Tag: Ajvar 5k Run/Walk

UMD Gives $13,000 Ajvar 5K Grant to VERA – Children with Down Syndrome and Autism

UMD Gives $13,000 Ajvar 5K Grant to VERA – Children with Down Syndrome and Autism

UMD looks back with pride and gratitude on the successes of 2017’s Ajvar 5K, and the meaningful difference the diaspora community has made together. Over 600 participants took part in UMD’s flagship charitable event, Ajvar 5K with races held in Crown Point, Indiana; Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan; Columbus, Ohio; Garfield, New Jersey; Los Angeles, and San Francisco, California; and Washington,…

UMD Appoints Director of Charitable Efforts

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce the appointment of UMD Chicago Representative Natalia Buling-Betinski as the new UMD Director of Charitable Efforts.  Buling-Betinski will oversee all of UMD’s charitable programs, including the coordination of UMD’s annual Ajvar 5K Run/Walk, which will be held across several cities this September. “Expanding of Natalia’s role is due to her great…

Macedonian Diaspora Helps Orphans During Holiday Season

Macedonian Diaspora Helps Orphans During Holiday Season

On Friday, December 21, 2012, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), the United Macedonian-Americans of Detroit (UMAD), Ajvar LLC, and Pencils 4 Kids International (P4KI) delivered much-needed aid to the “11th October” orphanage in Skopje, Macedonia in the form of twenty-five new beds/mattresses and school supplies for all the orphans.    “We were warmly welcomed at the orphanage by the children…