Fund for Armenian Relief

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The Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR) is a US humanitarian organization. It provides short-term emergency relief and long-term programs focusing on child protection, economic development, education, health care, and social services.

FAR was founded in response to the devastating earthquake in 1988.[1] Headquartered in New York City, it also has offices in Armenia and in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. It has more than 180 full-time employees. Its diverse programs include a Homeless Children’s Center, an Information Technology Center, educational scholarship programs, a Medical Education Program, soup kitchens, and senior centers.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.reporter.am/go/article/2010-01-29-fund-for-armenian-relief-celebrates-its-20th-anniversary-honors-one-of-its-founders-and-raises-close-to--1-million The Armenian Reporter, 2010-01-29, "Fund for Armenian Relief celebrates its 20th anniversary, honors one of its Founders, and raises close to $1 Million"
  2. ^ http://www.farusa.org/who-faqs.html FAR FAQs retrieved 2010-09-14