Events

The Philippine Women’s University Alumni Association of Southern California (PWUAASC) is an organization whose members are its graduates, current and former students and faculty members of the Philippine Women’s University and its branches. The aim of PWUAASC is to promote a nurturing relationship & personal growth among its members, encourage loyalty to our alma mater and inspire active leadership in our communities through meaningful, civic-oriented, charitable and religious activities, programs, and services. 

Our organizational activities include:

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  1. Quarterly meetings to discuss business at hand, plan for activities and conduct educational activities to enhance its members’ personal growth. Classes are taught by our members who have some expertise on the subject.

    • Ongoing Educational Activities: Cooking, Flower arrangements, How to give your partner a massage.

    • Future plans: Classes on last will and testaments, stock market, how to grow old gracefully, issues confronting the elderly and line dancing.

  2. Social activities:

    • Dinner dances- Induction of Officers every other year.

      • Future plan: 25th Anniversary and Alumni Gathering on May 23, 2009

    • Annual Picnics

    • Annual Christmas celebration To practice social skills and enhance camaraderie and to raise funds to finance our projects

  3. Religious activities in November to honor Miraculous Medal

  4. Community participation in the community of Cerritos during the July 4th celebrations: sponsoring a food booth, joining the parades and other meaningful community activities. We also support our Philippine Consulate in LA by taking part in the annual Philippine Independence Day Celebrations.

  5. Fundraising - Our fundraising monies are donated to the Red Cross, the feeding the homeless program at Dolores Mission in Boyle Heights, Student’s Scholarship programs, and assistance to our alma mater for projects like chapel renovations and such. We also collect canned goods for the Food Banks in the Los Angeles area.

Other future activities under consideration are: donation of books to our university library and children’s books to public schools back in the Philippines. We are also planning to contribute to the “Habitat for Humanity” a project in the Philippines called “Kawad Kalinga”, building low-cost housing to the homeless and donating funds for the people to get connected to the local water agency for their water supply.

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