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May 2018 | Our Month. One Voice. Many Stories.

May is Asian American and Pacific slander Heritage Month, a time to reflect on and celebrate the achievements and contributions made by generations to this country. We hope you will take time to find local and national events to attend and share your pride in the richness of our diversity. 
It's a perfect month to watch Operation Babylift: The Lost Children of Vietnam, our award-winning documentary that started it all. You can purchase a DVD for yourself, gift it to a friend or even license it for a public screening. We donate a portion of proceeds to benefit our supported orphanages in Vietnam, and the remainder goes to fund the operations of our non-profit, so we can put your dollars where they matter most. To purchase, visit

More than ever, it's our time to tell stories that matter. We are still in search of survivor stories for our documentary-in-production, Light of Day, which will give voice to another set of controversial and untold stories of domestic violence against Asian women and children. If you would like to share your story or donate to help us complete this important project, please contact us. 

10th Fashion for a Passion
Saturday, September 22, 2018
sixty five hundred
Dallas, TX 

Mark your calendars for our 10th (and final) Fashion for a Passion charity event, a night to celebrate Asian American designers, artists and performers for a great cause.  Our Tribe has a very special show planned for this milestone year.  We are thrilled to partner with some fabulous Asian American talent, including the return of Nha Khanh, who will host a shopping event to benefit ATG and FFAP event kick-off. We hope you will join us!
  x ATG Shopping Event 
Friday, August 24, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nha Khanh Show Room
Dallas, TX 

To become a sponsor or donate a raffle prize to FFAP and gain valuable exposure, please fill out our Sponsorship Packet and return by August 1st. 
Join us for a for a fun night of bubbly, light bites and shopping. What a perfect time to grab a few fab baubles and know that 20% of your purchases will benefit ATG!
Thursday, June 21, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kendra Scott - Shops at Legacy
5800 Legacy Dr, Ste C2A
Plano, TX 75024

Remember to RSVPIf you are unable to attend, please call during the event to (214) 299-5227 to place a phone order!
Since the release of our documentary nearly a decade agp, we have had a passion to give back to the adoptee community. For the past several years, ATG has proudly granted thousands of dollars in culture/heritage camp scholarships, so that adoptees can attend camp and connect with their birth culture and adoptees around the country who share in their same unique experience.  To submit and win a $100 scholarship toward camp fees, check out our contest details and enter by July 1st!
In March, ATG distributed aid to 316 students from disadvantaged families of Triệu Phong, Hải Trường, Hải Thương and other school districts within the Quang Tri province of Vietnam. Gift packages included rice, school supplies and backpacks. We are so thankful to our donors and volunteers on the ground for helping us continue this important work to inspire the future generation. Help us give hope to these youth and donate today!

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Fri 5/25 - Sat 5/26
May the Hope Be With You
The Source of Hope
Cornerstone Kitchen
Dallas, TX

Thu 6/21
Kendra Gives Back Fundraising Shopping Event benefiting ATG 
Kendra Scott
Shops at Legacy
Plano, TX

Thu 7/12 - Sun 7/15
ATG x SEAPI Heritage Camp
Heritage Camps for Adoptive Families
Estes Park, CO 

Thu 7/12 - Sun 7/15
Midwest Vietnam Culture Camp
Catalyst Foundation
Chicago, IL

Thu 7/19 - Sun 7/22
East Coast Culture Camp
Catalyst Foundation
Hancock, MA

Thu 7/19 - Thu 7/26
Asian Film Festival
Angelika Film Center
Dallas, TX

Fri 8/24
Nha Khanh x ATG Shopping Party/FFAP Kick-Off
Nha Khanh Show Room
Dallas, TX

Sat 9/22
10th Fashion for a Passion
sixty five hundred
Dallas, TX

Thank you so much to Michelle Vi Pepping of Tasty Tails Richardson for hosting our first Dine for a Cause of the year and generously donating $500 to ATG. We love your big ol’ giving heart and are so grateful to you and everyone who came out to support our cause!

Our Tribe attended a Mother's Day Celebration hosted by Orchid Giving Circle to honor all the mothers who inspired to Go Against The Grain to serve and give back to the community. Through the end of the month, donations received will be matched up to $10,000. 
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