Gateway Korea Foundation

The Gateway Korea Foundation provides opportunities for the Heartland Community to learn about and experience Korean culture. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, the Gateway Korea Foundation will draw from communities across the American Midwest to nurture a greater understanding and appreciation for Korean culture.


Upcoming Events

Chuseok - September 28, 2019

Passport to Korea - September 29, 2019

What’s New

Kent’s Korean Wanderings Blog - September 13, 2019

How to Get Involved

There are a number of ways for you to get involved and support GFK.

Attend a GKF event

We have several events throughout the year, including Dano Spring Festival, Chuseok Fall Festival and Passport to Korea. By attending and inviting your friends and family along, you are supporting the Gateway Korea Foundation’s mission of providing opportunities for the Heartland Community to experience a greater understanding of Korean culture. Please sign up for our mailing list at


We rely on volunteers for their valuable contributions of time, talent, and expertise. There are several opportunities to volunteer at GKF throughout the year, including events and special committees. We are always looking for wonderful people to join our GKF family. For currently available positions, please click . We encourage people of all backgrounds, heritages and ages to get involved. For more information please email to Margie Wasielewski

Follow, Like and Share GKF’s social media pages

We are always sharing new events and educational content on our Facebook and Instagram pages. By liking our pages and engaging with our posts by sharing, liking or commenting you help ensure our organization reaches even more people in the St. Louis community. To educate unique elements of Korean culture and celebrate Korean culture with the broader population of Midwest America, we need your support in building awareness of various GKF cultural events.


GKF is operating solely on charitable contributions and volunteers. Your donation supports various events and activities that nurture a greater understanding and appreciation for the Korean culture. For donation, please click .