GLENDALE—The Armenia Artsakh Fund (AAF) sent $5 million of humanitarian assistance to Armenia and Artsakh on board nine air shipments and five sea containers during April and May 2016.
The AAF acquired $4 million of medicines and other humanitarian materials from Direct Relief International ($2.8 million), AmeriCares ($697,000) and Catholic Medical Mission Board ($540,000).
Other organizations which contributed valuable goods during this period were: Armenian American Medical Association of Boston/KCI USA Inc. ($717,000); MAP International ($152,000); and Tufenkian Foundation ($5,000).
Harut Sassounian, president of Armenia Artsakh Fund, expressed great appreciation to Ara Abrahamian, President of World Armenian Congress, for contributing $22,000 to airlift urgently-needed medicines to Artsakh in the aftermath of Azerbaijan’s attack in early April.
The AAF shipments in April and May included much needed medicines for treatment of oncology, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal mental disorders cases as well as medicines and medical supplies to treat war injuries.
Since December 1, 2015, the AAF delivered to Armenia and Artsakh a total of $14.1 million worth of humanitarian aid on board 14 air shipments and 23 sea containers.
“The Armenia Artsakh Fund is regularly offered millions of dollars worth of life-saving medicines and medical supplies. We would welcome your generous donations to be able to continue delivering this valuable assistance to all medical centers in Armenia and Artsakh,” Sassounian stated.
For more information, contact the AAF office at 1101 North Pacific Avenue, Suite 204, Glendale, CA 91202 or call (818) 241-8900. Email: [email protected].