The ARS 71st International Convention Convened in Yerevan, Armenia

                The official opening of the 71st International Convention of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS, Inc.) took place on October 4, 2015 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Yerevan, Armenia. Several officials were present, including the Republic of Armenia’s (Ro... Read More

ARS, Inc.’s Statement on the Armenian Genocide Centennial

In spite of the devastation and the destruction of the daily life of entire Armenian populations, today thriving Armenian communities around the globe prove the failure of the perpetrators. They do this with their countless establishments – schools, churches, community centers – built and maintained through th... Read More

Mr. and Mrs. Harout and Vicky Marachelian Donate $50,000 to the Armenian Relief Society

The Central Executive Board of the Armenian Relief Society is pleased to announce, with gratitude, the generous donation of Mr. and Mrs. Harout and Vicky Marachelian, of California, USA, in the amount of $50,000US to the ARS. In keeping with the wishes of the benefactors, this sum will be equally allotted to two p... Read More

The Armenian Relief Society Commemorates the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide in New York City

“…as long as I am alive, Turkey will not join the European Union…” Dr. Eleni Theocharous, Member of the European Parliament Several events dedicated to the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, initiated by the ARS Central Executive Board, with the cooperation of the Regional Executive of ARS/Eastern USA, w... Read More

Armenian Relief Society to Commemorate Centennial with Events in March

The Armenian Relief Society (ARS), Inc. in cooperation with the ARS Eastern USA are planning a series of events from March 5-7 to commemorate the Armenian Genocide Centennial in the New York/New Jersey area. On Thursday, March 5, from 6-8 p.m., the ARS, along with the Permanent Mission of Armenia to the United Nat... Read More

ARS Initiates its Presence in Belgium

On October 15, 2014 during a special two-day visit to Brussels, members of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Central Executive Board, Mrs. Vicky Marachelian, Chairperson, and Mrs. Liza Avakian, Adviser, attended a meeting with representatives of the Armenian National Committee of Belgium, ARS supporters, Homenetme... Read More