East Cobb Branch members were busy making Origami as Christmas gifts for senior centers On December 21st and 22nd of 2017. They handed out these gifts after their Music performance. They learned how to make a swan with flapping wings. They also went online to find out how to make a frog, various flowers, an […]
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Led by: Kevin Chen, Tony Liu Written by: Kevin Chen This holiday season, thousands of white cotton shirts were donated to William Beaumont Army Medical Center and its connected VA center via Hike for Mental Health. The president from Hike for Mental Health, Leo Walker, was extremely happy to see our AYLUS volunteers donate […]
Chengda (Samuel) Li of the AYLUS San Diego Branch collected 150 water bottles each from December 1 to December 22, 2017. Chengda (Samuel) donated $8.05 to the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation. Keep up with your great work and Merry Christmas, Samuel!
Each year, as the holiday season approaches, families all over the world gather together to celebrate. However, there are also myriad of families which aren’t as fortunate as us, and struggle just to put food on the table, much less worry about exchanging gifts. Millions of children come home to an empty Christmas tree. On […]
Christopher Yang and Stephen Yang of the San Diego Branch of AYLUS provided music therapies to a brain injury patient Annie on a weekly basis for three years now. Annie suffered from brain injury, three strokes, three heart attacks, and injury of her internal organs from a boating accident when she was 14 in 2003. She […]
Chengming (Daniel) Li of the AYLUS San Diego Branch collected 150 water bottles each from December 1 to December 22, 2017. Chengming (Daniel) donated $9.45 to the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation. Keep up with your great work and Merry Christmas, Daniell!
On December 22nd, the AYLUS Houston Branch went to downtown Houston to deliver winter clothing and Christmas cards to the homeless community! Around 50 t-shirts and Christmas cards were distributed. After Hurricane Harvey has decimated many Houston families, AYLUS wanted to aid these victims by providing winter clothes to brace the cold temperatures of winter. […]
On December 19th, the AYLUS Houston branch came together to help sort and box winter clothing for those who are not fortunate enough to have them. Members brought in jackets, shirts, pants, and even shoes to give away, after which they worked together in putting them in organized boxes, including a bag with the branch’s […]
On 12/20 2017, The Enlearning Branch cooperating with Island Harvest conducted a food drive at King Kullen Supermarket in Manhasset. All group members Kevin Liu, Emily Zhang, Paul Yu, and Youran Wu participated in this activity and received over one hundred pounds of food. The food collected have sent to Island Harvest headquarter and distributed […]
Rancho Santa Margarita Branch students made and collected blankets, hats, and holiday greeting cards for patients of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles from 11/10 to 11/20. All the Brach members Amanda Cai, Phoebe Cao, Katie Zhou, Andrea McMilan, and Hannah Li participated in the activity.
Led by: Donna Liu, Kevin Chen Written by: Jason Jiang On November 16th, 2017, AYLUS Pearland performed at the Autumn Leaves Assisted Living Memory Care Nursing Home. Within the span of an hour, our AYLUS performers put on a variety of acts that brightened Autumn Leaves’ cheery atmosphere and brought happiness to the residents’ days. […]
On December 16, 2017, six young musicians performed at Sterling Estates Senior Living Community in East Cobb for 90 minutes. They played Christmas music, which made the seniors happy; some of them even started to hum and sing along with the songs. Besides wonderful music, our talented pianist Eric Yao also played some magic tricks […]
Eight young musicians entertained old-time music for senior residents at Arbor Terrace Senior Center on December 17. The crowd was almost packed to the brim in the entertainment hall. People applauded and smiled and sing together as the sweet notes reached their ears in 90 minutes perform. “Every single person in the room has been […]
On December 16, 2017, 35 San Diego students of AYLUS held the 23rd STEAM Challenge Camp. AP Calculus AB/BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, Python Programming, AP Art History, Art and Drawing, Chess, Chinese, Disease Detectives, Ecology, Flute, Quiz Bowl, Robotics, Rubik, Spanish, Sudoku, ESL, and Mathematics were taught to children of new immigrants. The […]
On December 16, 3027, the AYLUS group went to the Columbus Faith Mission Community Kitchen to help wrap presents. The four volunteers were Aidan, Xin Chen, Eileen, and Michelle Z. The group was assigned to making men’s presents, which involved putting lotion, shampoo, deodorant, razors, washcloths, and a gift card inside a basket. The basket […]
San Diego students of AYLUS performed for brain injury patients Christmas Party at the Joyce Beers Uptown Community Center on December 16, 2017. Most patients there suffered from brain injuries from traffic accidents. Some were in wheelchairs. The brain injury patients responded joyfully by singing along with the Christmas music during the performance. The Joy […]
Eric Xu of the AYLUS San Diego Branch, a rising sophomore from Canyon Crest Academy, collected 60 water bottles from December 1 to December 9 and donated $3.00 to the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation. Keep up with your great work, Eric!
Throughout the months of July to December of 2017, Sugar Land Branch members and other young musicians held a total of 15 concerts at an Alzheimer’s care center in Sugar Land! These concerts featured a total of 28 performers from elementary, middle, and high schools around the district. The residents at the Alzheimer’s care center […]
On November 20, 2017, the Rancho Santa Margarita Branch went to the Second Harvest Food Bank to set up “No Lunch” Lunch Setup for sponsors, as a fundraising event for the needy. Setting up included setting and decorating the tables, washing and preparing plates, arranging fruits and vegetables, and setting up and organizing the menus.
After two days of record snowfall in metro Atlanta, young musicians in the East Cobb branch performed Christmas Music at Arbor Terrace East Cobb Senior Center on Dec 10, 2017. We had a string ensemble, piano, saxophone, violin solos, and a variety of performances which really warmed 20 senior residences’ hearts. They responded joyfully by […]