A heartfelt thank you to all of our sponsors, donors, supporters, volunteers, members and officers. Your generosity and kindness are greatly appreciated. Your donation will go towards the October 2023 Medical-Dental-Vision Mission in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Sponsorship packages are still available. You can still join the VIP’s.
Meet the VIP’s
Please RSVP and reserve your ticket by June 15th by contacting Melody Orillo, Amy Laxamana and A-Jay Manabat.
Please click the forms below.
Phoenix 122 N Second St,
Phoenix AZ 85004
June 10th 9am to 7:30pm
FANOGCS is looking for cultural performers or singers to represent FANOGCS during the event.
Also looking for volunteers to help at the Information and Health Screening Table.
Please contact A-Jay Manabat at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer or for any questions about the PIDC event.
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This Education Conference is open to all nurses, nursing students, and healthcare professionals.
Date: April 22nd, 2023
Saturday 7:45 am to 5 pm. Registration starts at 7 am.
Avail of the Early Bird $5 discount by registering before March 15th. Please see the flyer for more details.
Click here for more information on the event: Conferences
The Filipino American Nursing Organization of Grand Canyon State is providing scholarship awards to its members. Two Scholarship awards will be given for one academic year. The award grants $500 each to two deserving members.
The winners will be announced during the anniversary celebration on June 24th, 2023. Deadline for submission is on June 1st, 2023. Please click on the link for the scholarship form and guidelines.
Here is a little highlight from the 2022 FANOGCS Christmas Party. The theme was “The Christmas Spirit Shines From Our Hearts.”
We would like to thank all the guests, supporters, donors, volunteers and members for making this event memorable and fun.
Thank you, Jonathan Magistrado of Duo Cor, LLC for the video highlight and Joanna for introducing him to FANOGCS. https://youtu.be/PlTUWFxHZfU
FILIPINO AMERICAN NURSES ORGANIZATION OF GRAND CANYON STATE is a professional nursing organization in Arizona established on June 25, 2020. A number of visionary nurses in the East Valley banded together to form this new organization that is member-led and member-driven, and whose mission is to promote and advance the nursing profession through continuing education, leadership development, community service and global outreach. FANOGCS is also a 501( c )(3) designated non-profit organization.
Our organization was founded to advance the nursing profession among Filipino American nurses with the core values: Knowledge, Empowerment, and Service, especially, and be more responsive to the needs of this unprecedented public health crisis, known as Covid 19, when the pandemic crisis began in 2020.
Filipino-American Registered Nurses with active Arizona license.
Retired Nurses, LPN, LVN, pre-NCLEX Nursing graduates, Student Nurses, Allied health professionals, non-practicing nurses. No voting privileges.
Registered Nurses with active license outside of Arizona, non-Philippine descent Registered Nurses. May have voting privileges, but may not hold an office.
3-Year FANOGCS Membership (General Member or Member at Large).
To empower Filipino American nurses to become future leaders in our organization and in our workplace.
To develop an organizational culture that enhances camaraderie and focusing on cultivating member cohesion.
To foster unity in diversity. Members come from different backgrounds, lifestyle and nursing specialties, but we are united by our commitment to advocate for nurses, to advance quality healthcare through education, research and leadership.
To exercise independence with our decision making in order to be effective and efficient in meeting our goals and mission in a timely manner.
To plan, coordinate and participate in appropriate health programs and services, including emergency crisis, natural disasters and medical missions to the community both locally and globally, with other associations, 501c3 organizations and agencies.
Our leaders spring from a roster of dedicated nurse professionals, tasked with leading and fulfilling the organization’s mission and goals. FANOGCS has a 97 strong membership, making it a prominent nurse professional groups in Arizona. Being a newly-formed organization, it has cohesively worked on Covid-related webinars, led in civic-engagement projects for the health and welfare communities and encouraged socially distanced activities and programs to complement member welfare.
For the full list of the current officers and members, please click here.
“The Courage to face the everyday tasks God has laid on us because we’re all in these together.” “It is in giving that we received
In 2020, the year of the pandemic, FANOGCS was organized to urgently respond to
the overwhelming public health crisis in Arizona.
“The decision to make our unit the designated Covid unit for our hospital was not received warmly and openly as one can expect.
It’s mainly due to fear of the unknown: is the virus airborne or droplet; N95 mask or simple surgical mask? Do we have enough equipment to protect the frontline workers?
We had two days to mentally prepare the staff with a townhall meeting and two days after, we were “it”.
All rights reserved. FANOGCS is also a 501( c )(3) designated non-profit organization.