Armenian Relief Society, Inc. (ARS, Inc.)
80 Bigelow Avenue, Suite 300
Watertown, MA 02472
Fiscal Year Ending: May
Registration Number: A0305
Registration Date: 3/26/1993
DUNS Number: 199006016

Ms. Caroline Chamavonian, Chair
Ms. Silva Takvorian, Treasurer
Ms. Lala Demirdjian, Executive Director
TELEPHONE...(617) 926-5892
FAX.................(617) 926-4855
    Initiates and coordinates numerous humanitarian projects through affiliates in Armenia and 25 other countries around the world. Since its founding in 1910 in New York City, ARS, Inc. has contributed millions of dollars to public health, education and humanitarian aid efforts, youth activities, and social service projects. ARS, Inc. supports and runs a birthing center, several health centers, and hospitals in Armenia and among the Armenian diaspora. The organization maintains kindergarten/day-care centers, homes for the elderly, and summer camps; provides scholarships to needy students; and offers assistance to orphanages, schools, and cultural institutions worldwide. ARS, Inc. is responding to the crisis in Syria by providing food, fuel, and financial assistance to schools and needy families in the Syrian-Armenian community. In addition, the organization is providing assistance to Syrian refugees in Armenia, Jordan, Lebanon, and Europe.

PVO Reported Sectors: Basic Education, Disaster Readiness, Maternal and Child Health, Protection, Assistance and Solutions, Social Services
PVO Reported Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Georgia, Lebanon, Syria

Financial Activities For Fiscal Year 2015
USAID Support
  Sec. 123 Ocean Freight P.L. 480 Freight P.L. 480 Donated Food USAID Grants USAID Contracts
  $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Other Support
  Other USG Grants Other USG Contracts Other Gov't & Int'l Org    
  $0 $0 $0    
Private Support
  In-Kind Contributions Private Contributions Private Revenue    
  $0 $716,205 $319,901    
Total Support and Revenue $1,036,106

  Overseas Programs Domestic Programs Admin & Management Fund Raising  
  $533,404 $6,750 $342,990 $0  
Total Expenses $883,144