UNITED ARMENIAN FUND
1101 N. Pacific Avenue # 301
Glendale, CA 91202
For Immediate Release
5 August 2006
UAF’s 139th Airlift Delivers Over $1 Million of Aid to Armenia
Glendale, CA – The United Armenian Fund’s 139th airlift arrived in Yerevan
on August 5, delivering over $1 million of humanitarian assistance.
The UAF itself collected $530,000 of medicines and medical supplies for this
flight, most of which were donated by AmeriCares ($484,000) and Catholic
Medical Mission Board ($46,000).
Other organizations which contributed goods for this airlift were: Nork
Marash Medical Center ($75,000); Armenian American Cultural Association
($67,000); Armenian General Benevolent Union ($63,000) and Centre d’
Assistance Mondiale Armenien de Montreal ($55,000).
Also contributing to this airlift were: Dr. Samuel Malayan ($33,000); Dr.
Stephen Kashian ($27,000); Women’s Guild Central Council ($26,000); Bay Area
Friends of Armenia ($25,000); Armenian American Medical Association of CA
($23,000) and Shushi Music School Society ($22,000).
Since its inception in 1989, the UAF has sent $444 million of humanitarian
assistance to Armenia on board 139 airlifts and 1,341 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
For more information, contact the UAF office at 1101 North Pacific Avenue,
Suite 301, Glendale, CA 91202 or call (818) 241-8900.