December 4, 2013 - 13:58 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - A sum of AMD 100 million was collected in the Ameria Group-organized children outreach charity event in 2012 and during the year 2013.
According to Ameriabank Development director Tigran Jrbashyan, AMD 79 million was raised in an auction, with the remaining sum brought by the Ameriabank employees who made monthly contributions to the charity account.
As Jrbashyan told a December 4 news conference, Ameria Group will double the proceeds of the new auction and donate them to kids combating cancer, onco-haemotological diseases, idiopathic arthritis and other diseases requiring urgent treatment.
In 2013, 22 kids benefited from the charity event.
This year, Ameria Group's “Vine is life: wine tasting, charitable auction 2013” is due December 6. During the event, high-end grapes spirits will be presented in Yerevan: cognac, wines, champagne and Armagnac by the world’s most prominent winemakers.
Some of the exclusive top-class cuvées have been specially delivered to Yerevan for this event. 70- year old ARARAT Noyan Tapan Brandy, Pian delle Vigne, 2008(5L), Tignanello, 2010 (6L), fortified Madera White, 1877, Cristal Rose Vintage 2005 and other one-of-its-kind wines are among the lots of the auction.
The event will bring together peop representatives of prominent companies and distinguished winemakers, among whom are representative of the world-famous Antinori family of winemakers, a professional sommelier from Riedel - the wine glass company having more than 250 years of history and other renowned specialists.
This is the fourth charity event of Ameria Group in four years, uniting businessmen to help kids struggling for life. The proceeds will be directed towards treatment of kids who are beneficiaries of Nvirir Kyanq (Gift a Life) charitable foundation, Let’s Help the Armenian Children, Children No Pain foundations and Echo NGO.
Ameria Group calls on everyone to join the initiative and all wishing to participate can make their donations to the special charity account # 1570036910764400 with Ameriabank.