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ARS Earthquake Relief Report: ARS Western USA

30 years ago on this day (December 4, 1988), the ARS Western USA opened the doors of the Nazigian Center in Glendale, California. Three days later, on December 7, as the earthquake struck the city of Spitak, the Nazigian Center became the nerve center of the fundraising campaign in the West Coast. Here is a report of […]

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ARS Earthquake Relief Report: Central Executive Board

From the moment news was received that an Earthquake had struck Armenia, ARS had set its network of relief efforts in motion.Over the next couple of days, the Armenian Relief Society will be publishing stories and reports that will highlight the complete account of ARS’s earthquake relief activities. As we mark the 30th Anniversary of […]

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Armenian Relief Society – Land Tour Announcement

You love to travel. We love to take you there ✈️ Join the Armenian Relief Society as we embark on a journey to Spain and Portugal. You’ll have the time of your life, while supporting your favorite charity. Here is our itinerary for the trip:  Day 1, June 19: Arrival in Marbella (3 nights) Day 2, June […]

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ARS Appoints New UN Coordinators

The Armenian Relief Society (ARS), Inc. announced the appointment of Ms. Christina Mehranbod as Coordinator of the ARS activities at the United Nations (UN) and of Ms. Maral Tutunjian as the ARS UN Assistant Coordinator. Mehranbod and Tutunjian will be based in New York City, representing the ARS at the UN Headquarters during meetings and […]

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ARS Central Executive Hosts its Second Inter-Regional Meeting in Lyon

  Lyon, France – The Central Executive of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) hosted its second Inter-Regional Meeting from October 13-14, 2018 in Lyon, France, in the presence of over 120 representatives from France, Armenia, Greece, Macedonia and Thrace, Lebanon, Bulgaria Regions and Sweden (Stockholm), Great Britain, Cyprus, Switzerland, Netherlands, Germany, Jordan, and Javakhk Chapters-at-Large. […]

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A New Star Is Born on the ARS Firmament

On Thursday, September 20, 2018 the Central Executive Board of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS), established a new chapter-at-large named “Akhtamar” in the city of Sodertalje, Sweden.  The founding ceremony was held at the St. Mary’s Armenian Church and attended by ARS Central Executive Board Member, Liza Avakian, ARF Committee Members of Sweden, and 15 […]

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6th ARS International Cruise Comes to an End in Copenhagen

280 passengers that set sail with the 6th International Cruise of the Armenian Relief Society to Northern European countries and Russia have returned home with exciting memories. The Royal Caribbean “Serenade of the Seas” Cruise began on July 22nd from Stockholm and cruised through seven countries in two weeks. On the first day of the […]

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ARS Welcomes a New Entity in the Netherlands

Almelo, Netherlands – The Armenian Relief Society, Inc. welcomed the inception of the ARS “Netherlands” Chapter-at-Large on June 30, 2018. The establishment of the new chapter in the Netherlands, adds another country to the ARS portfolio, making it 27 countries with active ARS Chapter(s). Over 100 community members gathered at the Calouste Gulbenkian Hall in […]

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An Exemplary Donation to the ARS Health Center in Akhourian

The Central Executive Board of the Armenian Relief Society is pleased to announce a generous contribution of 200,000 Australian dollars ($153,000 US dollars) received from the late Harutiun and Dzovinar Mateossian’s will, whose faithful support of the ARS past and present programs never wavered until their passing in 2017. Mateossian bequeathing the above amount to […]

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The Miraculous May Victory

A century ago, with the ascent of the miraculous May victory, the Armenian Relief Society witnessed the indomitable spirit of the Armenian people, which made our free and sovereign statehood a reality.    Today, the ARS and the Homagan proudly memorialize not only the valiant Armenian soldier who, prevailing on the battlefields, gave us the victories […]

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