In April 2020, Alan An co-founded SGV Eats, a Facebook Group committed to supporting San Gabriel Valley restaurants during the pandemic. The SGV Eats team of volunteers has also spearheaded fundraisers and events to benefit local hospitals & small businesses. Alan also works full time as a business development lead at PGI Estates from Milano Realty, a real estate team dedicated to serving the greater Los Angeles area. His volunteerism and career are fueled by his passion to contribute to the growth of the community.
ABC 7 Spot of SGV Eats & Our first event: Eat SGV Week “It all started with an idea. Our team of food enthusiasts got together with a few restaurant owners to pitch the idea of a unique kind of restaurant week to help businesses during a normally slow time of the year. Not all restaurants are able to participate in larger food events at this time and we felt there was an opportunity to provide a platform through our Facebook Group. Thus, Eat SGV Week was created. This event is all about community, collaboration, and sharing SGV’s culinary story with the world.”
GoFundMe: The Great SGV Take-Out Weekend
The aim of this fundraiser was to provide restaurant quality, pre-packaged take home meals & drinks for frontline healthcare workers. We teamed up with select local restaurants to raise funds for this event, so that we can give our local heroes a well-deserved night to relax with a pre-made meal and continue our mission of supporting our community together.
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