Third annual Winter Walk Boston will be Feb. 10

BOSTON – January 25, 2019 – The Winter Walk, an initiative raising awareness and funds for Greater Boston’s homeless community announces its third annual homelessness walk on February 10, 2019.  This 2 mile walk through the streets of Boston during the coldest month of the year will begin and end on Copley Plaza. Participants, housed and unhoused, will walk shoulder to shoulder and then share a community breakfast together as we hear real stories of Boston’s homeless population.   The 2019 Winter Walk is presented in partnership with Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston Medical Center Far meritsNet Plan (BMCHP). Both … Continue reading

Ford Foundation Gives $1 Million to Help Expand Number of U.S. Students with Experience in China

NEW YORK, May 8, 2012 — The Ford Foundation today announced a $1 million contribution to support the creation of a nonprofit initiative to help increase the number of American university students who spend some portion of their academic years in China.
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The Special Medical Edition

The Sampan’s special medical edition is out on stands now! As part of the newspaper’s ongoing efforts to provide the Asian American community with health and healthcare information, this edition covers all three of the Sampan’s areas of concern: Obesity, Diabetes and Smoking Cessation. In addition to information on quitting smoking, eating a better diet and new diabetes research, a few of Sampan’s columnists have written informative pieces on their areas of expertise and links to healthcare. We hope you find the Sampan’s medical edition useful! Click on the sections you’d like to look at! Please follow and like us: