4600 South Ulster St., 14th Floor Denver, CO 80237(303) 817-8400info@nathanyipfoundation.org



Each year The Nathan Yip Foundation holds a number of fundraising events to raise money to continue its work. The events bring together friends and supporters from around the world with a mission to help children through education. Since the Nathan Yip Foundation is run almost entirely by volunteers, the monies raised at these events go directly to projects supported by the organization.


Coming Soon!

Latin Dance Night

What: A Cinco de Mayo celebration and evening of Latin dance with instructor Lisza Gulyas.
When: Thursday, May 5th, 6:30-8:30pm
Where: Palazzo Verdi (6363 S. Fiddlers Green Cir.)
Tickets: $75/person (includes signature margarita and hors d’ouevres)


Price: $75.00

Annual Events:

Chinese New Year Gala

Ring in the Lunar New Year with the Nathan Yip Foundation. Signature events include silent and live audtion, Chinese Lion Dance, traditional salad toss for porsperity, and unique entertainment. The biggest Chinese New Year celabration in town!

2017 Save The Date: Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency DTC

Nate’s Night

Each year the Friends of Nathan Yip host a night of music to raise money for the Nathan Yip Foundation. Friends of Nathan Yip is comprised of young Denver philanthropists, many of whom were Nathan’s friends from Kent Denver.

When: Thursday, March 3, 2016 at Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox.
For tickets and information visit www.natesnight.org.

Latin Dance Night

Ballroom dance instructor, Lisza Gulyas, will lead couples in Latin dance and salsa lessons. This event will be fun and easy! Includes a signature margarita and Mexican appetizers. Space is limited!

When: Sunday, April 17, 2016, 4-7pm at the Palazzo Verdi

Nathan Yip Foundation’s Annual Trip

Each year, Jimmy and Linda Yip host a trip for supporters to unique destinations. In some cases, the trip will take supporters to visit one of the Foundation’s overseas projects. The trips serve as a fundraising event for the Foundation and also bring friends and supporters together for unique travel experiences.

When: May 25, 2016 – June 6, 2016.
Please call (303) 817-8400 for more information.

Shanghai Gala

Every other year, the Nathan Yip Foundation celebrates our roots with the Shanghai Gala. Hosted by Nathan’s godparents, Kevin and Stephanie Tung, the Shanghai Gala not only allows us to connect with our supporters in China, it also draws many of our U.S. supporters. The funds raised at the Shanghai Gala are used to provide ongoing support Nathan Yip Foundation projects in China, which include two schools and an orphanage/school in Guangdong Province, four schools in Guizhou Province, one school in both Jiangxi and Hunan Province, and an orphanage/school in Fujian Province. Join us for this tremendous party and know that your good time is providing better times for children in need.

Save the Date:  June 4, 2016

Sushi Party

Come honor Nathan’s birthday! Every summer, in the first or second week of June, Linda and Jimmy Yip invite supporters and friends to their home for an evening of sushi and good times to support the Foundation. The sushi is prepared on-site by restaurant chef, Miki Hashimoto, owner of TOKIO in Downtown Denver.

When: Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the Yip’s Home

Dim Sum Luncheon

Non-stop dim sum. Join Linda and Jimmy Yip at Denver’s most authentic and delicious Chinese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival each September to benefit the Nathan Yip Foundation. Coined the “Thanksgiving of the East,” the festival brings together family and friends for food, entertainment and celebration. The event is held during the Harvest Moon Festival at Kings Land Chinese Seafood Restaurant.

When: Saturday, September 10, 2016, 11am at King’s Land