DISTRIBUTIONS 2020

JUNE

A container of essentials including diapers

A container with essentials including diapers for SOAR supported facilities

Jirair S. and Elizabeth Hovnanian Foundation funded the Music Therapy Project at Mari Izmirlyan and Kharberd

Music Therapy Project at Mari Izmirlyan and Kharberd
New bikes for SOAR Transitional Center girls

New bicycles for SOAR Transitional Center girls, funded by SOAR Zurich

MAY

Renovations in two classrooms and a speech therapy room at Nubarashen, funded by SOAR and the Detroit Armenian Women’s Club. Carol Palaian, SOAR Detroit’s Chapter President, is also the president of this club.

Renovations at Nubarashen
New windows for Warm Hearth

New windows for Warm Hearth funded by SOAR London

APRIL

A thank you letter from Kharberd for providing them with medical supplies needed due to Covid19:

To SOAR founder, George Yacoubian,
“Kharberd Specialized Orphanage” SNCO once more would like to express their gratitude to SOAR for providing needed support.  This time with hygiene supplies/medical gloves, clothing, oxygen masks, oxygen concentrations, special beds/and other protective supplies! It is a challenge to combat the pandemic, COVID 19, but your support has made our job much easier!
We hope that you are safe and America will overcome this difficult situation in the near future!
Respectfully,
Director H. Balasanyan
Kharberd Orphanage medical supplies for Covid19

Thanks to our generous supporters, SOAR was able to send funds to Birds’ Nest Orphanage. They had additional needs and decreased resources due to the Covid 19 pandemic. The kids were so excited that they were able to make cookies for Easter!

MARCH

Beginning of roof repairs at Gyumri Social Childcare Center funded by SOAR Dallas and SOAR Portland (OR)

Beginning of GSCC Roof Repairs

Construction for a wood shop at Kharberd funded by the Gulamerian Fund that began in March

FEBRUARY

Six months of carpet weaving classes for the girls at Naghasyan Children’s Support Center (formerly Mer Hooys) funded by the Gulamerian Fund

Carpet weaving classes for girls at Naghasyan Children’s Support Center (formerly Mer Hooys)
New windows for Warm Hearth

New windows for Warm Hearth, funded by SOAR Philadelphia

JANUARY

Sport shoes for children at OLA-Tashir, funded by SOAR Zurich

Sport shoes OLA Tashir
New furniture for Gavar

30 chairs and 16 pieces of soft furniture for the rooms at Gavar, funded by the Gulamerian Fund