Topic: soar

PHILADELPHIA/YEREVAN — Founded in 2005, the Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR) provides humanitarian relief to orphaned children and adults with disabilities in Armenia. During the past 17 years, SOAR has remained vigilant by[...]

YEREVAN — Art is inclusive. Creativity, that uniquely human characteristic, is by definition universal. No matter what age or sex, from what culture or geographical region, every human being is endowed with the ability to create, and art[...]

PHILADELPHIA — In March 2020, the Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR) created the Families of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund ( to assist the families of fallen Armenian service personnel by providing direct[...]

PHILADELPHIA — In rapid response to the family’s appeal, the Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR) is devoting the month of June to fundraise to help save the life of eight-month old Ada Keshishyants. From Kislovodsk, Russia, Ada[...]

YEREVAN — On the morning of May 5, an extensive fire broke out on the second floor of Mari Izmirlyan Orphanage, which houses approximately 100 children with special needs. The cause and extent of the fire is not yet known. The 42[...]

By Gabriella Gage Mirror-Spectator Staff PHILADELPHIA — When George S. Yacoubian Jr., and his wife, Erica, began the process of adopting a child from Armenia in 2005, they knew that their lives and the life of a child without a home[...]