Founder, Fu Generation Foundation
David Fu and his wife established the Fu Generation Foundation in 2007, with a mission to assist the elderly and youth. He was inspired by meeting Walter Kaner, chairman of the Walter Kaner Children’s Foundation whose mission was to assist economically and physically disadvantaged children. The relationship with the journalist and philanthropist drew Mr. Fu and his wife to devote their lives to a charitable cause.
Previously, Mr. Fu operated his own Chinese restaurant in Queens, New York, which was opened in 1982 after working for years as a restaurant busboy and learning English and management skills. Mr. Fu had arrived in the U.S. in 1969 to join his father who had immigrated from Zhejiang, a south eastern province of China, where Mr. Fu was born. Besides running the restaurant, Mr. Fu also invested in real estate, achieving success after decades of hard work and dedication.
Over the years, he joined other charitable organizations such as the San Kiang Association and became actively involved in the Chinese American community. From 2010 to 2014, he was Chairman of the San Kiang Association. Mr. Fu relies on support and guidance from many friends for the Fu Generation Foundation’s charitable work.