The FAAP holds many events for fund-raising, as well as participates in year-round activities which benefit charities here in the US and in the Philippines. These include raising money for disaster relief programs, women's shelters, libraries, and hospitals, and helping out at local food banks, soup kitchens, and various other programs.Read More
Welcome to our site
The association started out as an informal social group in 1957. Formally organized in 1964 as the SPNP, it later became the Filipino American Association of Pittsburgh, Inc. (FAAP) in 2000 when it was incorporated as a non-profit organization. It has been granted public charity status and classified as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The FAAP is a strong and dynamic organization, thanks to its hard-working team of volunteers and supportive members
Our Three Pillars Our mission is to preserve, promote and perpetuate the Filipino heritage among our members and the general public through cultural, charitable and educational activities.
The FAAP exposes its members and the public to the Filipino culture through participation in area cultural events as well as its many activities which serve as the medium for experiencing the Filipino family. Its dance troupe performs in many area festivals, local hospitals, schools, historical Kennywood Park, and private events.Read More
The FAAP seeks to enhance the educational achievements of its members through scholarship programs and other achievement awards. The FAAP 's future plans include the establishment of a Filipino School that will provide students with a deeper understanding of the Philippines through its language, history, geography, and culture.Read More
Support the FAAP
Please consider making a donation to our various programs such as the Philippine Center, Charity Fund, Calamity Fund, Dance Troupe, and Education Fund. You may send your check made to the FAAP indicating the program(s) you wish to support to: Treasurer - 200 Church Street, West Mifflin, PA 15122