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26Apr
ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day

The 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Galipoli was commemorated on April 26th, 2015. Commonly known as ANZAC Day for the soldiers from Australia and New Zealand who fought there, this annual event memorializes the sacrifices of soldiers and thier families from both sides of the war.

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The ATFC continued with its outreach efforts to educate American students about the history and culture of Turkey.

On March 6, 2015, The ATFC continued with its outreach efforts to educate American students about the history and culture of Turkey. 125 Students at Sutton Middle School in Atlanta enjoyed a program about Turkey presented by the Turkish Student Associations of Georgia State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Emory University. The event was also sponsored by The Turkish Honorary Consul, Mona Sunshine. The ATFC would like to express its gratitude to the student presenters. Efforts like these are a very important element in helping young people to better understand different cultures. Most often, the students learn that their lives and the lives of students in Turkey are actually very similar. "

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The ATFC CATOM Project provided coats and stationary supplies to students

Through our efforts and through the donations of our individual and corporate donors, The ATFC Catom committee provided yearly school supplies to 1500 students and coats to 700 students in 3 elementary schools in Van, Turkey. The city of Van suffered a devastating earthquake several years ago. The ATFC has been active since the earthquake in rebuilding efforts. As always, we thank all you who have donated. Please click the below links to see more photos.

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