1101 N. Pacific Avenue # 301
Glendale, CA 91202
Tel: 818.241.8900
Fax: 818.241.6900

30 September 2005

UAF's 135th Airlift Delivers $1.8 Million of Aid to Armenia

Glendale, CA - The United Armenian Fund's 135th airlift arrived in
Yerevan on September 30, delivering 1.8 million of humanitarian

The UAF itself collected ($712,000) of medicines and medical supplies
for this flight, almost all of it donated by the Catholic Medical
Mission Board.

Other organizations which contributed goods for this airlift were:
Mekhitarist Congregation of Armenian Fathers ($684,000); Nork Marash
Medical Center ($86,000); Shushi Music School Society ($43,000);
Armenian American Cultural Association ($43,000); Foundation Semra
($33,000) and Fund for Armenian Relief ($32,000).

Also contributing to this airlift were: Howard Karagheusian
Commemorative Corp. ($23,000); Armenian Missionary Association of
America ($20,000); Armenian General Benevolent Union ($13,000); Western
Diocese of the Armenian Church ($12,000) and AmeriCares ($12,000).

Since its inception in 1989, the UAF has sent $415 million of
humanitarian assistance to Armenia on board 135 airlifts and 1,237 sea

The UAF is the collective effort of the Armenian Assembly of America,
the Armenian General Benevolent Union, the Armenian Missionary
Association of America, the Armenian Relief Society, the Diocese of the
Armenian Church of America, the Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church
of America and the Lincy Foundation.

For more information, contact the UAF office at 1101 North Pacific
Avenue, Suite 301, Glendale, CA 91202 or call (818) 241-8900.