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[FAR Soup Kitchens]: Matagh standard

Last week, former FAR staff member Veronika Mkrtchyan and her sister Anna Mkrtchyan made a special donation to organize a matagh for the beneficiaries of the Bay Area of Friends-sponsored Berd and Nor Nork Soup kitchens that are operated by FAR. The main meaning of matagh is the giving of a gift to God and giving alms to the poor. This specific matagh was on the occasion of the birth of Verionika’s son Yeghishe and Anna’s daughter Gayane. FAR staff members, who welcomed and appreciated the generosity of their friends, also shared the happiness and thankfulness of the soup kitchen guests. Here are glimpses of the matagh offering in the Berd and Nor Nork soup kitchens.

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