Wellesley Hills, MA — The Boston area Orphan and Child Care Committee of the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) announces its 16th Annual Children Helping Children Luncheon, to take place on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at the Wellesley Country Club.   The luncheon will feature a raffle and both live and silent auctions, and will be hosted by celebrity guest host Mike Wankum of Channel 5 News.  Auction items this year will include tickets and memorabilia from all major Boston sports teams, amazing diamond jewelry, framed art prints, oriental rugs, dinner for 8, and much, much more.  All proceeds from the event are donated to the AMAA’s Orphan and Child Care Fund to benefit needy children in Armenia.  Individuals or businesses wishing to donate goods or services, or those wishing to purchase a ticket for the event may do so by contacting Michele Simourian at 508-785-0569.        

 Founded in 1918, the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) is a nonprofit, charitable organization that provides services to underprivileged youth through education, relief and mission ministries.  AMAA is a nonsectarian Christian organization that renders its services to those in need without discrimination.  AMAA operates in twenty-four countries and often partners with other relief agencies to aid disaster stricken areas throughout the world.  For additional information, visit www.amaa.org