Service, Advocacy, & Civic Engagement

American Cancer Society

  • (2005-2018)

  • Team Captain, Global Cancer Fighters for ACS's Relay for Life

  • Doordinating team fundraisers and activities to raise awareness and funds for research

  • Individually raised $35,000+ so far

  • The youngest captain in RFL history

  • #1 Individual Fundraiser - July 2009, 2014;

  • # 1 Team Fundraiser – July 2009

MASA Mentors

  • (2014-2018) - help GATE elementary school kids in the subjects of math and science through fun, engaging activities

Project Dream Club

  • (2013-14)

  • Publicist

  • Collecting blankets to support the homeless

  • Fundraisers to support Sandy Hook shooting victims

Rotary/Interact

  • (2014 to 2018)

  • Interact Club President, Vice President, & Member

  • Organizing and volunteering for events including Rise Against Hunger, Santa Clothes, Make a Difference Day, Casino Night, and student-created service projects

  • Paul Harris Fellow Award, Rotary Int'l - Nov 2016 (donating $2300 to Rise Against Hunger program, raised on 16th birthday by requesting donations in lieu of birthday gifts, sponsored 8,000 meals)

Safe School Ambassador 

  • (2012-2014) - training to and implementing strategies for bystander intervention on campus to prevent or stop bullying before or when it happens

Teen Advisory Board

  • (2012-14)

  • Plan and volunteer for events in the city and library for young children, teens, adults, and seniors

Foothill Unity Center

  • 2020

  • Producer, Event Coordinator – Virtual Concert Fundraiser

  • Raised $6,000 by producing a virtual fundraiser to support the SoCal homeless

  • Coordinated with speakers and performers from CA, UT, NY, and India to create an artist line up and emcee the event

  • Publicized and fundraised through news, media, press releases, social media, email, & word of mouth marketing

  • Streamed event live from Zoom to YouTube that garnered 400 views 

Birthdays/Holidays

  • For all of my birthdays, I have requested friends and family to bring food cans or donations to the American Cancer Society, UNICEF, Goodwill, and Rotary in lieu of birthday gifts. 

  • On Halloween, I Trick-or-treat for donations to ACS/UNICEF