Hello All,
Happy New Year's! Wishing you all an exciting, productive, and fulfilling 2019. Below is the latest information on upcoming SAP-VN volunteering:
Village of Hope Kitchen Volunteer (FULL - Sign up closed)
Saturday, January 5th, 2019, 9:30AM-12:30PM
OC Food Bank
Saturday, February 2nd, 2019, 10:45AM-1:00PM
Location: OC Food Bank (11870 Monarch St, Garden Grove, CA 92841)
Tasks: Package food boxes and ingredients
Mercy House Meal Service (Cooking & Serving Shifts Available)
Saturday, February 9th, 2019
Cooking Shift: 3:00PM-6:00PM; Serving/Shelter Help Shift: 5:30PM-8:30PM  
Cooking Location: TBD
Serving Location: Santa Ana Armory (612 E Warner Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92707)
**You can sign up for either shifts or both, depending on your interest
Hope to work with many of you this year. Contact me if you have any questions/comments/concerns. Share with your friends and get them on the list for future volunteer updates (https://goo.gl/forms/Xswg9BBaFi2u5QlG3)
Have a great week!
Jadzia Nguyen-Khoa
SAP-VN Community Projects Officer
SAP-VN External Affairs Officer
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SAP-VN mobile care 2019 is scheduled on July 22-26 ,2019. Tentative location is Quang Nam.

If you are interested to participate in the mission, please fill out the form below. Please fill out one form for each participant, including children. We can only accommodate a limited number of participants per trip, so please fill out early.


Thank you.
SAP-VN Mobile care Team

In the season of giving, the least we can do is give to those who are less fortunate as us.

Christmas Homeless care packages (180-200 people) on  Dec. 16, 2018

1:00pm -3:00pm : sort and wrap the gifts

3:00pm -5:00pm : delivery time to Skid Row at LA downtown

If you’d like to give a gift to a homeless person this Christmas, here’s our recommended list. We want your presents to last, so we are only asking for new items.

* socks
* beanies
* gloves
* water bottles or soft drinks
* female/male hygiene
* winter blankets
* scarfs
* cookies/snacks
Useful food like basic canned goods

In Memory of chị Long Trâm-Anh, anh Võ Văn Đạt, and anh Huỳnh Phước Đương, SAP-VN is pleased to announce the following two scholarships:


COMPASSION SCHOLARSHIP will be awarded to two Vietnamese high-school seniors or juniors who have demonstrated extraordinary compassion for others and the community. This scholarship is intended to encourage students to continue their community services and to volunteer for SAP-VN.  Each recipient will receive $500 and a flexible, on-site or remote, 20-hour summer unpaid internship with SAP-VN.


  • Applicant must be of Vietnamese ancestry and residing in the US
  • Current high-school senior or junior
  • Essay of up to 400 words about how you have demonstrated compassion
  • Unweighted GPA of 3.0 and above
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, or community leader

Click here to apply https://goo.gl/forms/GKrRjTcWi8cM2Pkr2


MOBILE CARE CLINIC SCHOLARSHIP will sponsor two Vietnamese low-income undergrad/graduate students or recent graduates to join the Mobile Care mission in Vietnam. The mission usually takes place during the last week in July or the first week in August.  The estimated cost of the trip is about $1,500/person, including airfare, hotel, transportation, and meals. Recipients must raise their own funds which SAP-VN will match 1 to 1 for up to $1,000.  Recipients will be expected to help plan for the mission and to take leadership positions during the trip to organize and mobilize youth volunteers. Requirements:

  • Applicant must be of Vietnamese ancestry and residing in the US
  • Current undergrad/graduate student or recent graduate (within 2 years)
  • Demonstrate financial needs
  • Two essays of up to 400 words each about how you have demonstrated leadership and compassion

Click here to apply https://goo.gl/forms/QX69C01afVhsnKrY2

Not eligible to apply:

  • Past recipients of SAP-VN scholarships
  • Immediate family members of SAP-VN Board of Directors or Scholarship Selection Committee members

Deadline for submissions will be Feb 15, 2019

Awards will be announced around March 15, 2019

Note: Funding for these scholarships comes from SAP-VN reserve fund, generated from our safe investments, and donation earmarked for this purpose
For more information on SAP-VN, please check out our latest newsletter https://sapvn1992-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/g/personal/admin_sap-vn_org/EaBHwHnHOwhPhocVIrsNzi8BcsG-rnA0ThXOn_pzytbB-Q?e=dcSPxv
Or visit the website at http://www.sap-vn.org/

Please help to spread the news far and wide among family, friends, and Vietnamese community.

Thank you,

SAP-VN Scholarship Selection Committee


Hello friends and members of SAP-VN,

This past weekend for our October project, we partnered with the Chim Non Girl Scouts of Lien Doan Huong Viet to prepare 300 sack lunches that were donated to the Mercy House Family Care Center and other affiliated locations. I cannot thank the girls, their parents, and the Truongs enough for their hard work and generosity. 
As November begins, I would like to update you on several upcoming volunteer opportunities. Links are provided below to learn more about and sign-up for each event. 
Also, if you know anyone who is interested in these types of community service project, please have them fill out this form to get added to my distribution list: https://goo.gl/forms/Xswg9BBaFi2u5QlG3
Pico Rivera Food/Clothing/Supply Distribution
Saturday, November 17th, 9AM-12PM 
Location: Pico Park Community Center (9528 Beverly Blvd. Pico Rivera,CA90660)
Tasks: Help sort and distribute items
Bracken's Kitchen Meal Prep (4 Spots Available)
Monday, November 19th, 9AM-2PM
Location: 13941 Nautilus Drive Garden Grove, CA 92843
Tasks: Help with kitchen duties include chopping veggies, cooking, dishwashing, packaging, etc.
Lunch Sack Preparation at Mary's Kitchen (~10 Volunteers Needed)
Saturday, December 8th, 9AM-10:30AM
Location: 517 W Struck Ave, Orange, CA 92867
Tasks: Help make sandwiches and assemble brown paper bags
Village of Hope Kitchen Volunteer (9 Spots Available)
Saturday, January 5th, 2019, 9:30AM-12:30PM
Location: Village of Hope campus (1 Hope Drive, Tustin, CA 92782)
Tasks: Help cook and serve a meal
**Age 13+ only; If you are under 16, a parent must also attend
Thank you for your interest. I hope to work with many of you at these events. Additional information will be sent to those who sign-up. Feel free to email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions you may have.
Jadzia Nguyen-Khoa

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