THE Philippine American Society, Inc. (PAS) is a Tax-exempt 501 (c ) (3) non-profit organization of Palm Beach County whose mission is to promote the Filipino heritage, culture and traditions to Filipino-Americans future generations and to people of all cultures.
The Filipino-Americans are growing as a community in South Florida. Census Data 2000 Asian Category showed that there are 261,672 Asians in Florida, the Filipinos is second highest, (54,310), next to Asian Indian, (70,740). As professionals, mostly in medical, education, and business fields, we are becoming an integral part of the community.
PAS mission statement
To promote coalition and collaboration among Filipino Americans and other nationalities, locally and nationally. To foster a positive image of Filipino Americans in our community. To preserve and share our Filipino heritage, culture and tradition to future generation. To inspire and support Filipino American youths to become future leaders by mentoring and sharing responsibilities and challenges in the community. To maintain the Society’s 510 (c) (3) status as a charitable, civic, cultural, and educational organization. PAS further envisions a unified, growth oriented organization where each member and officer shall strive hard to promote the society’s mission and to accomplish goals that shall benefit the interest of the Society’s members.