List of top AAPI nonprofits to support in 2023 through in-person or virtual volunteering opportunitiesList of top AAPI nonprofits to support in 2023 through in-person or virtual volunteering opportunities

Top 10 AAPI Nonprofit Organizations To Volunteer For In 2023

Team Goodera
3 minutes

We’ve rounded up 10 AAPI nonprofit organizations and charities with virtual and in-person volunteering opportunities that serve and empower the AAPI community all year round. This AAPI heritage month, consider supporting one of these visionary organizations that work diligently to promote AAPI rights, education, and community development programs in the U.S.

NPOs with Virtual Volunteering Opportunities

1. Queens Community House

Location: Queens, New York

Queens Community House (QCH) is a multi-site, multi-service settlement house that serves the diverse neighborhoods of Queens. They serve residents of all ages, races, faiths, and ethnicities while supporting the viability of the borough as a whole.

2. Asian Youth Center (AYC)

Location: Los Angeles

AYC provides participating youth with access to and support for the completion of educational and vocational assessment, exploration, job skills development, on-the-job training, paid work experience, and job placement.

3. My Sister's House

Location: Sacramento

My Sister's House serves Asians, Pacific Islanders, and other underserved women and children to recover from domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking by providing a culturally appropriate and responsive haven and job training and community services.

4. Asian Law Alliance

Location: San Jose, California

Asian Law Alliance, established in 1977, is a nonprofit organization providing equal access to the justice system for Asian Pacific Islanders and low-income populations in Silicon Valley. Their mission is to promote self-sufficiency, self-reliance, and a better quality of life for all through providing legal counseling, community education, and community organizing.


Location: New York

AALDEF focuses on critical issues affecting Asian Americans, including immigrant rights, voting rights, democracy, economic justice for workers, educational equity, housing, environmental justice, and eliminating anti-Asian violence, police misconduct, and human trafficking. 

NPOs with In-Person Volunteering Opportunities

6. Koreatown Youth and Community Center

Location: Los Angeles

KYCC (Koreatown Youth and Community Center) was established in 1975 to support a growing population of at-risk youth in Los Angeles. Today, KYCC is the leading multiservice organization in Koreatown, supporting children and their families in the areas of education, health, housing, and finances. 

7. Celebrate Your Talent

Location: Las Vegas

Celebrate your talent creates adaptive and inclusive education alternatives that are perfect for Twice-Exceptional individuals of all ages and the unique abilities that they incorporate. 

Their programs are designed with a non-verbal base and lead to increased communication, reduced tension, and recognizable unity.

8. Heart of Dinner, New York

Location: New York

Heart of Dinner exists to combat food insecurity and isolation among Asian American elderly who face inequity. They do this by delivering care packages of hot lunches and fresh produce every Wednesday, lovingly paired with a handwritten and illustrated letter in their native language to bring warmth and comfort.

9. Faith & Community Empowerment (FACE)

Location: Los Angeles

FACE serves as a bridge between the Asian American community and the greater community by creating private and public collaboration, maximizing the capacities of faith-based organizations and other community non-profits, increasing access to resources and funds, and assisting low-income individuals and revitalizing neighborhoods.

10. Little Tokyo Service Centre

Location: Los Angeles

Little Tokyo Service Center (LTSC) aims to provide comprehensive social welfare services to low-income individuals, contribute to cultural preservation in Little Tokyo and among the broader Japanese community in the Southland, and provide resources to neighboring Asian Pacific Islanders and other low-income communities.

These non-profit organizations are making a significant impact on the AAPI community in the United States. Whether it's providing settlement services, job skills development, or legal counseling, each organization has its unique approach to addressing critical issues affecting Asian Americans.

Why Goodera?

As we celebrate AAPI Heritage Month, we encourage everyone to get involved by volunteering with Goodera. Our global network of 50k+ NPOs covers various cause areas across geographies, with volunteering opportunities curated for every team. The NPOs mentioned above are Goodera-vetted organizations committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity. 

This AAPI heritage month, let Goodera do the heavy lifting while you concentrate on impact. We source nonprofits, manage logistics, drive registrations with marketing collaterals, and set up the stage and host the events. Goodera hosts events in various formats, including remote, in-office, outdoor, and globally in over 100 countries and over 20 languages. <rte-link_business-popup>Join us<rte-link_business-popup> in making a difference by signing up with Goodera and volunteering today!

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