Perris Valley Filipino-American Association, Inc. or PVFAA, is a nonprofit organization located in the Inland Empire. PVFAA was started in July 1997 ( co-founded by its two-time chairman, Mr. Eddie Init and by Mr. Billy Culpa) with a a small group of Filipino-American families in the City of Perris, CA whose main purpose then was to establish camaraderie and kinship among its members.
In April 2008, PVFAA was officially recognized by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a tax-exempt non-profit public charity organization. With the due diligence and leadership of its members, PVFAA is recognized by the community as one of the established and respected organizations within the Inland Empire. Currently, PVFAA's membership and support has expanded to include all of the Inland Empire area, even reaching as far as Los Angeles and San Diego. PVFAA holds a variety of social events throughout the year including annual events such as Sportsfest and Christmas Celebration.
In September of 2017, PVFAA opened the Filipino American Asian American Mental Health Resource Center (Formerly known as the Filipino American Health Resource Center) to address the mental health needs of the community.
In 2022, in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, PVFAA has partnered up with local organization, Asian Pacific Counseling and Treatment Center (APCTC) to establish a COVID-19 Awareness Program to support the community through the pandemic.
To be part of all the events and community work that PVFAA does, please consider joining our organization!
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