CHARITY

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IMAGES

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou is seen serving portions of food at the soup kitchen O Allos Anthropos (The Fellow Man) on December 24, 2020. Sakellaropoulou spoke with volunteers and Constantinos Polychronopoulos  and assisted in the distribution of food. [Thodoris Manolopoulos/Presidency/ANA-MPA]


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WHAT'S ON

Looking to help the planet while also making a thoughtful gift gesture? Help WWF Greece help the world’s polar bear population, which is under increasing threat from global warming.

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NEWS

The official opening of a UNICEF office in Greece was announced by the organization and the Greek government on Friday, which coincided with World Children’s Day. 

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NEWS

Food donations skyrocketed during the lockdown earlier this year, according to figures released by Greece’s Food Bank ahead of International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste Tuesday. 


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SOCIETY

“This summer I will not go to Chios. The feeling of emptiness is overwhelming. I am thinking of the kids who have to stay in the migrant centers without the few hours of normalcy we could offer them.”

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NEWS

Medicines and medical supplies to support the victims of the Beirut explosion will be collected from spots throughout Attica on Thursday as part of an initiative by the Attica Regional Authority in collaboration with the Medical Association of Athens and the Oloi Mazi Boroume (All Together We Can) philanthropic organization. 

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NEWS

The Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church of Greece and Patriarch Ieronymos have sent a letter to Patriarch of Antioch John offering their full support in the relief effort following Tuesday’s deadly blast in Beirut.


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WHAT'S ON

Filmmaker Nikos Mengrelis has brought together 71 minutes’ worth of footage covering the range of activities of the Greek branch of Médecins du Monde (Doctors Without Borders) in a tribute documentary.

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NEWS

Greek twins Marianna and Sofia Erotokritou this week delivered the last batch of thousands of protective face masks purchased with donations made by Chinese citizens to assist Greece in its battle against Covid-19, they told Xinhua on Wednesday. 



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NEWS

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Wednesday announced that it was cooperating with a Church of Greece charity, utilizing funds from the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB), to improve accommodation facilities for unaccompanied migrant children in Greece. 

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NEWS

The regional governor of the Northern Aegean, Kostas Moutzouris, received senior year students on Wednesday from the 3rd Secondary School of Mytilene on the island of Lesvos to congratulate them for donating 900 face protection masks worth 2,500 euros to the town’s main hospital.


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ECONOMY

Greek twins Marianna and Sofia Erotokritou delivered a fresh batch of thousands of protective face masks to the Hellenic Police (ELAS) on Wednesday to assist their country's fight against Covid-19.

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WHAT'S ON

Not wanting to scrap its increasingly popular early summer Fun Run, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is taking it online.