The Paros Foundation, a 501(c)3 private foundation registered in 2006 in Berkeley, California is not affiliated with the Ghazarian family's Paros "Lighthouse" Armenian Charitable Foundation USA (registered 2009 in Seal Beach, California) or the Paros "Lighthouse" Foundation in Armenia and their center for abused women.

Join The Paros Foundation's initiative, the Paros 100 for 100 Projects For Prosperity, dedicated to commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.  

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Organizations We Support

Our goal is to develop high quality high integrity non-governmental organizations in Armenia by significantly upgrading their working environment, providing guidance and needed resources.

Paros Chamber Choir The Paros Chamber Choir
The Paros Chamber Choir performs a wide repertoire of music by Armenian and international composers. The Foundation works with the Choir to bring their rich gift of song to the world.
Vanadzor Museum of Fine Arts Vanadzor Museum of Fine Arts
Established in 1975, the Museum contains an impressive collection of art work. Working with the Museum, we hope to expose people in Armenia and around the world to its rich collection.
Founded in 2001, UNISON works to serve and improve the lives of people with disabilities in Armenia. The Foundation supports UNISONís vision of an Armenia that will allow all of its citizens to prosper.
Manana Youth Center Manana Youth Center
Manana provides training for children in documentary film production, animation, photography and journalism. The Foundation proudly supports this innovative investment in a childís creative potential.
Ghoghanj Children's CenterGhoghanj Children's Center
Ghoghanj provides care and classes for at risk, socially challenged and physically disabled children. The Foundation supports their mission to provide guidance and services for this most vulnerable population.
Vanadzor Music School No3 Vanadzor Music School No3
The Vanadzor Music School #3 was rebuilt with funds from the All Armenia Fund and the Arshak II Opera project (San Francisco, CA,). The Foundation supports the School with scholarships to attend classes.
Share a pair
Share-a-pair is able to purchase one quality pair of shoes for $10. Donations are welcomed in any amount. 100% of the proceeds will be spent buying new shoes.


Service Armenia 2014, June 23 to july 24