Frequently asked questions

Q-Where do we send our monetary donations?
A- Checks are sent to
Armenian Lighthouse Charitable Foundation (ALCF) P.O.Box 3595
Seal Beach, Ca 90740

Q-What items can we donate?
A-Gently used clothing for men, women and children. New shoes, Toys, and well kept house wares.

Q-Do you collect the items or we have to bring them?
A-We collect from different drop off locations, or you can drop at our warehouse, 1829 Redondo Ave, Signal Hill 90755. Tell #562-598-8025

Q-How can I participate to help your cause?
A-Sponsor a family, monetary donation, In lieu of gifts, have your guests donate to the cause. Get involved in raising money for Food and Shoe drives.

Q- How much do we need to give to sponsor a family?
A-Any amount is helpful, some families need more than others, in that case we join few sponsors for them.

Q-Can we donate to the sponsor in one check for the whole year?
A-Yes we will put your amount on file and every month we give a portion to your sponsored family.

Q-How do we know that the donation is getting to the sponsored family?
A-You will have a direct contact with the family upon your request. You will receive letters from them through us twice a year.

Q-How often do you collect money for food?
A-At least twice to three times a year

Q-How often do you collect new shoes?
A-All year round but we do make special shoe drives for the Holidays.

Q-Can you send medications?
A-We are not allowed to do that

Q-Can you send used shoes?
A-No, used shoes are not allowed to be sent to Armenia for health reasons.


Q-Can we do volunteer work?
A-Yes, you can help us with packing the donated items at our location in Signal Hill.

Q-Do you have newsletters regarding the foundation?
A-Yes, send us your email address to armenianlighthouse@gmail.com and we will have you receive our monthly newsletters. You can even see them all under news in our website.