Armenian Evangelical Boarding School (AEBS) Christmas celebration!
SOAR-supported Christmas festivities in Armenia!
SOAR-supported Christmas festivities in Armenia!
Shengavit Kindergarten Christmas celebration!
Christmas celebrations for the facilities in Syria!
Opening ceremony for the SOAR Transitional Center!
SOAR Transitional Center Opening Ceremony
More art therapy at SOS Children’s Villages, Kotayk, funded by the Jirair and Elizabeth Hovnanian Foundation
A Thanksgiving celebration for several of the facilities in Armenia hosted at OLA
Winter coats purchased for 53 children living in a residential care facility in Gyumri funded by SOAR San Francisco
Renovations of bathrooms at Dzorak, funded by SOAR Philadelphia
The newly renovated classrooms at Nubarashen funded by SOAR Ventura County in memory of Maro Khatchadourian. Two new sofas purchased for the classrooms.
Cupboards for Our Lady of Armenia Annie Bezekian Youth Center, funded by SOAR National
More art therapy at SOS Children’s Villages, Kotayk, funded by the Jirair and Elizabeth Hovnanian Foundation An event to follow!
Vocational training continues for 4 students, thanks to SOAR Brussels!
The Tsaturyan family had been living in a small metal domik in very poor conditions. They have 3 small children and the father has health issues. SOAR purchased an apartment and the family now resides there in safe and comfortable conditions!
Much needed mechanical and cosmetic repairs on two buses for Saint Theresa’s Little Flower Orphanages in Syria funded by SOAR Salt Lake City
SOAR received approval from the humanitarian committee, and the van for SOAR’s Mobile Eye Care Project was released to our staff last month. We are now in the process of customizing the interior of the van for the Eye Care Project!
A celebration for senior day for the elderly center in memory of the second anniversary of the death of Angela Adjemian (mahvan 2rort darva hamar) donated by her daughter, Betty, Betty’s children (her grandchildren), Suzy (Suren) and Armen, and her great grandchild Angela.
And a party for the children at OLA to celebrate the birth of Suzy’s daughter!
Blankets for Shengavit Kindergarten funded by SOAR San Francisco Bay Area
A new microwave and freezer for OLA Kanaker funded by the Gulamerian Fund
Art therapy at SOS Villages
A garden for Warm Heart funded by SOAR San Diego and the Harold and Josephine Gulamerian Armenian Orphan Fund
New glasses and needed medications for Kharberd residents
Summer camp for Kharberd residents
Pre-renovation, mid-renovation, and completion of 1st floor bathroom at Warm Hearth, funded by SOAR New York
New clothes and school supplies for Shengavit Kindergarten funded by SOAR San Francisco Bay Area
A new oven for Our Lady of Armenia Center Summer Camp (Tsaghgadzor) funded by SOAR San Francisco Bay Area
Classroom renovations at Nubarashen funded by the Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR)-Ventura County Chapter in memory of Mrs. Maro Khatchadourian
Renovations of bathroom at Dzorak funded by SOAR Philadelphia
A donation of 75 chess boards was made by ChessAgain.com and Homenetmen, Toronto Chapter to all childcare facilities in Armenia supported by SOAR.
A new washing machine for Ani Bezikian center funded by the SOAR Executive Board
SOAR East Coast Regional Director, Susan Harootunian, and Executive Board Secretary, Denise Sisian, visited Kharberd Orphanage. A small note on the visit from Susan:
Gravity chairs for Robert and Narek of Sisters of Charity, Bethleham, funded by the SOAR Executive Board
Art and music therapy at SOS Children’s Village, Kotayk, funded by the Jirair and Elizabeth Hovnanian Foundation
Grand opening for the dehydration area. The fruit dehydrator was donated by Pam and Ron Khachadoorian in Honor of their Grandchildren – Van, Siroon, Nooné, and Mané Topjian.
A visit to SOS Kotayk where SOAR has funded a playgound and Art Therapy
More equipment for the playground which is a part of the Healthy Minds, Healthy Body Project!
A container of equipment funded by the Gulamerian Fund and facilitated by SOAR Rotterdam
Javakh Summer Camp, funding by SOAR Baltimore
Garden Project at Sisters of Charity funded by the Harold and Josephine Gulamerian Armenian Orphan Fund
A new water heater for Our Lady of Armenia funded by SOAR San Diego
A new potato peeler for Our Lady of Armenia Center funded by the Executive Board
Continued work at the space for the dehydration equipment at Dzorak to be used for all the produce grown in their new greenhouse. The system is scheduled to be in place in July.
A new playground at SOS Kotayk funded by SOAR Los Angeles
Graduation for Terchoonian Home funded by SOAR National
Graduation for Vardashen funded by SOAR National
June 1st celebration for Gyumri Social Childcare Center
June 1st celebration for Kharberd Orphanage
June 1st celebration for all four facilities in Lebanon that SOAR supports. It was funded by SOAR Salt Lake City and SOAR Zurich.
All agree, it was the BEST CELEBRATION EVER!!!
Diapers for 4 institutions SOAR supports; Mari Izmirlyan, Kharberd, Sisters of Charity, and Nork Orphanage.
New water pipes and boiler for Children’s Home Gyumri funded by SOAR National
Playroom renovations under way at Tsaghgadzor Camp funded by SOAR New York
The next Project Cure sea container getting assembled
New garden furniture for Warm Hearth-3rd Village and Warm Hearth-Arinj funded by SOAR San Francisco Bay Area
A new minivan for Warm Hearth
Renovation of space for dehydration equipment at Dzorak
A large distribution to Naghasyan Children’s Support Center (formerly Mer Hooys) funded by SOAR Philadelphia
A distribution of $20,0000 to Birds' Nest Orphange for utility payments from SOAR Philadelpia!
A new changing room at the Kharberd hippotherapy arena funded by SOAR and the Harold and Josephine Gulamerian Armenian Orphan Fund
A shipment on its way with items from Project Cure and school supplies collected by SOAR Dallas
Completion of renovations of the infirmary at OLA Gyumri that began last September, funded by SOAR London and SOAR San Diego
New furniture for Dzorak from a Project Cure shipment
Toys for children in Javakh