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.


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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!


Asia Society Northern California’s 13th Annual Dinner


Wednesday, May 4, 2016 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM


Four Seasons Hotel, 757 Market Street, San Francisco



**Exciting volunteer opportunity with Asia Society Northern California!**

This is a signature event and our largest fundraiser of the year. We invite community members to be part of the event production and take advantage of the opportunity to meet and mingle with others who are passionate about Asia. Go to link below to find out more about the event and our 2016 honorees.


We are in need of volunteers and ask people to volunteer from 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM, 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM or 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM.

11:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Set Up Team

Assist with setup for silent auction, registration, and ballroom decor.

5:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Registration Team

Assist with checking-in Dinner guests and provide VIP reception support.

Room Monitors Team

Assist with ensuring various rooms are properly covered, such as greeters stationed at various locations in the hotel, directing guests to registration, overseeing the ballroom as guests take their seats.

Raffle Tickets Selling Team

Selling raffle tickets during reception and in the ballroom during the program.

Silent Auction Monitor Team

Assist with silent auction security, answer questions about silent auction items, and monitor the bidding process. Assist with determining winning bidders.

Silent Auction / Floral Centerpiece Check Out Teams

Silent Auction Team will assist with silent auction payment processing and matching winning bidders and their items.

Floral Centerpiece Team will assist with selling centerpieces at silent auction check out table.

9:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Clean-up/Exit Team

Assist with clean-up of remaining Silent Auction items and supplies.

If you are interested in volunteering please email me and let me know what time you are available.


-The Annual Dinner dress code is black tie and national dress encouraged. We ask volunteers to kindly dress in business casual or formal attire. No denim please.

-Comfortable shoes are recommended.

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


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Asian Pacific Fund

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Oakland Asian Cultural Center

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Center for Asian American Media

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National Association of Asian American Professionals

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Self Help for the Elderly

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Taiwanese American Professionals

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Wa Sung Community Service Club

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

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