Click here to Login
imgs1 imgs2


LATEST NEWS

05/27/2020

The Knights of Vartan Vahan Lodge #44, Orange County California, recently completed a fundraising activity specifically for the purpose of making a contribution to the mission of the Fuller Center for Housing in Armenia. The fundraising activity, a raffle with cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places, culminated in a raffle drawing held on May 3, in the presence of a large majority of the Vahan Lodge Tivan members, including Commander Anton Markarian; of course, all were fully compliant with social distancing criteria and personal health safety guidelines!

read more >

COVID19 Relief

The Knights and Daughters of Vartan share the concern of helping to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Early May the Knights and Daughters of Vartan collaborated with Fund of Armenian Relief (FAR) Ayo! Program through a $10,000 matching campaign, $5,000 of which was matching grant pledged by NAS Nigoghos and Mrs. Roset Atinizian. In just a week the needed funds were donated both individually and from chapters. Many Knights and Daughters responded and donated. Our support was assigned to go to Tavush region, which is one of the poorest regions and has the longest border with azeri. During next weeks with our donations Ayo distributed 400 packages to 400 families in Tavush region.  Although the campaign is completed but donations still are welcome https://weareayo.org/home

The second project came from Gomidas lodge and Talar otyag based in San Diego, California. They are one of the youngest and smallest groups but certainly with a big heart. Mid May KOV/DOV San Diego chapter sent $500 donation to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia COVID19 fund to support front line health care workers.