UAF’s 146th Airlift Delivers $5 Million of Aid to Armenia

UNITED ARMENIAN FUND
1101 N. Pacific Avenue # 204
Glendale, CA 91202
Tel: 818.241.8900
Fax: 818.241.6900

PRESS RELEASE
March 15, 2008

UAF’s 146th Airlift Delivers $5 Million of Aid to Armenia

Glendale, CA – The United Armenian Fund’s 146th airlift arrived in Yerevan
on March 15, delivering almost $5 million of humanitarian assistance.
The UAF itself collected $4.1 million of medicines and medical supplies for
this flight, donated by Hope For The City ($3.1 million); the Catholic
Medical Mission Board ($432,000); AmeriCares ($412,000); Health Partners
International of Canada ($89,000); and Direct Relief International
($88,000).
Other organizations which contributed goods for this airlift were: The
Armenian EyeCare Project ($265,000); Dr. Hrair Hovaguimian ($65,000); Dr.
Walter Bandazian ($65,000); American University of Armenia ($63,000);
International Academy of Telepathology from Germany ($53,000); Howard
Karagheusian Commemorative Corp. ($50,000); Fund for Armenian Relief
($49,000); Armenian Missionary Association of America ($46,000) and Armen
Mkhsian ($32,000).
Also contributing supplies to this airlift were: Dr. Samvel Malayan
($20,000); Dr. Stephen Kashian ($18,000); Armenian Gospel Mission ($17,000);
The Fletcher School ($12,000); and Armenian American Medical Society of CA
($9,000).
Since its inception in 1989, the UAF has sent $520 million of humanitarian
assistance to Armenia on board 146 airlifts and 1,546 sea containers.
The UAF is the collective effort of the Armenian Assembly of America,
Armenian General Benevolent Union, Armenian Missionary Association of
America, Armenian Relief Society, Diocese of the Armenian Church of America,
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 204, Glendale, CA 91202 or call (818) 241-8900.

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