Support the SARF Fundraiser Featuring Marie Rose Abousefian in Tikran Medz

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Glendale, CA – The Syrian Armenian Relief Fund (SARF) was established in 2012 due to dire circumstances, to extend a helping hand to our compatriots living in the civil war waging in Syria. SARF continues its assistance with the initial enthusiasm. There is no peace yet in sight, and the war is still waging on in the country that provided a safe haven to our ancestors during the Genocide, and now the Armenian community is being dispersed again, with an unknown future. From one side, the destruction brought on by the war – bombing Armenians’ homes, business establishments, kindergartens, schools, community centers, athletic and sport centers, and churches, and on the other – the lack of basic staples such as…

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SARF Leadership Reception 2014

Titizian and Kendirjian Move Into SARF Leadership Roles Reception Honors Khanjian

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Glendale, CA – The Syrian Armenian Relief Fund (SARF) Executive Committee elected new officers: John Titizian was elected Chairman and Raffi Kendirjian was elected Vice-Chairman. Zaven Khanjian, the outgoing Chairman of the Executive Committee, presided over his last Executive Committee meeting on August 30, 2014, when new officers were elected.  Since its inception in August 2012, in response to deteriorating living conditions of Armenians in Syria, SARF, under the leadership of Khanjian, raised and transferred to Syria, more than $1 Million for use in humanitarian relief and to meet immediate needs of Syrian Armenians. Khanjian had submitted his resignation from SARF Executive Committee due to his appointment as the Executive Director/CEO of the Armenian Missionary Association of America. Although this…

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