GLENDALE — The Armenia Artsakh Fund (AAF) delivered $23 million of humanitarian assistance to Armenia and Artsakh during the fourth quarter of 2018. Of this amount, the AAF collected $22.5 million of medicines and other supplies donated by Direct Relief ($18.3 million); Americares ($3.8 million); Catholic Medical Mission Board ($214,000) and MAP International ($159,000).

Another organization which contributed valuable goods during this period was Agape Project ($119,000).

The medicines and medical supplies donated during this period were sent to the AGBU Claudia Nazarian Medical Center for Syrian Armenian Refugees in Yerevan, Arabkir United Children’s Foundation, Institute of Perinatology, Obstetrics and Gynecology Center, Muratsan Children’s Endocrinology Center, St. Grigor Lusavorich Medical Center, and the health ministries of Armenia and Artsakh.

During the twelve months of 2018 AAF shipped to Armenia and Artsakh the record amount of $43 million of medicines, medical supplies and other relief products. In the past 29 years, including the shipments under its predecessor, the United Armenian Fund, the AAF has delivered to Armenia and Artsakh a grand total of $820 million worth of relief supplies on board 158 airlifts and 2,420 sea containers.

“The Armenia Artsakh Fund is regularly offered free of charge millions of dollars of life-saving medicines and medical supplies. All we have to do is pay for the shipping expenses. We welcome your generous donations to be able to continue delivering this valuable assistance to all medical centers in Armenia and Artsakh,” stated Harut Sassounian, the President of AAF.

For more information, call the AAF office: (818) 241-8900; Email: sassoun@pacbell.net.

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