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Asian Americans United

2014 Sponsorship Package
Anniversary Celebration

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Asian Americans United invites you to sponsor a dynamic community event,
AAUs Anniversary fundraiser, Making Waves, Building Dreams.

Sponsorship offers several benefits:
promotional opportunities reaching the growing and diverse Asian
American communities living and working in the greater Delaware Valley
recognition in pre-event and event publicity
advertising and/or acknowledgement in event program materials
partnership with a proven and trusted leader in the Delaware Valley
preserving the rights of communities and building a better region for all.

About Our Anniversary Event
AAUs Anniversary Celebration brings together the greater Delaware Valleys
diverse network of professionals, community organizers, advocates, educators,
socially responsible agents, and many others to honor AAU and raise vital funds
for this significant actor for social justice and empowering communities. Event
highlights include the Stand Up For Justice awards and live cultural

Contact information
Helen Gym, Interim Executive Director
1023 Callowhill Street Philadelphia, PA 19123 215-925-1538
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Founded in 1985, AAU has worked in Philadelphias Asian American communities and in broader
multiracial coalitions around quality education, youth leadership, healthy neighborhoods, and folk
arts and cultural resilience.

AAUs accomplishments include:
1) developing the leadership of hundreds of youth since 1987 through the Summer Youth
Leadership Project, Chinese Youth Organizing Project and other programs;
2) catalyzing and sustaining the annual Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival, a youth-initiated
celebration of arts, culture and community that has grown into a beloved tradition of 17 years,
attended by over 5,000 people annually;
3) founding the Folk ArtsCultural Treasures Charter School, a K-8 public school serving 480
students citywide and specializing in folk arts and immigrant services;
4) winning a groundbreaking federal civil rights settlement with the School District of Philadelphia
to address bias and harassment in schools and improve climate and safety for young people.
5) spearheading a new policy collaborative focused on improving local immigration laws, addressing
education inequity, and promoting civic engagement and language access.

Selected Awards
The Philadelphia Foundations Williams Award for Organizational Excellence (1995)
Philadelphia Inquirer Citizen of the Year Award to Board Member Helen Gym (2007)
Bread and Roses Community Funds 30 for 30 Tribute to Change Award to Executive Director
Ellen Somekawa (2008)
Asian Pacific Americans for Progress Top AAPI leaders: Helen Gym (2009)
United Way of Southeastern PA Impact in Education Award to AAU Youth Organizer, Xu Lin(2012)
National Peace First Prize Fellowship to AAU Student Organizer Wei Chen (2013)

What do people cherish about AAU?

I always think about AAU as my political heart and home. It was the first program I was a part of
that took youth seriously . . . and taught us how to express ourselves and organize, which is a life-
long skill. Dao X. Tran, 1989 AAU Summer Program alumna

I used to not like to express ideas in front of others. I used to not think it was important if people
hear you agree or disagree, but now I feel more confident standing up for what I believe. Ling Lin,
2010 AAU Summer Program alumna

Mid-Autumn Festival has been AAUs great gift to the Chinatown community, and the community
has truly made it their own. Debora Kodish, Executive Director, Philadelphia Folklore Project

SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE Making Waves, Building Dreams
AAUs 29
Anniversary Celebration

Visionary [$10,000 sponsorship]
Invitation to make welcoming remarks from the podium
Promotional table to showcase sponsors products
Full Page Program book ad (back cover, color)
Logo on a banner at event
Listing on website and promotional materials
10 tickets to the event

Founder [$5,000 sponsorship]
Promotional table to showcase sponsors products
Full Page Program book ad (inside back cover)
Logo on a banner at event
Listing on website and promotional materials
8 tickets to the event

Sustainer [$2,500 sponsorship]
Full Page Program book ad (inside)
Logo on a banner at event
Listing on website and promotional materials
6 tickets to the event

[$1,000 sponsorship]
Page Program book ad
Listing on website and promotional materials
4 tickets to the event

Ally [$500 sponsorship]
Page Program book ad
Listing on website and promotional materials
2 tickets to the event

* Promotional materials include: bimonthly AAU email newsletters, program book and press releases.
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For supporters who want to purchase ads only, please read the information below.

29th Anniversary Celebration Program

Complete details about the 29th Anniversary Program will be provided upon ad confirmation.
Please reserve your ad space by filling out the form on the next page and returning it to AAU.
Files accepted as 300 dpi JPEG or PDF.

Ad Sizes & Rates
Full-page (7.5" high x 6" wide) $1000
Half-page Horizontal (7.5" x 4.875") $500
Half-page Vertical (3.75" high x 6" wide) $500
Quarter-page (3.75" high x 3" wide) $250
Standard Business Card (2" high x 3.5" wide) $100

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Contact Person: ________________________________________________________________

Organization: __________________________________________________________________
(Please note that this is how your organization will be listed on promotional materials.)

Billing Address: ________________________________________________________________

Telephone Number: _____________________________________________________________

Email Address: _________________________________________________________________

Sponsorship Information

We are interested in sponsoring the 29th Anniversary Celebration.

Sponsorship level: ______________ Sponsorship level: __________________
How many guests will be attending? ______

We are interested in having only a program book ad for the 29

Ad deadline by November 10, 2014.

How would you like to pay?

_____ Check enclosed

_____ Send me an invoice to the billing address listed above.

Signature: ______________________________________________Date: __________________

Return this form to: Asian Americans United, 1023 Callowhill St., Phila., PA 19123
or fax at 215.569.3985 ATTN: Asian Americans United
Questions? Please contact Helen Gym, or 215.925.1538.