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FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham High Asian Student Association is holding a raffle to raise funds.

The Asian Student Association is a student organization at Framingham High School that was founded to advocate and raise awareness for the normalized racism and xenophobia against the AAPI community.

“We strive to create an environment where Asian students can feel not only accepted, but understood by other peers with similar experiences. We hope that students of all ethnic backgrounds will foster a greater understanding and appreciation of Asian culture, and learn to cultivate pride with their own culture in a world that scorns and erases differences. Not only do we focus on Asian culture, we also expand upon and discuss current events and topics regarding the AAPI community,” said Framingham High Asian Student Association President Gared Wong.

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“Now, more than ever, having an outlet to express varying opinions without judgment has become necessary, and our club provides students with the opportunity to do so. We have devoted student officers with a passion for these topics, spending hours planning and creating, so that the club can flourish. We encourage anyone who is interested in learning about different cultures and has a passion for speaking out on problems happening throughout the world to join,” said Wong.

“50% of the proceeds will go to the Framingham High School Asian Student Association. The other 50% will be going to the non-profit organization Asian Americans Advancing Justice,” said Wong. “The AAAJ is an organization dedicated to advocating for civil rights, providing legal services and education and building coalitions on behalf of the AAPI community. If you want to learn more go to their website or check out their instagram @advancingjustice_aajc.”

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Instructions from the Framingham High School Asian Student Association

  1. Fill out the google form to enter the raffle. It can be found on our instagram @fhsasian or you can scan the QR codes. The Information for the Raffle can also be found on our instagram and QR codes. You can also email for the information.
  2. Pick the amount of tickets you will buy. You can buy as many tickets as you would like!
  3. If you would like to purchase more than 10 tickets please write down the sets of tickets. Ex. 2 sets of 10 tickets or 1 set of 10 tickets and 1 set of 5 tickets. 
  4. After you submit the google form, there will be an email sent to confirm your entry. The email will also contain a QR code to pay or you can find us on Venmo @fhsasian. If you CANNOT pay with Venmo, but would still like to enter, please let us know. 
  5. Everyday we will choose a winner. Everyday you will receive a text message on who the winner is. You can also check out our instagram @fhsasian to see who the winner is. YOU CAN WIN MULTIPLE TIMES!6. The prizes will be delivered to your house shortly after or digitally transferred7. If you have any questions please email either, or DM us @fhsasian. 8. Good Luck! This is going to a good cause.

Ticket prices:

1 ticket $3

3 tickets $5

5 tickets $12

10 tickets $25

The deadline to purchase is June 20.

By editor

Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.