On December 23, 2013, at the invitation of the ”Help Your Brother” foundation, Ani Balkhian, the president of the “ALEPPO” Compatriotic Charitable Organization (NGO), attended the concert where the ”SHARAVIGH” Syrian-Armenian children’s choir performed.
The representatives of, the Embassy of the Syrian Arab Republic to Armenia, the UN office in Armenia and other organizations were also present at the event.
The concert was organized for charitable purposes. The proceeds from the concert and the onsite donations was to be transferred to Syria, to support children still residing in the Syrian Arab Republic.
At the concert, the president of the “ALEPPO” Compatriotic Charitable Organization (ACCO), donated funds to the Help Your Brother Foundation, to support their life saving mission. “Taking into consideration the fact that, the objective of the concert was to raise funds aimed at supporting children in Syria, more importantly, because the initiative fully corresponds with the mission objective of the ACCO, our organization has decided to donate 100,000 AMD to the Help Your Brother Foundation”, said Ani Balkhian, the president of the ALEPPO Compatiotic Charitable Organization. “We hope that the funds provided by our organization, and all the proceeds from this concert, will serve the purpose of supporting children in Syria”.