American Armenians raise $23 mln for Karabakh

American Armenians raise $23 mln for Karabakh

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenians of the United States raised $22,990,898 for Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) on Thursday, November 26, during the 23rd Annual Thanksgiving Telethon organized by the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund (Armenia Fund).

“In light of recent developments in Artsakh and Armenia, all proceeds of Telethon 2020 will be directed to supporting 100,000 displaced individuals and the families of our fallen soldiers who lost their lives to protect the sovereignty of both republics,” said Armenia Fund USA President Maria Mehranian.

Since September 27, the Armenian community of the United States has been actively fundraising for the support of the homeland. Prior to the Telethon, the community had already raised close to $80 million and sent over 100 tons of humanitarian aid including medical equipment and supplies as well as other essential items.

Fundraising Phonethons have also been taking place in various Armenian communities across Europe and will continue around the world through the end of the year. On November 22, the Annual Phonethon took place in France by the Hayastan All Armenian Fund’s partner organization Fonds Armenien de France which so far has raised over $3.13 million.

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