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2018




April


Completion of renovations of three bathrooms at Nubarashen that began last December, one funded by SOAR London, one by SOAR Baltimore and SOAR Washington DC, and one funded by SOAR Los Angeles
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Completion of the kitchen/cafeteria at Our Lady of Armenia Summer Camp that began in December of 2017, funded by SOAR Ventura County
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Renovations under way in five rooms at Kharberd and new furniture for the pottery room funded by SOAR Boston

Work continues...




Diapers for Children's Home Gyumri




The participants of "I Can" practicing for the upcoming event which is being funded by SOAR National, SOAR Chicago, SOAR Wisconsin, and the Harold and Josephine Gulamerian Armenian Orphan Fund.

Trainings on "I CAN" event are under way ... 150 children from all over Armenia from orphanages and care institutions are involved in the project....

GO HERE to learn more about this upcoming event.






SOAR paid for the legal fees to start two proceedings for these brothers, Karen and Suren Darakchyan, in which their rights as legal heirs were violated. One lawsuit over their mother's home has been won and the next proceeding for their rights on their father's property will soon begin.




March


SOAR Zurich helped to fund Saturday classes for English improvement at AEBS

Coninuing work on the gymnasium ar Vardashen that began in 2017 funded by SOAR Montreal, The Harold and Josephine Gulamerian Armenian Orphan Fund, and The Albert Tamberchi Foundation




A new computer lab for Community Development and Social Suport Center funded by SOAR New York

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Underwear, socks, and pajamas for Nansen kids from SOAR Moscow chapter




Two professional blenders for Children's Home Gyumri funded by SOAR La Cañada




Shoes for the children at Our Lady of Armenia Educational Center funded by SOAR National
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Go HERE to see the article on the ribbon cutting at Dzorak for the new greenhouse!

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Two new washer/dryer combos for Gavar funded by SOAR National

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February


Plaques were placed on the food storage building at Idjevan that were contructed last year funded by SOAR and the Harold and Josephine Gulamerian Fund




The greenhouse at Dzorak in bloom
and the salt cave at Mari Izmirlyan in use.

A successful business is being developed at Dzorak involving their residents with special needs and capable of working.

The salt cave at Mari Izmirlyan has many theraputic benefits. GO HERE to learn more.
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A huge distribution of toys by SOAR through Project Cure!
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January


The elevator at Mari Izmirlyan in use that was completed in December of 2017, funded by SOAR Providence, SOAR Philadelphia, and SOAR Boston
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A huge shipment of medical and dental equipment and supplies through Project Cure!
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Diapers for Nork and Mari Izmirlyan Orphanages and gratitude letters
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The greenhouse that was constructed at Dzorak last year in use.
A floral business is being developed involving the residents of Dzorak with special needs and capable of working.
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Winter coats, warm blankets, a kitchen stove, and still coming, socks and underwear for the children at Orphanage of Fridtjof Nansen funded by SOAR Moscow
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Pre-renovation of three bathrooms at Nubarashen

One funded by SOAR London, one by SOAR Baltimore and SOAR Washington DC, and one funded by SOAR Los Angeles

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Continued work...
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A gratitude letter thanking for the payment of electricity through the winter months at Zatikavan funded by SOAR Fresno