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 1988 Armenian earthquake.[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]


  1. ^ 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. ^ FAR FAQs retrieved 2010-09-14