Soup Kitchens

Soup Kitchens

Goal

The goal of the Soup Kitchen project is to ensure the elderly and other disadvantaged people lead dignified lives by preventing their segregation from society.

Objectives

  • To meet the basic nutritional needs of the elderly and disadvantaged families
  • To share social responsibility with other stakeholders in meeting the basic needs of the poor
  • To help ease the social tension within beneficiary families

Types of Service

  • Daily nutritious meal for the elderly and disadvantaged families
  • Providing clothes and supplies for hygiene when needed

Inception Date

1995

Coordinator

Rafik Martirosyan, FAR Soup Kitchen Program Coordinator

Average Annual budget

$200,000

Partners

  • Bay Area Friends of Armenia
  • United Armenia Fund
  • United Methodist Committee on Relief
  • AMERICARES
  • Local government bodies in Yerevan and regions

Number of Beneficiaries (last 3 years)

  • 657 in 2011
  • 651 in 2012
  • 665 in 2013

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