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[FAR Yerevan, Ayo!]: Join Us to Raise Funds for Chocolate Bank … and More image

Ayo! has launched its Chocolate Bank Project for 2018! Since 2014, each Christmas FAR has implemented its Chocolate Bank Project in different regions of Armenia to brighten the holiday for children and their families in need. Last year, Ayo! joined this amazing initiative, which collects and then delivers chocolates and other Christmas sweets to children who live in poverty. And it is happening again!

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[Ayo!]: Young Helper, Great Assistant standard

Meet Arman Andreasyan, the youngest member of FAR’s Ayo! team! Always cheerful and positive, 15-year-old Arman is a high school student in his 11th grade and a member of the National Scout Movement of Armenia. Yet, this is not all about him, because most of all he is a concerned citizen of Armenia and is involved in various civic and social movements and initiatives. Arman recently participated in the civic initiative “Save the Afrikyans’ Club House” by bravely standing in front of the old cultural building for two weeks. Though the old building’s demolishing by the authorities drove Arman into sadness and depression, it didn’t break the twinkle in his eyes and the eagerness to make the world a better ...

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[Young Professionals Trip]: YPT Alumni Reunite in NYC standard

Recently, FAR hosted a reunion for the Young Professionals Trip’s alumni in New York City. On May 29th, several alumni gathered on the Diocesan Plaza for a night of great music, delicious food, and engaging conversation. Participants from trips as far back as 1996 shared their experiences – allowing each other to track the progression of the trips. As guests joyfully reminisced to their time in Armenia, they were also introduced to a new way of engaging in positive development in Armenia: FAR’s crowdfunding platform and civic initiative Ayo! raises funds for local solutions to local challenges in Armenia and implements these projects through FAR. The Young Professionals Trip (YPT) serves to bring together the diasporan community to discover their own ...

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