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Artsakh Humanitarian Appeal

The current conflict in Artsakh has wreaked havoc on the region, with 120,000 internally displaced people from Artsakh seeking refuge in Armenia now living in temporary shelters with limited access to basic essentials.

Immediate Needs

  • Safe shelter for them to have a place to live
  • Clothing
  • Hygienic products
  • Blankets and heating for the upcoming winter
  • Food

How to Help

  • Sponsor an Artsakh family
  • Support Artsakh youth to continue their tertiary education
  • One-off or monthly donations
  • Donate items to our Container Shipment Project

Who We Are 

Armenian Christian Mission, backed by 25 years of experience working with the most vulnerable people of Armenia. We are a registered charity organization in Australia and USA working closely with the Armenian government. We have a local team working on the ground in Armenia providing immediate and ongoing support and aid to those in need, with two centres located in Gyumri and Yerevan.

How you can help

Photos: Shant Sevag

Our team in Armenia has been operating daily for the distribution of clothing, food parcels, blankets, and heat support. Our team is also working to match sponsors with refugee families, to provide long-term food, medical, education, and housing support for the displaced refugees.

How you can help now!

1. Donate

Your donations will help us supply these refugees and families with urgent humanitarian needs. Our team in Armenia is purchasing and distributing locally-sourced supplies on a daily basis. We are also currently working to send another 40ft container with essential needs and supplies to Armenia urgently.

If you are in Australia, you can help by donating the items below, as well as making a monetary donation.

For countries outside Australia, your monetary donations will help us provide vital aids such as food, clothes, winter heat, medical, and rent support.

Items we need:

  • Clothing for children under 10. Due to Government regulations these need to be new clothing.
  • Adults underwear and garments
  • Pyjamas
  • Towels
  • Bedding – sheets, pillows, pillow cases and blankets.
  • Adult clothing for men and women (good condition used clothing is acceptable)
  • Shoes any size, must be new.
  • Hygiene products – sanitary pads and adult pads
  • Children toys
  • Medical Supplies – bandages in packs of 1000, surgical equipment, burn and skin ointments.
  • Furniture – new or used such as chairs, tables, wardrobes etc. Please no large furniture items, keeping in mind the rooms are small. We can only accept single beds, small couches, 4 seater dining tables, etc.
  • Kitchen items and utensils

NO Liquids

NO Flammable Items

Urgent Request in Australia

We need help with the supply and use of three tonne trucks available from time to time. We also need volunteers to help us load goods and to help us pack and register the goods ready for shipment to Armenia.

If you can help in anyway please contact us on

2. Sponsor a Family

Sponsor a family from US$90 a month to help them rebuild their lives and their children’s futures.

Your sponsorship will help in the following ways.

US$90 /month

US$90 / month can feed a family and cover other household expenses for a month.

US$100 /month

$100 / month can cover tertiary education fees.

US$120 /month

$120 / month can provide homecare assistance to the vulnerable and elderly.

US$200 /month

$200 / month can feed a family and cover schooling fees for up to two children.

US$210 /month

$210 / month can provide rental assistance to a family for an entire month.

US$300 /month

$300 / month can feed a family and provide rental assistance for an entire month.