In Hawaii they say Aloha. In the Philippines we say Mabuhay. It is a warm welcome from a truly sincere and hospitable people. Filipinos are a sociable group with strong family ties. So join us and share the joy and togetherness that is the Filipino Association of Greater Kansas City!
Documentary Team Seeking Filipino Families to Interview
A local team of filmmakers are preparing for a new documentary series titled Your Fellow Americans. The series will be an ongoing discussion of race, culture, immigration, and The American Dream at the turn of the 21st century. For the first round of discussions, the filmmakers are seeking local Filipino families to participate in an evening of conversation.
Greetings from the President
Happy New Year - hope you've had a joyous holiday season! I'm excited to be serving as your new Filipino Association president for 2014.
Typhoon Haiyan Relief Benefit Concert
Show your support for those most in need! The Filipino Association, in cooperation with Rockhurst High School, will have a concert on Sunday, December 8, 6-8 PM at the Rose Theater in Rockhurst HS (MAP). This event benefits those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, and will feature performances by local artists and musicians. It is sure to be an entertaining and engaging program.
Admission is by donation only – one ticket will be issued per donation receipt.* Suggested levels are $10, $25, and $50. Children 12 and under are free. REGISTER ONLINE or at the door. Doors open at 5:30 PM. Proceeds will go to a planned medical mission to the Philippines in January; and to Gawad Kalinga, a Philippine based movement that aims to end poverty through community building. More...