Wednesday, April 25, 2018


AARP to Accept Nominations for
Asian American & Pacific Islander Hero Award
Until May 31

AARP to Honor Individuals Who Serve AAPIs Age 50-plus


“我們很榮幸能夠再次向這些全心全意,致力服務、協助和照顧長者的非盈利機構職員和義工致敬,” AARP樂齡會多元文化領導部門亞太裔受眾副總裁郭為婉(Daphne Kwok)說: “請提名任何您認識的傑出人士,以表揚及感謝這些無名英雄,長期默默在您的社區之中為改善亞太裔長者生活而努力不懈。”



During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, AARP is celebrating unsung heroes. AARP proudly announces a call for nominations for its 3rd annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Hero Awards to acknowledge the extraordinary staff and volunteers of nonprofit organizations that serve AAPIs age 50-plus. AARP is seeking nominees who are important contributors to their organizations, who make a difference and whose stories inspire others to do more in their communities. Nominations may be submitted now until May 31.

“We are proud to once again put the spotlight on the nonprofit staff and volunteers who go above and beyond to serve, assist, and care for seniors,” said Daphne Kwok, AARP Vice President of Multicultural Leadership, Asian American and Pacific Islander Audience Strategy. “To acknowledge and thank the unsung heroes who work to improve the lives of older AAPIs in your community, nominate someone you know who is making a difference.”

Ten finalists—five staff members and five volunteers—will be chosen from the submitted nominees by a committee comprised of AARP staff. The finalists will be featured at for the public to cast their vote. One staff member and one volunteer will be awarded $1,000, and their respective organizations will also each receive a $1,000 cash prize. Each winner and their organization will also be featured in a cinematic 3- to 5-minute short film to be promoted by AARP.

For more information and to submit a nomination, visit Eligible nominees include any non-senior management employee or volunteer of a non-profit organization that serves Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders age 50-plus. Nominees can be any age and ethnicity. The awards are open to the public and there is no fee to submit a nomination.


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