Monday, May 4, 2009

The KYOPO Project Fundraiser Benefit in SF This Wednesday, May 6th!

Some of our friends are involved in an art & culture photography project related to Korean Diaspora called THE KYOPO Project. The artist is Cindy Hwang, which you can read more about here.

The fundraiser for the project is this Wednesday, May 6th, in San Francisco. It will be held at VESSEL, which is located at 85 Campton Place.

Registration starts at 5:30 and the event starts at 6 pm and continues until 9 pm.

$100/Entrance Ticket (100% Tax Deductible)
$200/Vip Ticket, $1500/Table (100% Tax Deductible)
$50/Entrance Student Ticket (Valid Id Required) or for those 21-25 Yrs Old (100% Tax Deductible)

More from the event site...

Attend this night of entertainment and festivity to support the first project of its kind. Help realize a publication on multiculturalism and immigration illustrated visually and textually through the lens of the Korean Diaspora.

Guest Emcees And Keynote Speakers:
Yul Kwon, CBS’s “Survivor” Winner: Cooks Islands, Community Leader
Sue Kwon, Reporter, CBS5 Eyewitness News

Guest Performers:
Bobby Choy (Big Phony) – Singer, Songwriter
Maggie Kim - Singer Songwriter & Her Band
Susie Suh - Singer, Songwriter

Silent And Live Auction:
Meals With Mayor Jun Choi, Yul Kwon, Actress, Comedian Suzanne Whang, Author, UC Berkeley Professor Elaine Kim, Autographed Original Jersey By Hines Ward, Fine Art By Casey O’Connell, Ski Chalet One Week Vacation At The 5-Star, 5-Diamond Stein Erickson Lodge, Special, Exclusive Meal With Wine Pairing In The Kitchen Of The French Laundry, Meet And Greet With Chef De Cuisine Corey Lee, Meal For 2 At Gary Danko Restaurant, Meal For 4 At Laiola Restaurant, HBO Dvd Sets, Whistle & Flute Cascade Collar Coat, Jennifer Loomis Photography, Peekadoodle Kidsclub 1 Year Family Membership, Etc.

Kyopo Consultants:
Joy Yi Boatwright, Linda Kang Chong, Joseph Chong, Yul Kwon, Kevin Kim, Clara Chung, Eunyoung Byunn, Bibiane Choi, June Choi

Host Committee:
Claire Chang, Sunwoo Hwang, Bill & Mary Kim, Michael & Letitia Kim, Sarah Kim-Lee, Sophia Kim, Andrew D. Ko, Consul General Koo, Daniel S. Lee, Teresa Lim, Phillip F. Shinn, Jiin Son, Juliana Youn


**If you cannot attend the event but wish to contribute a donation online, instructions can be found on the KYOPO website at

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