Topic: philanthropy

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) honored community leader and supporter Gail Talanian O’Reilly with its Distinguished Humanitarian Award on Thursday, May 19 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cambridge,[...]

By Vic Gerami GLENDALE, Calif. — Building on their successful first fashion show in Stepanakert in December 2021, the Antonia Arslan Armenian-Italian Hamalir  vocational school in Artsakh, an initiative of the Christians In Need[...]

TEWKESBURY, MA – Vazgen Zohrabyan, the pastor of Abovyan City Evangelical Church, is visiting the United States this summer. He and his church helped refugees from Artsakh who had reached Abovyan during and after the Artsakh war at the[...]

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Alice Berberian Haidostian, born September 21, 1925 in Highland Park, MI, passed away peacefully at her home on March 24, 2021. As she was frequently known to say in her later years…”I have lived a great[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia, Hovnanian Foundation website) – Philanthropist and homebuilder Hirair Hovnanian passed away early April 9. President and founder of Hovsons, Inc., he was a founding benefactor of the Armenian Assembly of[...]

ECHMIADZIN – The Artsakh war led to tens of thousands of Armenians fleeing to Armenia for refuge, while many others in Artsakh lost their homes, family members and livelihoods. There are many different humanitarian programs to help these[...]

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. – Ketchup Entertainment’s most recent movie release, titled “Dr. Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets,” premiered on all major platforms with the start of the new year. The movie tells a story of a teenage boy who[...]

WATERTOWN – The #PeaceForArmenians cleats that broke NFL records have made the news again as the winning bidders on January 6, 2021 were revealed to be Michele Kolligian and Bob Khederian of Boston. Kolligian and Khederian were on a[...]

GLENDALE — The Artsakh war of 2020 may have had disastrous results, but it also led to unprecedented fundraising in the Armenian diaspora. Armenia Fund, a nonprofit nongovernmental pan-Armenian humanitarian organization in the United[...]

WATERTOWN – The recent catastrophic war in Nagorno Karabakh and the resulting humanitarian disaster seems to have moved the problems of other Armenian communities to the backburner. But many of our communities also face survival[...]