UNITED ARMENIAN FUND
1101 N. Pacific Avenue # 204
Glendale, CA 91202
May 17, 2008
UAF’s 147th Airlift Delivers
$4 Million of Aid to Armenia
Glendale, CA – The United Armenian Fund’s 147th airlift arrived in Yerevan
on May 17, delivering over $4 million of humanitarian assistance.
The UAF itself collected $3.9 million of medicines and medical supplies for
this flight, donated by the Catholic Medical Mission Board ($2.4 million);
AmeriCares ($1.4 million) and Direct Relief International ($76,000).
Other organizations which contributed goods for this airlift were: Dr.
Stephen Kashian ($88,000); Foundation Semra Plus of Switzerland ($30,000);
Orthopedic Technique & Rehabilitation of Switzerland ($25,000); Gregory H.J
Park ($24,000); Harut Chantikian ($22,000) and Howard Karagheusian
Commemorative Corp. ($22,000).
Also contributing supplies to this airlift were: Armenian Relief Society
($12,000); Fund for Armenian Relief ($5,000) and Armenian General Benevolent
Since its inception in 1989, the UAF has sent $526 million of humanitarian
assistance to Armenia on board 147 airlifts and 1,575 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
For more information, contact the UAF office at 1101 North Pacific Avenue,
Suite 204, Glendale, CA 91202 or call (818) 241-8900.
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress