Category: Armenian Relief

All-Armenian Fund Affiliates Raising Funds for ‘Our Home’

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK — Hayastan All-Armenian Fund affiliates in the United States of America (Armenia Fund, Inc./Los Angeles and Armenia Fund USA/New York), this week announced the launch of their joint fundraising campaign “Our Home.” This innovative campaign will culminate with the live 12-hour broadcast of the 18th Annual International Thanksgiving Day Telethon which airs on […]

100 LIVES Joins Near East Foundation to Announce $7 Million Scholarship Fund

NEW YORK — A new eight-year educational scholarship has been established to benefit 100 at-risk children from the Arab Middle East. The 100 LIVES initiative announced the new program at the Near East Foundation’s Centennial Gala on October 28 before an audience of humanitarian aid leaders and members of the Armenian community. 100 LIVES and NEF […]

Diasporan Tekeyan Members Visit Vahan Tekeyan Schools in Armenia

Diasporan Tekeyan Members Visit Vahan Tekeyan Schools in Armenia

YEREVAN (Azg) — This year marks the 15th anniversary of the founding of the Sponsor a Teacher Program of the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) of United States and Canada in Armenia and Karabagh. During the last 15 years, the project has raised more than $648,000 and reached out to 5,404 teachers and school workers in […]

Group Appeals for Support for Syrian Armenians

LOS ANGELES — The Syrian Armenian Relief Fund released the following statement this week, appealing for continued support for Armenians in Syria: For the past two years, Syria and our Armenian community in Syria have been going through a crisis; our once self-sufficient and prosperous community has been thrust into such a disastrous situation, that […]

SOAR Continues Mission to Aid Orphans

SOAR Continues Mission to Aid Orphans

By Gabriella Gage Mirror-Spectator Staff PHILADELPHIA — When George S. Yacoubian Jr., and his wife, Erica, began the process of adopting a child from Armenia in 2005, they knew that their lives and the life of a child without a home would forever change. They did not know, however, that they were beginning a journey […]

FAR Banquet Honors Armenia’s Other Children

FAR Banquet Honors Armenia’s Other Children

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — “Every time I saw a suffering child in Armenia, it reminded me of 1915,” said Archbishop Vicken Aykazian, who is credited with being a founding member of the Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR) Children’s Center in Yerevan. The year was 2000, and the center, then designated for Armenia’s most […]

Water Is Life: Armenia Fund Thanksgiving Telethon Is Here

Water Is Life: Armenia Fund Thanksgiving Telethon Is Here

NEW YORK — On Thanksgiving Day, November 25, Armenia Fund, with its worldwide affiliates, will air the annual Thanksgiving Telethon on satellite and cable networks throughout major Armenian- American communities in the United States and throughout the world.

FAR Names First Margaret Ajemian Ahnert Scholarship Program Beneficiaries

FAR Names First Margaret Ajemian Ahnert Scholarship Program Beneficiaries

NEW YORK — The Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR) recently announced the selection of its first five Margaret Ajemian Ahnert Scholars, who now have the chance to continue their education in journalism and become future leaders in the Armenian press.