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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,…

High Five for Five!

High Five for Five!

High five and congratulations to the entire Ajvar 5K team for spearheading and launching this August another season of the annual charitable Ajvar 5K race – in its fifth year. The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD)’s annual signature charitable program – Ajvar 5K, the brainchild concept of Beti Arsovska and Bernard Pesjak – has grown year after year and thanks to…

UMD Makes Donation to 11th October Orphanage

UMD Makes Donation to 11th October Orphanage

On February 11, 2015, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) arranged for a delivery of living room furniture (гарнитури) for two of the apartments in the 11th October Orphanage in Skopje, Macedonia thanks to donations raised by the Ajvar 5K Run/Walk. Thank you very much for your generous support of UMD’s charitable efforts. Stay tuned for more news as we will…

Ohrid General Hospital to be Beneficiary of Ajvar 5K Race

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to inform you that the Ohrid General Hospital – Infants and Pediatrics Unit will be the beneficiary of funds from the 3rd Annual Ajvar 5K race, this time held at Dahnert’s Lake County Park in Garfield, New Jersey, on September 7, 2014. Click HERE for pictures. Over 120 runners and walkers participated in…

2014 Ajvar 5K Run/Walk to Be Held in Garfield, New Jersey

2014 Ajvar 5K Run/Walk to Be Held in Garfield, New Jersey

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce that this year’s annual Ajvar 5K Run/Walk will be held at Dahnert’s Lake County Park, in Garfield, New Jersey on Sunday, September 7, 2014 in commemoration of Macedonia’s 23 years of independence. This year’s proceeds will benefit the Infants and Pediatrics Divison of the Ohrid General Hospital in Ohrid, Macedonia. To…

Three Ajvar 5Ks Raise $8,000 for Orphans

Continuing the trend started last year, this year’s charitable Ajvar 5K Run/Walk was not only held in Washington, D.C. for a second year in a row, but for the first time in two other cities – Ann Arbor, Michigan, and New York City. The three Ajvar 5Ks were able to bring in close to $8,000 in proceeds. Out of the…

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…