AGBU ESTABLISHES DEDICATED FUND AND RELIEF TEAM FOR LEBANON; OVER TWO MILLION ALREADY RAISED

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In the aftermath of the devastating explosion in Beirut that took place less than a week ago, AGBU Central Board engaged in worldwide appeals for urgent contributions to accelerate relief for Lebanese Armenians with a designated relief fund.  Immediate and generous support from across the globe resulted in over one million dollars raised over the weekend with both benefactors and grassroots donors rising to assist. The first million was doubled by a matching contribution from Chairman of the AGBU Council of Trustees, Vatche and Tamar Manoukian, with the additional commitment to match all subsequent funds generated in the coming weeks to this urgent effort...
 

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AGBU STEPS UP CAMPAIGN FOR LEBANON RELIEF EFFORTS ON HEELS OF ONE MILLION DOLLAR MARKER FOR PANDEMIC CRISES

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With the campaign launch of the AGBU Global Humanitarian Emergency Relief Fund in mid April 2020, donors from around the world demonstrated in action the meaning behind the AGBU motto In Unity is Strength.
In support of pandemic-related relief efforts, grass roots donations were generated from digital and mass mailing appeals as well as major gifts rushed to district offices from long time AGBU supporters...
 

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AGBU CENTRAL BOARD STATEMENT ON THE VIOLATION OF CEASEFIRE BY AZERBAIJANI ARMED FORCES

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AGBU is following with concern recent reports of a blatant violation of a ceasefire by the Azerbaijani armed forces in the direction of the Tavush region in Armenia. With our worldwide membership and global network, AGBU stands behind the government and armed forces of Armenia and the people of Artsakh...
 

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MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE ARMENIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY AND THE ARMENIAN GENERAL BENEVOLENT UNION

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On June 22, the Armenian Red Cross Society (ARCS) and the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) signed a memorandum of understanding on the joint implementation of the healthcare component of the Syrian Armenian Relief program. The program aims to provide humanitarian aid to the most vulnerable Syrian Armenians, particularly financial support to families that need urgent, expensive medical services. Within the scope of the Memorandum, the ARCS will provide 25,000 USD in support to organize these healthcare... 
 

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AGBU MOBILIZES GLOBAL EFFORT TO PREVENT FOOD INSECURITY DUE TO COVID-19

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Continuing its long history for humanitarian relief wherever Armenians are imperiled, AGBU has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with a massive effort to stem the growing food insecurities among the most vulnerable Armenians around the globe, including those who have suddenly found themselves facing financial hardships due to the crisis...
 

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