CAWW2 Veterans Recognition Project

$4,131 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 47 people in 4 months
Few people know the role that Chinese Americans played during the Second World War. Although they faced outright discrimination from the Chinese Exclusion Act, nearly 20,000 Chinese Americans served honorably in every branch of the United States military. 


On May 4, 2017 bi-partisan legislation was introduced in the U.S. Senate (S.1050) and U.S. House of Representatives (H.R.2358) for the passage of the Chinese-American World War II Veteran Congressional Gold Medal Act. On September 12, 2018, S.1050 is passed in the Senate. The U.S. House of Representatives passes the bill on December 12, 2018.  The bill was signed into law (Pub. L. 115-337) by President Trump on December 20, 2018.

Now enacted, the U.S. Mint and the Chinese American WWII Veterans Recognition Project works together to design the final medal. Generally the medal design process takes about 6-8 months. We hope to present the final medals to our Veterans in the Fall of 2019.


Your donation will go toward the development, design, and creation of the Congressional Gold Medal. It will also help our efforts to digitize military records and develop educational materials about the veterans' service. 

Please also consider joining our CAWW2 Veterans Recognition Circle

All donations are tax deductible. Please add 3% to your donation to cover the GoFundMe transaction fees. Donations can also be mailed to the following address:

National C.A.C.A. CIF
ATTN: M. Kwok, Treasurer
P.O. Box 451261
Los Angeles, CA 90045-1261

Thank you to all our past, present, and future supporters!

The Chinese American World War II Veterans Recognition Project  is a program of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (C.A.C.A.) Community Involvement Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization . The mission of the project is to recognize, honor and celebrate the military service of Chinese Americans who fought in the Second World War through advocacy, education and preservation.

+ Read More

$4,131 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 47 people in 4 months
Funds raised will benefit:
National C.A.C.A. Community Involvement Fund (Chinese America...
Certified Charity
+ Learn More
San Francisco, CA
EIN: 943175213
How it Works
  1. You make a donation using a PayPal account or a credit/debit card to PayPal Giving Fund (a 501(c)(3) charitable organization).
  2. After the deduction of payment processing fees, PayPal Giving Fund delivers the funds it receives to the chosen charity on a monthly basis.*
* If, after reasonable efforts, PayPal Giving Fund cannot deliver donations to this charity, the funds may be donated to another charity per PayPal Giving Fund’s policies.
Your share could be bringing in donations. Sign in to track your impact.
We will never post without your permission.
In the future, we'll let you know if your sharing brings in any donations.
We weren't able to connect your Facebook account. Please try again later.
Jocelyn Carter
14 hours ago
elaine chu
2 days ago
Craig Chinn
3 days ago
Hanlon Chan
4 days ago
Amy Chung
5 days ago
Dorinda Ng
5 days ago
Ellen Chan
6 days ago
Lewis Lau
6 days ago
Raymond Jung
7 days ago
10 days ago
Use My Email Address
By continuing, you agree with the GoFundMe
terms and privacy policy
There's an issue with this Campaign Organizer's account. Our team has contacted them with the solution! Please ask them to sign in to GoFundMe and check their account. Return to Campaign

Are you ready for the next step?
Even a $5 donation can help!
Donate Now Not now
Connect on Facebook to keep track of how many donations your share brings.
We will never post on Facebook without your permission.