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ARS Condemns Azeri Attack on Armenian Border

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ARMENIAN RELIEF SOCIETY DELIVERS SHIPMENT OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES TO ARTSAKH TO FIGHT COVID19

  Watertown, MA, March 30, 2020 —The Armenian Relief Society (ARS)announced its second shipment to the Homeland of precautionary medical equipment and supplies, following the urgent request by the Ministry of Health of Republic of Artsakh (MOH) in assistance with confronting the Covid-19 virus. The first shipment was sent in early March in coordination with […]

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Համաշխարհային Շտապ Օժանդակութեան Զօրաշարժ ՀՕՄ-ի կողմէ | The Armenian Relief Society Mobilizes Global Emergency Relief

We are in the midst of an international emergency that is affecting all of us locally, along with significant and immediate consequences on our diaspora, our communities, and our homeland. The Armenian Relief Society Central Executive Board (CEB) urges all its members to stay well and safe. Social distancing and the avoidance of crowded places are essential to overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ARS Issues an Emergency Appeal for the Lebanese-Armenian Community

[Armenian Below] The economic crisis and the political instability in Lebanon have taken an evident toll on the Lebanese-Armenian community. The Central Executive Board has closely monitored the circumstances and in November of 2019, already sent $5,000 USD in order to help the Armenian Relief Cross of Lebanon to ensure the provided services remain uninterrupted. […]

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72nd ARS International Convention Concludes, Elects new Central Executive Board

(Armenian Below) The 72nd International Convention of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) was held in Montreal, Canada, from October 7 to 11, 2019, with the participation of 71 delegates, outgoing members of the Central Executive Board, invited guests, representatives of sister organizations and committees, staff members, and 180 observers.  Prior to the start of the […]

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ARS: Call to Action

ՀԱՅ ՕԳՆՈՒԹԵԱՆ ՄԻՈՒԹԵԱՆ ԿՈՉԸ՝ ՄԻՋԱԶԳԱՅԻՆ ՀԱՆՐՈՒԹԵԱՆԸ (English below) Հայ Օգնութեան Միութեան 72-րդ Համահայկական Պատգամաւորական Ժողովը որ Հոկտեմբեր 7էն սկսեալ կը գումարուի Գանատայի Մոնթրէալի քաղաքին մէջ, մասնակցութեամբ 71 պատգամաւորներու եւ ժողովականներու որոնք եկած են 21 երկիրներէ, զօրակցութիւն կը յայտնէ Սուրիահայ Ժողովուրդին որ այս օրերուն Թուրքիոյ կողմէ ռազմական գործողութիւններու թիրախ կը հանդիսանայ:  Դժբախտաբար, Սուրիոյ հիւսիս-արեւելք գտնուող Գամիշլիի, […]

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World Humanitarian Day

Providing Relief, Radiating Hope August 19 marks World Humanitarian Day, a day that recognizes the efforts of those people who sacrifice their lives to help people. The day focuses on the unsung heroes who work on the front lines in their own communities and in some of the most difficult places in the world. This […]

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Armenian Relief Society UN Summer Internship Commences

The Armenian Relief Society (ARS), Central Executive Board has announced the start of the ARS UN Summer Internship program with the arrival of two of the four interns to the United Nations (UN). Alec Mesropian and Anoosh Kouyoumdjian will be based in New York City during the summer, representing the ARS at the UN Headquarters […]

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Photo Highlights of the Week – Los Angeles

From March 29, 2019 to April 4, 2019, the ARS Central Executive Board convened its 27th Meeting at the Hovhannes and Hripsime Jivalagian Center in Pasadena, CA. During the week, ARS Central Executive Board Members, ARS Executive Director, and staff members also met with several community organizations and leaders. Here is a summary of their visits. […]

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ARS Event During the 63rd Session of the United Nation’s CSW

New York, NY – The Armenian Relief Society (ARS), in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Armenia to the United Nations (UN), held a panel discussion during the sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Conference entitled, “Developing Infrastructure & Access to Public Services to Improve Gender Equality” on March 11, […]

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