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COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAMS

  • Health and Wellness Fairs at the Philippine American Cultural Center of Michigan (PACCM).

  • Healthy Eating Workshops for Older Adults and Diabetes Prevention Programs in partnership with Asian Center of Southeast Michigan.

  • Breast Cancer Awareness for Filipino Women in the Philippines in partnership with the Philippine-American Medical Mission Foundation of Michigan (PMMFM).

  • Vaccination education and clinics (Influenza and COVID) offered to various community groups in collaboration with the Eastern Michigan University Center for Health Disparities Innovation Studies (EMU-CHDIS).

  • Annual participation in the "Active People, Healthy Warren" 5K Run/2K Run at Shaw Park in the City of Warren. A partnership between FILAMCCO, PNAM, NaFFAA-MI, and CHDIS.

  • Active participation in the Kabalikat Emotional Wellness Program, a peer-to-peer support group for Filipino-American nurses, facilitated by the Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA).

  • Raising Awareness about Tuberculosis and Latent Tuberculosis Infection (TB/LTBI) among Asian-Americans living in Michigan. Subgrant awarded by the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organization (AAPCHO).

VOLUNTEER WORK

  • Volunteer hours at the World Medical Relief Center, MI.

  • Annual volunteer service at St. Hugo Thanksgiving Mass celebration.

  • Spiritual support through healing prayers for the sick and repose of souls of the departed family, friends, or members of PNAM.

CULTURAL EXCHANGE AND CELEBRATION

  • PNAM participates at the Annual Kalayaan Celebration in partnership with other member organizations of the Filipino-American Community Council of Michigan (Filamcco).

  • Annual Participation in the Sterling Heights Cultural Exchange at the Sterling Heights Senior Center.

  • Annual Rizal Day celebration.

PANDEMIC RESPONSE

  • Handed over face masks and sanitizers from APIA Organizations to Ascension Providence Hospital in Southfield, MI and St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac, MI.

  • Turned over donations from Gosioco Family to the Ostea Vent Foundation.

  • Conducted Prayer Novena for the sick members and their families.

  • Handed over face shields and visors from PNAA donor to Maple Manor Rehab in Novi, MI.

  • Raised funds to purchase and deliver meals for healthcare worker heroes.

  • Conducted multiple COVID-19 vaccination clinics to various community groups and events. The 2-year vaccination campaign was supported through a grant from the CDC Foundation.

  • Developed vaccine educational resources and provided awareness sessions focused on Filipinos and other Asian, Asian Americans, Pacific Islander communities.

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