UAF Reaches $400 Million Mark In Relief Supplies to Armenia


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Glendale, CA 91202
Tel: 818.241.8900
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For Immediate Release

28 February 2005

UAF Reaches $400 Million Mark
In Relief Supplies to Armenia

Glendale, CA – The United Armenian Fund’s 132nd airlift arrived
in Yerevan on February 27, delivering $3.2 million of humanitarian

The UAF itself collected $2.6 million of medicines and medical supplies
for this flight, most of which were donated by the Catholic Medical
Mission Board ($2.4 million) and AmeriCares ($196,000).

Other organizations which contributed goods for this airlift were:
Medical Outreach for Armenians ($170,000); Nork Marash Medical Center
($101,000); Armenian General Benevolent Union ($80,000); Armenian
Eye Care Project ($31,000); Harut Chantikian of New Jersey ($26,000);
Dr. Stephen Kashian of Illinois ($23,000); and Fund for Armenian Relief

Also contributing to this airlift were: Innotech Projects
Inc. ($19,000); American University of Armenia ($17,000); Glendale
Ghapan Sister City Association ($17,000); Howard Karagheusian
Commemorative Corp. ($16,000); Bay Area Friends of Armenia ($11,000);
and Armenian Gospel Mission ($11,000).

Since its inception in 1989, the UAF has sent $400 million of
humanitarian assistance to Armenia on board 132 airlifts and 1,153
sea containers.

The UAF is the collective effort of the Armenian Assembly of America,
the Armenian General Benevolent Union, the Armenian Missionary
Association of America, the Armenian Relief Society, the Diocese of
the Armenian Church of America, the Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic
Church of America and the Lincy Foundation.

For more information, contact the UAF office at 1101 North Pacific
Avenue, Suite 301, Glendale, CA 91202 or call (818) 241-8900.