REUTERS/Gleb Garanich | Nabil Ismail Home Latest News Lebanon News Share on Facebook WhatsApp Donate Tweet Copy Link After the tragic explosion of the Beirut port, the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund launched a fundraiser to provide urgent support for Lebanese-Armenians affected by the catastrophe. The initiative, which goal was to raise $300,000, was able to raise $412,000. The donations will be used to support teachers, education, and media outlets of the Armenian community in Lebanon. View this post on Instagram Armenia will always be my home away from home, but Lebanon will forever have my heart.? A post shared by @ bloggersannonymous on Aug 8, 2020 at 10:55am PDT The Fund announced that $310,000 of the total donations will be used to pay salaries of teachers in Armenian educational institutions for the first quarter of the upcoming academic year. “The additional donation of $100,000 will be directed to the implementation of educational programs,” said the Fund in a statement. “Another $13,000 will be donated to Armenian media outlets operating in Lebanon: Ararat, Zartonk, Azdak, Vana Dzayn, and Radio Sevan.” Executive Director of the Hayastan All Armenian Fund, Haykak Arshamyan, is currently in Beirut to deliver the donation. Two weeks ago, the Hayastan All Armenian Fund organized a fundraising concert “For You Lebanon” to help Lebanese-Armenians impacted by the blast. Lebanon is home to hundreds of thousands of Lebanese-Armenians. Their community was among those directly affected by the tragedy of August 4th. View this post on Instagram Yerevan lights up its National Assembly building with the Lebanese flag as a symbol of support to Beirut which was heavily damaged from a devastating explosion. Yerevan, Armenia August 06.2020 [email protected]@vahrambaghdasaryan #livelovearmenia #livelovebeirut A post shared by LiveLoveArmenia (@livelovearmenia) on Aug 7, 2020 at 7:20am PDT Share on Facebook WhatsApp Donate Tweet Copy Link Support our independent media - contribute today! Become a Patron!