Colorado community comes together to spread cheer in celebration of Lunar New Year
Updated: Mar 23, 2021
More than 200 refugee and immigrant families received donations of gift baskets and goodies during the Lunar New Year. The donations were provided by other Colorado families and local organizations to the participants of the Asian Pacific Development Center’s (APDC) Adult Education Program that assists Limited English Proficiency (LEP) adult learners. Organizations that donated included:
• Asian Chamber of Commerce • Asian Pacific Bar Association of Colorado • Asian Real Estate Association of America Greater Denver • Colorado Asian Culture and Education Network • Colorado Dragon Boat Festival • National Association of Asian American Professionals • Sakura Foundation • Wild & Precious Optimal Living
Learn more about the program and ways to support the learners at www.apdc.org/adult-education.
Elena (8) and Raegan (4) Martin donated baskets to four families with 11 kids with ages ranging from 2 to 17.
The Martins dropped off their baskets to APDC full of toys and clothes for the kids and red envelopes for the parents.