin neighborhood! The day will be devoted to organizing and wrapping their gifts. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED!

TASP’s mission is to provide a safe drop-in space for the children of the Tenderloin. TASP’s vision is based on the belief in the inherent value of children and youth from this community and their ability to grow, thrive, and succeed. TASP is a safe place for kids to express themselves socially, artistically, creatively, and physically through individual and group activities.

TASP’s programming strives for great diversity in the daily scheduling of events and activities – a diversity necessary to occupy the very active minds of the children. To find out more about them, visit their website at


Edgewood Gift Wrapping Event


Saturday, December 19, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Edgewood Sunset Campus, 1801 Vicente Street, San Francisco, CA 94116



Bring your holiday spirit and come join us as we help organize and wrap gifts for Edgewood Center for Children! *Please RSVP to let me know you are interested.

Edgewood Center for Children and Families serves thousands of children, youth, and families that have experienced traumatic stress leading to learning disabilities, mental illness, and debilitating behavioral issues. With treatment and prevention programs, many children and families can overcome these challenges and transform their lives. Edgewood serves nearly 7,000 families in San Francisco and San Mateo County! Learn more about Edgewood:

http://www.edgewood.org/ "

AACI's Gift Giving Setup


Saturday, December 19, 2015 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM


2400 Moorpark Ave, Ste. 300 San Jose, CA 95128



Let's help out Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) prep for their holiday gift giving event for families in their domestic violence program! Help is needed with the organization of the toys, sorting, and decoration etc. It'll be fun!

AACI is Santa Clara County’s largest community-based organization focused on the Asian community. Since 1982, its mission is to improve the health, mental health and well-being of individuals, families and the Asian community. They work with more than 12,000 individuals every year, predominantly low-income Asian immigrants and refugees. Find out more about AACI here:

http://aaci.org/ "

If you haven't already, join our AACO Facebook group!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/AACOvolunteer "

Disclaimer / Waiver

AACO events are not professionally, or formally, guided. It is the participants' responsibility to ensure they are in proper physical condition for events they attend, and should consult their physician if necessary.

By attending an event, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating, assume all risk of injury to yourself, and release and discharge AACO and its staff from any and all claims or causes of action, known or unknown, arising out of AACO's negligence.

Ready to learn more?

Feel free to get in touch with us. Don't hesitate to join our AACO Facebook and sign up for our Yahoo Groups Newsletter to learn more about upcoming events and volunteer opportunities!


General Contact


Asian American Cancer Support Network

Provides an educational, supportive, and diverse network of resources for those in the Bay Area affected by cancer, in particular Asian Americans.

Asian Americans for Community Involvement

Health services agency to address the needs of Asian American community and beyond in the San Jose area.

Asian Pacific Fund

Federation of agencies, businesses, and community leaders brought together to provide funds through workplace giving.

Oakland Asian Cultural Center

Community center offering art, cultural activities, festivals, and community involvement in the Oakland Chinatown area.

Center for Asian American Media

Promoting a pluralistic society through the funding, broadcast, exhibition and distribution of Asian American media arts.

National Association of Asian American Professionals

A national organization where professionals of varying Asian descent work together across the country to raise Asian American awareness in corporate America and ensure that Asian Americans are included in diversity programs.

Self Help for the Elderly

Multi-service organization providing a comprehensive range of multi-cultural and multi-lingual services in San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara counties.

Taiwanese American Professionals

Professional association for networking, social, and community service.

Wa Sung Community Service Club

Performs charitable and educational services in the community and promotes goodwill, understanding, and cultural awareness.

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