Vanessa Kachadurian-UAF- 158th Airlift to Armenia $7.3 million of Aid

UAF’s 158th Airlift Delivers $7.3 Million of Aid to Armenia

December 20, 2010

1101 N. Pacific Avenue # 204
Glendale, CA 91202
Tel:  818.241.8900
Fax:  818.241.6900

December 18, 2010

UAF's 158th Airlift Delivers $7.3 Million of Aid to Armenia

Glendale, CA - The United Armenian Fund's 158th airlift arrived in Yerevan
on December 18, delivering $7.3 million of humanitarian assistance.

For this flight, the UAF itself collected $6.8 million of medicines and
medical supplies donated by various charities, including AmeriCares ($5.5
million),  Health Partners International of Canada ($651,000), Catholic
Medical Mission Board ($548,000) and Direct Relief International ($24,000).

Other organizations which contributed goods for this airlift were: Dr. Mary
Alani/Focus Armenia ($139,000), NY Armenian Students Association ($47,000),
Eastern Prelacy ($45,000), DESY Laboratory of Germany ($41,000), Armenian
Missionary Association of America ($37,000), Dr. Stephen Kashian ($35,000),
Armenian EyeCare Project ($33,000) and St. Vartanantz Armenian Apostolic
Church ($32,000).  

Also contributing supplies to this airlift were: Armenian Bone Marrow
Registry ($15,000), Society of Orphaned Armenian Relief ($12,000), Dr. Hagop
Pambookian ($11,000), Foundation Semra ($10,000), Armenian Technology Group
($10,000) and Herman Hintiryan ($9,000).   

Since its inception in 1989, the UAF has sent $612 million of humanitarian
assistance to Armenia on board 158 airlifts and 1,852 sea containers.

The UAF is the collective effort of the Armenian Catholic Eparchy, Armenian
General Benevolent Union, Armenian Missionary Association of America,
Armenian Relief Society, Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, Prelacy
of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America, and The Lincy Foundation.

For more information, contact the UAF office at 1101 North Pacific Avenue,
Suite 204, Glendale, CA 91202 or call (818) 241-8900.

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