FAS in the News
Nov 20, 2023
How one Iowan discovered family is not always about the people who share your DNA
Luisita McBurney first told this story on stage at the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "Family."
Oct 14, 2021
Meet Luisita McBurney - 2021 Passport to Prosperity Honoree
Passport to Prosperity recognizes immigrants and refugees for their significant economic, cultural, or social contributions to our communities and the state of Iowa.
Apr 23, 2021
Vaccination Clinic Reaches Out To Iowa's Asian Communities
The vaccination clinic hosted by the Filipino-American Society of Iowa is open to everyone, but aimed at members of the AAPI community. They will be administering more than 300 doses of the Pfizer vaccine.
May 24, 2020
Nonprofit donates 400 meals for Pagtulong Day
Creative Visions' partnership with FAS for Pagtulong Day — meaning day of "helping" in Tagalog — was created in lieu of the non-profit's food drives that were canceled amid the coronavirus.
Nov 10, 2018
Filipino American Society honors veterans
Those who've served our nation were honored on Saturday. The Filipino- American Society hosted an event to honor our veterans. And the plumbers and steamfitters union helped put it all together.