Serving Assyrians/Chaldeans/Syriacs Around the World Since 1991

A non-governmental organization in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council since 2011

 

Mission Statement

The Assyrian Aid Society of America is a charitable 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to:

• helping Assyrians in need

• promoting Assyrian culture and heritage

• building a structure capable of responding to unexpected crises that require immediate  mobilization to help our people

• focusing American and international attention on the needs and humanitarian concerns of our Assyrian people, particularly in our ancestral homeland of Bet Nahrain

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Congresswoman Anna Eshoo’s video tribute to Narsai David and AAS-A

The Assyrian Aid Society is a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity.


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CRISIS IN NORTH IRAQ

The Assyrian Aid Society-Iraq and Assyrian Aid Society of America are assessing the developing situation in north Iraq by the hour. Already 891 refugee families are being assisted by AAS-Iraq in the areas of Alqosh, Bakhdedah, Teleskof, Bashiqa & Merkeh, Karamlesh, Batnaya, Bartilla, Telkepe, Sharafiya, and Berozawa.


If you would like to donate to specifically help the Mosul refugees, click on the button below.

MOSUL REFUGEE RELIEF

AANF CONTRIBUTES TO AAS REFUGEE RELIEF FUND

The Assyrian American National Federation (AANF) has contributed $15,000 to the Assyrian Aid Society’s Emergency Refugee Relief Fund to assist thousands of Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac Internally
Displaced Persons seeking safety in the Nineveh Plain following the fall of Mosul last week.


“We are grateful to AANF for joining with us in this hour of crisis for our people,” said AAS-A President Ashur Yoseph.


AANF President William Youmaran announced the donation and presented the check to AAS-A Director Dr. Rouel Georgis and the AAS-A Chicago Chapter this week.


Established in 1933, the Assyrian American National Federation, Inc. is a federation of Assyrian associations in the United States. AANF is a 501C-3 Non-Profit Organization that strives to unite the Assyrian Nation by protecting and promoting the progression of Assyrian culture, education, religion and humanitarian rights.

 

CONGRESSWOMAN ANNA ESHOO AND HOUSE MEMBERS URGE PRESIDENT OBAMA TO PROTECT IRAQ CHRISTIANS

AND OTHER RELIGIOUS MINORITIES

Assyrian international marathon runner William Odisho will run the 37th Annual San Francisco Marathon on Sunday July 27. As he has in marathons from Rome to Jerusalem and elsewhere around  the world, Mr. Odisho will carry a full-size Assyrian flag as he runs the 26 mile route through the streets
of San Francisco and twice across the Golden Gate Bridge, raising awareness of Assyrians in the Homeland and raising money to assist them.


William Odisho and the Assyrian Aid Society of America are asking you to donate $1 for each mile he runs in San Francisco on July 27. Proceeds will go directly to the AAS-A Refugee Relief Fund to assist Assyrians who have fled their homes following the fall of Mosul and the continuing conflict in Iraq.

Please click on the button below to DONATE NOW.

 

Run For Assyria: $26 For 26 Miles Helps Refugees

The Assyrian Aid Society of America Sports Project is sponsoring and supporting Mr. Odisho in this prestigious and internationally recognized event.


Pictured above is the racing jersey Mr. Odisho will wear on July 27 when running his first marathon in North America. Fifty-five years old, Mr. Odisho refers to himself as the “Old Horse of Assyria.”

CONTINUING REFUGEE CRISIS IN NORTH IRAQ. SEE BELOW FOR OUR UPDATES.

Going To The Marathon In San Francisco?

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