Armenia School Foundation Refurnishes 7 More Schools in Armenia

Students at one of the refurnished schools

GLENDALE—The Armenia School Foundation (ASF USA), a non-profit organization dedicated to refurnishing remote and smaller schools in Armenia and Karabagh, is proud to announce the completion of seven additional school projects in 2011.

Despite the impact of economic crisis which has affected nonprofit organizations, ASF was still able to complete seven school projects in 2011. Thanks to the continued support of friends and community members, a total of 262 new student desk/chairs sets, 65 teacher desk/chair sets and 65 blackboards were delivered to seven schools.

  • Davitashen village school in Aragatsotn region (Donated by Robert Matigan, in memory of Christin Haroutunian Matigan)
  • Garnahovit village schools in Aragatsotn region (Donations by Moneh Der Grigorian, Narbeh Hovnanian, and Roubina Manouchehri Hovnanian, in memory of Harmik and Seda Hovnanian)
  • Schools #8 and #12 in Sunik region (Donations in memory of Mary Der Hacopian)
  • Schools in Sooser, Ghazaravan and Apna villages in Aragatsotn region (Funded by general donations to ASF)

“2011 was a successful year for ASF” stated Armen Abrahamian, Chairman of the Board. “Through our combined efforts and successful fundraising events, such as our annual raffle, a fundraiser reception held at Chocolatebox Café in Malibu, a number of “In lieu of” donations and generous donations by our supporters, ASF was able to raise close to $40,000 to furnish these seven schools”.

“We would like to express our gratitude to our donors for their continued support, encouragement, and their strong belief in improving the educational environment of our future generations. We look forward to another successful year. ” stated Abrahamian.

The Armenia School Foundation will host an art exhibit on Sunday, February 19 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Armenian Society of Los Angeles, 117 S. Louise St. Glendale.

Participating artists include Vahe’ Berberian, Vachak, Seda Baghdassarian, Samvel Saghatelian, Vasken Brudian, Rostom, Sossi Madzounian, Ara Madzounian, Sara Anjargolian, Ara Oshagan, Levon Parian

The Armenia School Foundation (ASF USA) is a nonprofit and non-sectarian, 501c3 organization, founded in May 2003. To date, ASF has provided close to 9000 new student and teacher desk/chair sets to schools in remote regions of Armenia and Karabakh.

For more information about the Armenia School Foundation-the ASF USA- please visit the organization’s Web site. Send your “tax deductible” donations to Armenia School Foundation, 3628 San Fernando Road, #1, Glendale, CA 91204

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