CHAPTER ACTIVITY

Click on a Chapter to see their activity for 2021

See Chapter activity from 2020 HERE

NATIONAL

May

Sponsor a widow and children of a fallen Armenian soldier for Mother’s Day!

Hayk Melikyan Virtual Concert for SOAR April 25,2021

April 25th

Hayk Melikyan’s breathtaking performance on April 25th, in memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide, raised funds for our new
SOAR Fallen Soldiers Support Center in Yerevan.
Miss the recital? Make a gift of $60 for a private recording of Hayk’s special program just for SOAR!

SOAR National Held its 15th Annual MARCH MADNESS!

SOAR National Held its 15th Annual MARCH MADNESS!

February and March

SOAR Lotto drawings!

AARHUS

Aarhus CDP presentation to Gavar

April

SOAR Aarhus presentation to the children at Gavar through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Aarhus participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

ABU DHABI

Abu Dhabi is an internal administrative chapter assisting with purchasing

ALBUQUERQUE

SOAR Albuquerque participates in the Cultural Discovery Program and the Language Tutoring Program

SOAR Amman participates in the Cultural Discovery Program and the Language Tutoring Program

SOAR Amman presentation to GSCC

March

SOAR Amman presentation to the children at Gyumri Social Childcare Center through the Cultural Discovery Program

AMSTERDAM

SOAR Amsterdam participates in the Cultural Discovery Program 

ANCHORAGE

ANKARA

SOAR Ankara participates in the Cultural Discovery Program 

ANTWERP

SOAR Antwerp participates in the Female Empowerment Program

ATHENS

Athens CDP presentation to Gavar

April

SOAR Athens presentaton to the children at Gavar through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Athens participates in the Cultural Discovery Program 

ATLANTA

April

SOAR Atlanta held a very successful “Sip N’ Paint” fundraiser

BALTIMORE

SOAR Baltimore worked with Perpetual Pomegranate who created a SOAR Collection to raise funds for the Families of Fallen Soldiers Fund

SOAR Baltimore teamed up with HYEChains to show some love to those in need on Valentine’s Day.

BARCELONA

SOAR Barcelona gave presentations to both Orran and Gavar Orphanage

February

SOAR Barcelona gave presentations to the children at Orran and to the children at Gavar Orphanage through the Cultural Discovery Program 

SOAR Barcelona participates in the Cultural Discovery Program 

BERLIN

SOAR Berlin participates in the Female Empowerment Program

BOSTON

January

Super Bowl Squares…

BRUSSELS

June 19th

Ladaniva – The Wind of Mountains

SOLD OUT!

Linking music from east and west, Armenian singer Jacqueline Baghdasaryan and multi-instrumentalist Louis Thomas combine tr​aditional Armenian and Reunion Island music while incorporating influences from the Balkans and the Middle East.Between song, percussion, guitar, trombone and trumpet, this multicultural group unveils a new approach to music, situated between tradition and modernity, while full of history.

This concert made possible with the support of ISF (Ingénieurs sans frontières), the Hotel Agora and Apricotta.

BUCHAREST

May

SOAR Bucharest presentation to the young ladies at the SOAR Transitional Center through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Bucharest CDP presentation to the Transitional Center

SOAR Bucharest participates in the Cultural Discovery Program 

BUDAPEST

May

SOAR Budapest presentation to the young ladies at the SOAR Transitional Center through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Budapest CDP presentation to the Transitional Center
SOAR Budapest presentation to GSCC

March

SOAR Budapest presentation to the children at Gyumri Social Childcare Center through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Budapest participates in the Cultural Discovery Program 

BUENOS AIRES

SOAR Cadiz participates in the Language Tutoring Program

SOAR Cairo participates in the Language Tutoring Program (English)

CHICAGO

June 12

Wisconsin/Chicago collaboration golf outing to raise funds for the new SOAR Families of Fallen Soldiers Support Center.

CINCINNATI

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CLEVELAND

COLUMBUS

COPENHAGEN

SOAR Copenhagen participates in the Cultural Discovery Program 

CYPRUS

SOAR Cyprus participates in the Cultural Discovery Program 

SOAR Daimus CDP presentation to displaced Artsakh children at Boarding School #1, Gyumri

January

SOAR Daimus gave a presentation to displaced Artsakh children staying at Boarding School #1 in Gyumri through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Daimus participates in the Cultural Discovery Program 

May

Equipment for the special needs children at Children’s Home Gyumri funded by SOAR Dallas. Below is the list of items received:

Chair for bathroom, 2 pieces
Toilet-chair, 1 piece
Body mass analyzer, 1 piece
Relief pillow for wheelchair, 1 piece
Pillow for wheelchair with protrusions, 2 pieces
Orthopedic pillow, 2 pieces
Pillow collar, 2 pieces
Wrist brace, 2 pieces
Germicidal UV light, 1 piece
Stroller for children with Cerebral Palsy, 2 pieces
Massage device, 2 pieces
Massage device for head, 2 pieces
Wooden massage device with rubber wheels, 1 piece
Circle for bedsores, 2 pieces
Pulse oximeter, 2 pieces
Children’s stroller, 1 piece
Balancing disk, 2 pieces
Sterilizer / warmer, 2 pieces
Walking device for children with Cerebral Palsy, 1 piece
Wooden logic, developing games, 5 pieces
Swimming cap, 11 pieces
Big ball with handle, 2 pieces
Small ball, 10 pieces
Music games, 3 pieces
Pyramid ring, 5 pieces

Equipment for Children's Home Gyumri

March-April

SOAR Dallas held an Easter Fundraiser for Special Needs Equipment for Children’s Home of Gyumri

DETROIT

Detroit oversees all aspects of the Volunteer Program

SOAR Doha participates in the Disability Early Warning System Program

SOAR Doha is an Internal Administrative Chapter overseeing medical requests and funding

SOAR Dubai participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

DUBLIN

EAST ASIA

SOAR East Asia participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

EINDHOVEN

SOAR Eindhoven participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

ESTONIA

SOAR Estonia participates in the Global Hosting Program and the Computer Science Program

FRANKFURT/BONN

SOAR Frankfurt/Bonn participates in the Language Tutoring Program

FRESNO

3rd floor bathroom renovations at Warm Hearth

May

Renovations of the 3rd floor bathroom at Warm Hearth funded by SOAR Fresno and the Gulamerian Fund

SOAR Fresno Held a Campaign for the Family of Fallen Soldier, Garik Gapoyan

GENEVA

HAMBURG

HARRISBURG

SOAR Harrisburg presentation to the children at Orran

February

SOAR Harrisburg gave a presentation to the children at Orran through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Harrisburg participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

HARTFORD

SOAR Hartford oversees the Disaster Assistance and Response Team

HELSINKI

SOAR Helsinki participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

HOUSTON

SOAR Houston participates in the Disability Early Warning System Program

INDIANAPOLIS

March

SOAR Indianapolis held a virtual online painting class fundraiser with Anna Krtshatsyan from the State Academy of Fine Arts of Armenia.

See the “fruits” of their labor to the left!

 

SOAR Indianapolis participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

INLAND EMPIRE

JACKSONVILLE

SOAR Jacksonville awarded donation from Knights of Columbus!

June

SOAR Jacksonvile received a $200 donation from the Knights of Columbus organization!

April 11

SOAR Jacksonville’s annual BBQ was a great success!

SOAR Jacksonvile Annual BBQ

February

Bathroom renovations at Warm Hearth, funded by SOAR Jacksonville and the Gulamerian Fund

JERUSALEM

JOHANNESBURG

SOAR Johannesburg participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

KANSAS CITY (MO)

SOAR Kansas City (Mo) participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

KENTUCKY

SOAR Kiev participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

KRAKOW

SOAR Krakow participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

KRASNODAR

SOAR Krakow participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

LA CANADA

June 14th

Purchase your tickets HERE!

LAS CRUCES

SOAR Las Cruces participates in the Bible Study Program

LAS VEGAS

A presentation to the girls at the SOAR Transitional Center by the Las Vegas chapter through the Mentoring Program

April

SOAR Las Vegas chapter president, Inessa Shahinyan, continues to hold regular classes with the girls at the SOAR Transitional Center through the Mentoring Program

SOAR Las Vegas holds regular classes with the girls at the SOAR Transitional Center through the Mentoring Program

SOAR Las Vegas participates in the Cultural Discovery Program and the Mentoring Program

SOAR Leeds CDP presentation to children at Gavar

January

SOAR Leeds gave a presentation to the children at Gavar Orphanage through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Leeds participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

LISBON

SOAR Lisbon participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

LONDON

Diapers for Dzorak and a thank you letter:

Dzorak Center on behalf of acting director M.Tosunyan  expresses their deep gratitude to SOAR London chapter for 20 boxes (600 unit) diapers donated to the residents.

Diapers for Dzorak from SOAR London

LOS ANGELES

LUXEMBOURG

SOAR Luxembourg participates in the Language Tutoring Program (English)

SOAR Lyon participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

MADRID

SOAR Madrid participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

Malta participates in the Global Hosting Program

MARSEILLE

SOAR Marseille CDP presentation to Orran

April

SOAR Marseille presentation to the children at Orran through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Marseille participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

MELBOURNE

SOAR Miami participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

Milan CDP presentation to Gavar Orphanage children

May

SOAR Milan presentation to the children at Gavar Orphanage through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Milan participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

MINNEAPOLIS

SOAR Minneapolis participates in the Language Tutoring Program (Russian and English)

MONTEBELLO

MONTREAL

MOSCOW

MUNICH

NAPLES

NEW DELHI

April

SOAR New Delhi presentation to the children at Gyumri Social Childcare Center through the Cultural Discovery Program

New Delhi CDP presentation to GSCC
SOAR New Delhi presentation to Transitional Center girls

March

SOAR New Delhi presentation to the Transitional Center girls through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR New Delhi participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

NEW HAMPSHIRE

SOAR New Hampshire participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

NEW JERSEY

NEW ORLEANS

SOAR New Orleans participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

NEW YORK

June 23rd

Paint & Sip Fundraiser to purchase food for the children and youth at Prkutyun, a day center in Armenia that offers food, educational, and therapeutic services to children and youth with disabilities.

NORTH CAROLINA

SOAR North Carolina participates in the Global Hosting Program

NOTTINGHAM

SOAR Nottingham participates in the Language Tutoring Program participating in regular instruction with the girls at the Transitional Center

ODESSA

SOAR Odessa participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

ORANGE COUNTY

June 24th

6-8pm

SOAR Oslo presentation to the children at Gavar Orphanage

February

SOAR Oslo gave a presentation to the children at Gavar Irphanage through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Oslo participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

OXBRIDGE

SOAR Oxbridge presentation to the girls at the Transitional Center

February

SOAR Oxbridge gave a presentation to the girls at the Transitional Center through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Oxbridge participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

May

SOAR Perth gave a presentation to the children at Gavar Orphanage on Malaysia through the Cultural Discovery Program

PHILADELPHIA METRO

May 17th – May 31st

Get your tickets HERE!

SOAR Philadelphia Held an Easter Egg Hunt Fundraiser – March 14th-March 28th

PHOENIX

Diapers and baby milk for Nork Orphanage

March

Diapers (117 boxes) and Humana baby milk (2 boxes) were purchased for Nork Orphanage thanks to funds raised by SOAR Phoenix

SOAR Pisa participates in the Disability Early Warning System Program

PITTSBURGH

April

SOAR Pittsburgh gave a presentation to the girls at the Transitional Center through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Pittsburgh participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

PORTLAND (ME)

April

SOAR Portland (ME) gave a presentation to the children at Gyumri Social Childcare Center through the Cultural Discovery Program

Portland (ME) CDP presentation to GSCC
Portland (ME) CDP presentation to the children at Gavar Orphanage

February

SOAR Portland (ME) gave a presentation to the children at Gavar Orphanage through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Portland (ME) Held a Campaign Supporting SOAR Lotto 2021 for Higher Education of Vulnerable Youth in Armenia

SOAR Portland (ME) participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

PORTLAND (OR)

PRAGUE

SOAR Prague participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

PROVIDENCE

PUERTO RICO

SOAR Puerto Rico presentation to the girls at the Transitional Center

February

SOAR Puerto Rico gave a presentation to the girls at the Transitional Center through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Puerto Rico participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

ROCKY MOUNTAINS

SOAR Rome presentation to Orran

March

SOAR Rome presentation to the children at Orran through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Rome participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

ROTTERDAM

SOAR Rotterdam participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

SACRAMENTO

April 5- April 19

Art Auction for Families of Fallen Soldiers

ST LOUIS

SAINT PETERSBURG

SOAR St. Petersburg presentation to the children at Gyumri Social Childcare Center

February

SOAR Saint Petersburg gave a presentation to the children at Gyumri Social Childcare Center through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Saint Petersburg gives regular instruction in Russian to the children at Gavar through the Language Tutoring Program

SOAR Saint Petersburg participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

SALT LAKE CITY

SOAR Salt Lake City is an Internal Administrative Chapter assisting in legal matters

SAN ANTONIO/AUSTIN

SAN DIEGO

April 29th

SOAR San Diego is holding a Virtual Trivia Night

SOAR San Diego held a Campaign for Family of Fallen Soldier Martun Mkrtchyan

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

SANTIAGO

SOAR Santiago participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

SAO PAULO

SOAR São Paulo participates in the Cultural Discovery Program and the Global Hosting Program

SAUDI ARABIA

SOAR Saudi Arabia presentation to the children at Orran

February

SOAR Saudi Arabia gave a presentation to the children at Orran through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Saudi Arabia participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

SEATTLE

SLOVAKIA

SOAR Slovakia presentation to Orran

March

SOAR Slovakia presentation to the children at Orran through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Slovakia participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Sochi presentation to the children at Gyumri Social Childcare Center

February

SOAR Sochi gave a presentation to the children at Gyumri Social Childcare Center through the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Sochi participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

SOAR Sofia participates in the Global Hosting Program

SOUTH CAROLINA

SOAR South Carolina is a program chapter

SOUTHEAST ASIA

SOAR Southeast Asia participates in the Global Hosting Program

STOCKHOLM

SOAR Stockholm participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

SYDNEY

SYRACUSE

May 2nd

A virtual Armenian vegan cooking tutorial and stories

TBILISI

TEHRAN

SOAR Tehran participates in the Language Tutoring Program

THESSALONIKI

SOAR Thessaloniki participates in the Cultural Discovery Program and the Global Hosting Program

TORONTO

VANCOUVER

SOAR Vancouver participates in the Disability Early Warning System Program

VENTURA COUNTY

VIENNA

SOAR Vienna participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

WARSAW

SOAR Warsaw participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

WASHINGTON DC METRO

SOAR Washington DC Metro participates in the Cultural Discovery Program

WISCONSIN

June 12

Wisconsin/Chicago collaboration golf outing to raise funds for the new SOAR Families of Fallen Soldiers Support Center.

ZURICH