Topic: philanthropy

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[...]

RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (PRNewswire) — Harry Toufayan, founder of Toufayan Bakeries, will be inducted into the Baking Hall of Fame by the American Society of Baking. Toufayan has been widely recognized for taking pita and flatbreads from[...]

BERDZOR, ARTSAKH – Azerbaijani forces entered the Kashatagh or Lachin District, which contains the vital corridor connecting the Republic of Armenia to Artsakh, on December 1, while most Armenians evacuated the district. The corridor[...]

By Maggie Ovian Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN – On Sunday, September 27, on an ordinary sunny day, Yerevan woke up to news of attacks on the border between Artsakh and Azerbaijan. If you weren’t aware of the news, it might[...]

YEREVAN – Siranush Sargsian is from Sos village in Martuni, Artsakh. She has no news about the state of her home. She heard a lot about Azerbaijanis entering her friend’s homes, burning and destroying them. The[...]