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Armenian General Benevolent Union

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Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU)

Issued by the Republic of Armenia to To commemorate the Centennial of AGBU.

Established in 1906

Purpose

To preserve and promote the Armenian identity and heritage through educational, cultural and humanitarian programs.

International budget

USD $36 million

Education

24 Primary, Secondary, Preparatory and Saturday Schools. International Scholarship Grants and Loans. American University of Armenia.

National and International

Athletic games; summer internships; AGBU News magazine; AIS News; Ararat Magazine; Hoosharar; publications; lectures; theater; films and concerts. Armenia: American University of Armenia; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center; Armenia Philharmonic; Nork, Arapkir and Malatya Children's Centers; Sevan Theological Seminary; Gyumri Cold Food Storage facility; Yerevan, Sevan, Hrazdan and Etchmiadzin Soup Kitchens; Gyumri Academy of Music and Art.

Centers, schools, chapters, and offices

Argentina: Buenos Aires, Cordoba; Armenia: Yerevan; Australia: Sydney, Melbourne; Austria: Vienna; Belgium: Brussels; Brazil: Sao Paulo; Bulgaria: Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna; Canada: Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver; Cyprus: Nicosia, Larnaca, Limassol; Egypt: Cairo, Heliopolis, Alexandria; England: London, Manchester; Ethiopia: Addis Ababa; France: Paris, Marseille, Nice, Lyons, Valence, Vienne, St. Chamond; Greece: Athens, Salonika; Holland: Almelo; Iran: Teheran; Italy: Milan; Lebanon: Beirut, Antelias, Tripoli, Zahlé; Switzerland: Geneva; Syria: Aleppo, Damascus, Kamishli, Kessab, Latakia, Yacoubieh; Uruguay: Montevideo; United States: Arlington, Boston, Canoga Park, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Fresno, Glendale, Los Angeles, Manhattan, Miami, Nassau County, New England District, Oakland, Orange County, Pasadena, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Providence, San Fernando Valley, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Washington D.C.

Central board of directors

See also

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