United States of America

Although founded in Australia in 2004, with the bulk of our work focussed in the South-East Asian region, Caring & Living As Neighbours (CLAN) has steadily been building a fantastic network in the United States of America.

2009

In 2009, CLAN was nominated by Asia Society (based in New York) as a finalist for their 2009 Public Service Award, with Dr Kate Armstrong attending the Asia 21 Summit in Kualar Lumpar in 2009.

     
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Also in 2009, Ms Kelly Leight Esq (Founder and Former CEO of CARES Foundation - the largest CAH Support Organisation in the world) travelled to Vietnam to attend CAH Family Support Groups at the three major paediatric hospitals with CLAN, and was so impressed by the impact on the children that she

 

 

 

 

2010

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In 2010 Caring & Living As Neighbours (CLAN) was again nominated as a finalist for the Asia Society 2010 Public Service Award!

 

CLAN was also approved by Give2Asia as a Grantee, meaning that a special Fund has been opened for CLAN, enabling us to receive tax deductible donations from US citizens to support our efforts for children living with Chronic Health Conditions in Asia.

 

What is Give2Asia?

Give2Asia combines exceptional stewardship with comprehensive, on-the-ground knowledge to promote actions benefiting Asian communities. Founded by The Asia Foundation, with more than 50 years of grant-making experience in the Asia-Pacific region, Give2Asia helps overcome the common challenges associated with giving overseas and has made possible more than US$150 million in giving since its inception in 2001.

Give2Asia’s Fiscal Sponsorship services help approve Asia-based charitable groups establish a U.S. presence, provide professional donor stewardship, and make possible tax-deductible support for Asia-based groups. Give2Asia currently provides fiscal sponsorship to over 100 charitable institutions across the Asia-Pacific region.

Also in 2009, Ms Kelly Leight Esq (Founder and Former CEO of CARES Foundation - the largest CAH Support Organisation in the world) travelled to Vietnam to attend CAH Family Support Groups at the three major paediatric hospitals with CLAN, and was so impressed by the impact on the children that she