FAAR Goals

  • Preserve the Filipino Arts and Cultural heritage to strengthen the ethnic identity of Filipino Americans.

  • Participate in local arts, cultural and educational exhibitions.

  • Provide educational workshops to members of the Greater Rochester Area communities.

  • Offer educational assistance to deserving Filipino-American students.

  • Foster effective communications among FAAR members and various groups in the community.

  • Encourage FAAR active involvement in the community.

  • Celebrate Filipino-American achievements.

  • Build and enhance relationships among diverse ethnic groups.

  • Organize and raise funds to aid the Filipinos, Filipino-Americans and other charitable organizations.

 

Membership

Where do your membership dues go? 

Membership dues help to cover the administrative expenses of running the organization as well as support the goals and activities of our Filipino-American community both locally and our kababayan in the Philippines. 

* Alay Sa Kapwa Fund
* Philippine Consular General New York Outreach Program 
* Children's Philippine Cultural Classes
* FAAR's Cultural Presentation at the Asian Pacific American Heritage Celebration at the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
* Spring-Post Easter Family Brunch
* Philippines Independence Day Picnic
* Family Halloween Party
* Christmas-Holiday Party

Support and network with other local Filipino-American owned businesses. Make new friends, learn about the Filipino culture and share your knowledge or talents. It is with your participation and volunteerism that we as an organization support one another as well as our local community.