19th Annual Korean Senior’s Day Celebration

Thank you! 감사합니다!

Thank you to all our sponsors, donors, staff, and volunteers for making our 19th Annual Korean Senior’s Day another great year for the hundreds of seniors in the Chicagoland area!

It’s that time of year again!

One of the most anticipated cultural arts events of the year from Hanul Family Alliance is the Annual Korean Senior’s Day Celebration. For the past 18 years, Hanul has hosted over 700 Korean seniors, their families, and volunteers for this special day of celebration, recognition, and festivities. This year, it will be held on Saturday, May 18.

There’s been a change in location!

The 19th Korean Senior’s Day location will be at Theodore Roosevelt High School at 3436 W. Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60625.

Why hold Korean Senior’s Day?

Our seniors face linguistic, cultural, and economic barriers and often suffer from social isolation and depression in their everyday life away from their home country. We hold this event to show respect and recognition to our local seniors in the community. The highlight of Korean Senior’s Day are the art performances of local and international artists and our senior artists in our Cultural Art Programs. The event is primarily sponsored by donations and contributions from local Korean business owners.

I’m interested. How do I volunteer?

Because we’re hosting a large number of seniors on their special day, we need a lot of volunteers. This is a great opportunity to volunteer either by yourself or in groups of friends and family. For all volunteers, there will be mandatory training and orientation prior to the event. The schedule of the training is seen below. Please contact our volunteer coordinator Charlene Choi at cchoi@hanulusa.org for any questions and inquiries.

Mandatory Pre-Event Volunteer Orientation Training Schedule (pick one date):

  • Saturday, May 11, 2 - 4 PM.
    Hanul Suburban Office at 1166 S. Elmhurst Rd, Mt. Prospect, IL 60056

  • Friday, May 17, 4 - 6 PM
    Theodore Roosevelt High School, 3436 W. Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60625

I’d like to donate!

Please click HERE for the 2019 Korean Senior’s Day sponsorship package and HERE for the sponsorship application. If you’d like to donate online, click the yellow button below. We thank you for your generous donation!

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Check out photos from last year’s 18th Annual Korean Senior’s Day Celebration

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