9th Annual COAF Summer Soiree

9th Annual COAF Summer Soiree 25 June 2019 By Tatevik Oganessian 2 min read Heavy rains didn’t stop New Yorkers from attending the 9th Annual COAF Summer Soiree on Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 held at the PH-D Rooftop Lounge at the Dream Downtown Hotel. Armenian music was blasting away all night at the sold-out fundraiser with…

The first helicopter lands at COAF SMART

The first helicopter lands at COAF SMART 4 June 2019 By Tatevik Oganessian, Photos by: Lumen 2 min read Children of Armenia Charitable Fund (COAF) launched a new promising partnership with Armenian Helicopters Air Company. The first helicopter landed at the COAF SMART Center located in Debet community, in Lori region of Armenia. “COAF SMART…

How to clean toothpaste off a toothbrush

How to clean toothpaste off a toothbrush 22 May 2019 By Tatevik Oganessian, Photos by: Knar Babayan 2 min read Satik Isahakyan, a Public Radio reporter from Armavir, recalls how she used to stop her niece’s nosebleeds. “I asked her to tilt her head back and packed her nose with tampons…It was not effective at…

The story of a retired Armenian nurse

The story of a retired Armenian nurse 17 May 2019 By Tatevik Oganessian, Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read Meet Elise Yacoubian, a retired nurse from California that has volunteered for Children of Armenia Charitable Fund. “I have always liked nursing. It’s my passion. When I worked as a nurse, I didn’t even want…

Grandpa Aghvan, MLK, and Garo Armen

Grandpa Aghvan, MLK, and Garo Armen 15 May 2019 By Tatevik Oganessian, Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read When many years ago little Aghvan Mnatsakanyan said he wanted to become a president, none of his family members laughed and none of them said it was impossible. And his grandpa, Aghvan Mnatsakanyan, Sr., encouraged him,…