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CAWW2 Veterans Recognition Project

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Raised by 27 people in 2 months
Created November 19, 2018
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Chinese American WW2 Veterans Recognition Project
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. 

CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL AWARDED

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.

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

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.

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$2,088 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 27 people in 2 months
Created November 19, 2018
CP
Chinese American WW2 Veterans Recognition Project
Funds raised will benefit:
National C.A.C.A. Community Involvement Fund (Chinese America...
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San Francisco, CA
EIN: 943175213
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