For the seventh year, AMAA’s “Stitched with Love” Program, headed by Betty Cherkezian, is sending knitted and crocheted blankets, hats, scarves and gloves to newborn and young children in Armenia. During 2019, AMAA sent 12 boxes and 8 sacks of knitted blankets, hats, gloves and other knitted items to Armenia. The gifts were distributed through the Aynilian Clinic in Yerevan and through local AMAA-Armenia centers in Vanadzor, Vartenis, Goris, Stepanavan and Artsakh…. Read More

As part of the One Village Consortium, AMAA-Armenia was instrumental in obtaining a Belarus tractor for the Navur Village (Tavush Region) near the Azeri border in December 2019. The tractor, donated by the Director of North Hills LLC Arshavir Gevorgyan and benefactors George and Khachik Titizian of Los Angeles, CA, was a much-needed item for the community. Mher Nikoyan, Director of the Cooperative, expressed his sincere gratitude to the AMAA and the… Read More

The Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) has the distinct pleasure to share the news of its Board Member and Armenia Committee Chair Dr. Ann R. Karagozian Sarafian’s appointment as Inaugural Director of Promise Armenian Institute, which will include the new Armenian Studies Center. Dr. Karagozian will be involved in the selection of its first Director. As stated in the official announcement by the UCLA International Institute “The Promise Armenian Institute is… Read More

The Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year for full-time undergraduate students of Armenian descent studying in North America. Students interested in applying for scholarships should personally request the Application Form by calling 201-265-2607 or by email, sponsorship@amaa.org. Previous recipients must reapply each year. It is the responsibility of the student to request an application form. Incomplete items and/ or missing documents will automatically… Read More

Dear Friends: The Christmas Season is once again upon us. One word we will be hearing a lot during this beautiful season of the year is PEACE. We will hear it proclaimed in the Gospel, we will read it on our Christmas cards, we will hang ornaments that say it on our Christmas trees, and we will sing it over and over again in our favorite Christmas carols. While we all want… Read More

The Armenian Missionary Association of America wishes Armenia Tree Project (ATP) a Happy 25th Anniversary. This past summer, AMAA’s Summer Internship participants visited ATP in Armenia to plant trees and tour their nursery. Digging out rocks, watering, and planting on a hot summer day isn’t as easy as it looks. ATP has planted hundreds of trees at Avedisian School and has a long history of working with them on environmental education programs…. Read More