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[VOAH]: Long-time Donor Visits VOAH for the First Time image

It was Silva Migirdeyan’s first visit to FAR’s Vanadzor Old Age Home (VOAH), a retirement community for 55 low-income seniors. A great supporter of VOAH, Silva was used to getting updates about VOAH’s tatiks and papiks (grandmas and grandpas) via photos and second-hand stories from her uncle Sahan Arzruni, VOAH’s long-time advocate and donor. This was the first time she was finally able to see the project with her own eyes.

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[FAR Partnerships]: Sahan Arzruni’s “Keyboard Conversations” Reaches Across Generations image

Leaning over the black piano, poised with that special tension common to great musicians, Sahan Arzruni opened his performances with poignant chords that reverberated like a tender conversation. These conversations skimmed through six major cities of Armenia and Artsakh: Gyumri, Vanadzor, Berd, Ashtarak, Goris and Stepanakert.

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[FAR Soup Kitchens, VOAH]: The Power of Giving Back Unites Youth and the Elderly image

On April 27, a group of FAR Mathevosian Scholarship Program students from Gyumri, gathered together to clean FAR Gyumri Nishan and Margrit Atinizian Senior Center and the surrounding areas. The results of the hard work that day came as a nice surprise to the elderly beneficiaries when they came in for their daily nutritious hot meal. And students, too, were happy.

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