In commemoration of the one -year anniversary of the beginning of the Artsakh War, SOAR held the grand opening of their Families of Fallen Soldiers Support Center in Yerevan. SOAR’s Executive Board Vice Chairman, Raffi Jehanian, attended the ceremony.
SOAR Anchorage funds $1350 in supplies & equipment for Our Lady of Armenia Annie Bezikian Youth Center in Kanaker to accommodate increase in teen girl residents.
School Supply Drive for Orphans in Armenia by SOAR Dallas! Items were donated, and cash donations allowed OLA to make immediate purchases for the students.
Four children from some of our fallen soldier families were able to go to AGBU camp in Bulgaria; Karen Grigoryan’s son, Arthur Bagyants’ daughter, John Barkhudaryan’s daughter and Valentin Burnusuzyan’s daughter.
They flew to Bulgaria on the 21st of July and stayed in Sofia until the 24th when they left for Bansko by bus. The camp was from July 24th – 31st.
Funding by the Harold and Josephine Gulamerian Armenian Orphan Fund, and the Albert Tamberchi Foundation.
A Project Cure sea container to Armenia!
SOAR London sent funds for Javakh summer camp
A music therapy concert at Children’s Home of Yerevan.
The children and directors of Kharberd, Mari Izmiryan, and Sisters of Charity in Yerevan were all invited.
SOAR served ice cream, sweets and cakes to the children after the concert.
“Last Bell” celebration at Vardashen!
Thank you letter translation:
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
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.
50 boxes of needed medications for Children’s Home, Gyumri
The Artsakh children at SOS Kotayk took an excursion to the Citizen Entertainment Center.
Birds’ Nest Orphanage, Lebanon
SOS Idjevan and Kotayk, Orran, Pkrtyun, Children’s Home of Gyumri, and Boarding School #2 of Fridtjof Nansen
Warm Hearth 3rd Village, Arinj, and JAG, Kharberd, Gavar, Our Lady of Armenia Center, and Gyumri Social Childcare Center
Families of Fallen Soldiers
Tools for the new woodshop at Kharberd purchased with the donation from Dareh Poghosean
Translation of gratitude letter:
- abrasive hand tool-1 unit
- random orbit sander – 1 unit
- hammer driver drill-1 unit
- electric chain saw -1 unit
A Gulamerian Fund project, the Tranitional Center girls meet with a psychologist to discuss all the current situations that can cause stress. This meeting they discussed the Artsakh war and everything related to it.
Children at Yerevan Children’s Home (Nork), participate in the Music Therapy Project