2022 Donation Presentations

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Korean American Association Sponsor Centenarian Event

Seal Beach Sa-rang Church 18th Annual Donation

Seal Beach Cornerstone Church Annual Donation to GAF

Filipino Association of Leisure World Present Annual Donation

Leisure World Korean Community Church Support Centenarian Event


Korean American Association Sponsor Centenarian Event

Golden Age Foundation cordially invites those 99 years or older turning 100 in 2022 to a visiting their residency by the GAF volunteers honoring the Leisure World Seal Beach Centenarians. The volunteers will visit at their residency to deliver at their residency with a gift bag contains a lot of goodies and bring a bright smile with lunch for two sponsored by GAF at your residency.

Photo: From L to R,
Won S. Ryu, President ; Anna Derby, President of GAF; Wook J. Cho, Chairman of  KAA.

Centenarians’ life’s journey and presence here in our community are some of the many things that make Leisure World a great place to live. The Golden Age Foundation would like to take the time to acknowledge their special day by visiting and providing a special lunch for them and a friend or family member,  a gift bag, and a smile from one of our Golden Age Volunteers on Wednesday, April 20th, 2022 between 11:00 – 12:30.

In that gift bag, they will receive a Centenarian Certificate issued by the City of Seal Beach,  a bouquet of flowers, a gift card from Sprouts of $25 each which was donated by the City of Seal Beach. To sponsor the centenarian event, City of Seal Beach employees “Jean Thursday” raise funds. 

Korean American Association sponsorship of $750 will get  gift cards of $25 each from  Hof’s Hut for centenarians to add the pleasure of lunch outing with their families. Hope they celebrate once more occasion with their family or friend. 

Leisure World Korean Community Church already sponsors the Centenarian Event by adding to the gift bag list gift cards for centenarians to celebrate the community event. Each centenarian will get a $25 gift card from Ralph’s to help to get their groceries later on. 

Special lunches for two will be donated by the Golden Age Foundation and volunteers will visit their residency with all these gifts and lunches for families of two.  

Additionally, GAF has been working with their family to gather the story that covers more than 100 years witnessed unimaginable history and unique family,  the remarkable life story to share with our neighbors and friends in Leisure World to celebrate the resilience, happiness, and healthy living they exemplified to all that know you. 

Anyone who would like to be a sponsor for the Centenarian Event, please contact Anna Derby, president of the GAF at (562) 301-5339 by March 31st due to the production of the program. Or if you know anyone 99 years old or older as of this year, please give Anna Derby a call to get in the list of the centenarian celebration in 2022.

 Korean American Association has been supported the GAF by contributing annually for the program that services to shareholders to make better of the community we live. 

The Korean American Association (KAA) of Leisure World Seal Beach welcomes all residents to participate in their activities. The purpose of the KAA is to promote fellowship;  create and foster Korean cultural activities;  promote the principles of good citizenship; and  encourage community services.

KAA started to meet in December 9th 2021 after almost a couple of years pandemic, and they just had a meeting on March 10th in CH 2 with full house. the next meeting will be on June 9th with special event to appreciate for Korean War Veterans who fought during the Korean War.

 For more information of KAA, call Won S. Ryu at (714) 982-7793.

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Seal Beach Sa-rang Church 18th Annual Donation

The Seal Beach Sa-rang Church observed the 18th anniversary of the founding of the church. The congregation of about 100 members is served by the team of 9 retired pastors of diverse backgrounds-the Assembly of God, the Methodists and  the Presbyterian. The team leader is Rev. Kyo Min Soh and it is truly an inter-denominational church. And the pastors are voluntary and not compensated for their care and services.  They take turn in preaching, bible studies and presiding.

The Seal Beach Sa-Rang church has been meeting  at Room 2 in CH 3 since its inception. For the past 8 years under the leadership of Rev. Kyo Min Soh the congregation has  been steadily growing and the church has been relocated to the Lobby in the beginning of  November 2017.  

Seal Beach Sa Rang Church has been an annual  donor to GAF since their foundation.

Worship Service: Every Sunday, in the Lobby of Clubhouse 3, 11:00 AM

Wednesday Bible Study: Every Wednesday , Clubhouse 3, Room 2, 6:30 PM 

For Further information: contact Rev. Kyo Min Soh , 562-309-4420(H), 562-719-1895(C)

Yoon Soo Park, PhD

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Seal Beach Cornerstone Church Annual Donation to Golden Age Foundation

Representatives from Seal Cornerstone Church, Senior Pastor Peter Kang and church committee Chair Jong Ok Kim donated $1,000 to Golden Age Foundation to share their need for this community. Seal Beach Cornerstone  Church has been a consistent donor since its founding in 2010 and GAF appreciates their contribution, especially during this pandemic. Seal Beach Cornerstone would like to continue to be a part of the community to support the GAF service program.

Photo from L-R: Senior Pastor from Seal Beach Cornerstone Church Peter Kang, Anna Derby, GAF President, and Jong Ok Kim, Congregation Committee Chair.
Photo by Michael Oh.  

Seal Beach Cornerstone Church Sunday services are held in Club House 2 at 9:45 a.m and they had a special 12th Anniversary Service on Sunday, February 6th in CH 2.

The Golden Age Foundation is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) charitable organization dedicated to serving the special needs of our shareholders and residents. Through the generosity of individuals in our community, we are able to provide various programs and projects. All Golden Age programs are provided free to Leisure World shareholders, and the Foundation is entirely staffed by resident volunteers.

For more information call Anna Derby at (562) 301-5339.

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Filipino Association of Leisure World Present Annual Donation

Filipino Association of Leisure World (FALW) was established in August 2009. The mission was to build a better relationship in a diverse community. It is a non-profit charitable organization geared to support the needs of the Leisure World community.

The main objective is to help Golden Age Foundation programs in assisting the needs of the community. At present, there are 63 paid and active members of the association. To be a member you must be a bona fide resident of Leisure World.

Anna Derby, president of Golden Age Foundation graciously accepted the donation of $1,000 from the Filipino Association of Leisure World, Harry Varnas, treasurer of FALW.

FALW has two fundraising events in a year, Annual Luau-Dinner Dance in September and Valentines Ball in February. FALW supports and hosts the annual picnic for all veterans residing in Leisure World. Even during these difficult times, FALW continuously made its annual donation to GAF.

FALW renounces violence as an instrument of organizational policy and adheres to a policy of peace, justice, freedom, cooperation and unity with all organizations and individuals.

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Leisure World Korean Community Church Support Centenarian Event

Golden Age Foundation invited those 99 years or older turning 100 in 2022 to a visit at their residency by the GAF volunteers honoring the Leisure World Seal Beach Centenarians. 

The volunteers brought a bright moment to the Centenarians’ life’s journey and celebrated their presence here in our community as some of the many things that make Leisure World a great place to live. The Golden Age Foundation would like took the time to acknowledge their special day by visiting and providing a special lunch for them and a friend or family member.  A gift bag, and a smile from one of our Golden Age Volunteers occurred on Wednesday, April 20th, 2022 between 11:00 – 12:30.

In that gift bag, they received a Centenarian Certificate issued by the City of Seal Beach,  a bouquet of flowers, a gift card from Sprouts for $25 which was donated by the City of Seal Beach. To sponsor the centenarian event, City of Seal Beach employees “Jean Thursday” raised funds. 

Leisure World Korean Community Church sponsored the Centenarian Event by adding to the gift bag gift cards for centenarians to celebrate the community event. Each centenarian received a $25 gift card from Ralph’s to help with their groceries.

Photo from L to R – Elder Henry Kim, Anna Derby President of GAF, Reverend Jang Y. Yong

Special lunches for two were donated by the Golden Age Foundation and volunteers visited their residence with all these gifts and lunches for two. 

Additionally, GAF worked with their family to gather their story covering more than 100 years witnessing unimaginable history and unique family. The remarkable life story to share with neighbors and friends in Leisure World celebrating the resilience, happiness, and healthy living they exemplified to all that know you. 

The L.W. Korean Community Church has been supporting the Golden Age Foundation since 2017, when they moved to Leisure World. 

LWKCC has been celebrating Sunday Worship every week starting 11:50 a.m. in the main sanctuary. Saturday early morning worship is at 7:00 a.m.

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