Asian Community Development Council Announces Fund Matching Campaign to Support Restaurant Worker Injured in Shooting in Shanghai Plaza

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Media Contact: Patranya Bhoolsuwan | Patranya@acdcnv.org | 702-556-0235

Las Vegas (December 24, 2021): The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is holding a press conference on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at 2:00 PM in front of the Asian Community Development Council’s office on the 2nd floor of Shanghai Plaza. The address is 4276 West Spring Mountain Road #207, Las Vegas, NV 89102.
Governor Steve Sisolak and First Lady Kathy Sisolak are scheduled to attend the event, along with ACDC Founder & President Vida Chan Lin. ACDC is joining forces with Asian American & Pacific Islander business & community partners to raise funds for Shanghai Taste’s waiter, ChengYan Wang, after he was critically injured in a shooting at the restaurant last weekend. ACDC is launching a fundraising campaign via Mightycause, a fundraising platform, and will match up to $5000 with the goal of raising $10,000. Money raised will go directly to Mr. Wang’s recovery fund. Mr. Wang is still listed in critical condition after being shot multiple times while working at Shanghai Taste restaurant in the early morning hours of December 20th. Mr. Wang is a hard working employee who is supporting his family who lives in China To donate to Chengyan Wang’s recovery fund: https://www.mightycause.com/story/Shanghaitaste

ACDC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and all donations to this cause are considered tax-deductible.

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ABOUT THE ASIAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL:
The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is a nonprofit and non-partisan organization dedicated to building, connecting, and educating the Asian American Pacific Islander community in Nevada. ACDC was officially chartered in 2015. The mission of ACDC is to improve the general well-being and education of the Asian American Pacific Island and other ethnic communities in Nevada. Among the services ACDC offers includes: voter education, health insurance enrollment assistance, citizenship application assistance, vaccination clinics (Influenza and COVID-19), food distribution, College Readiness Bootcamp, and GraduAsian.