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Greek Eco Activist Emmanouil Completes Epic Run from Athens to Glasgow

Greek marathon runner Agis Emmanouil completed his epic run from Athens to Glasgow last week, sending a message to world leaders gathered for the UN's Cop26 that time is running out for the planet. Emmanouil reached Glasgow Green on Friday...

Hellenic Initiative’s London Gala Raises More Than $270K for Greek Causes

The Hellenic Initiative (THI) raised more than $270,000 for charities that benefit and protect children in Greece at its annual London Gala on September 30. At the renowned Dorchester Hotel 300 Diaspora Hellenes and Philhellenes raised funds for ELEPAP, one...

The Tragic Story of Greece’s Loutraki Landfill Dogs

Loutraki is the site of a devastating scene, a place that houses more than a hundred landfill dogs who are living in deplorable conditions.

Antetokounmpo Brothers Help Fire Victims in Greece

The Antetokounmpo brothers announced on Thursday they are offering half of their e-shop earnings to the victims of the catastrophic fires in Greece. Through the social media the four bothers announced the touching move for the victims of the August...

Piraeus Bank Launches Initiative for Restoration of Fire-Hit Areas

Piraeus Bank announced on Tuesday the donation of €1.5 million ($1.8) to support actions for the sustainable restoration of the damages incurred by the recent fires in Greece. In an announcement, Piraeus Bank says it stands by all the households and...

Envolve Award Greece Highlights Most Promising Greek Start-Ups for 2021

Envolve announced the three winners of the 8th Envolve Award Greece, a contest for start-up and early-stage businesses in Greece.

Greek Baker Gives Would-be Thief a Job — Changing His Life Forever

A Greek baker, named Giannis Vitsaras, gave a twelve year old boy who tried to steal from him a job rather than a punishment.

Biden Declares US Will Donate 80 Million Vaccine Doses

Biden declared the US will release 25 million doses of vaccines that the nation has stockpiled, part of an overall donation of 80 million.

Greek American Honors Heroes in South Florida

Speros Georgedakis, a Greek-American former police officer in South Florida honored “American Heroes Day,” last month.

PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation Gala Celebrates Winners, Looks to Future

The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation has provided over 500 scholarships to Greek-American students over the past 18 years.

Tiny Greek Warrior Battling Leukemia Needs Help for Cancer Research

Lukas Voelz is a leukemia warrior -- and he would like your help to find better treatment geared to children who are battling the disease.

Red Cross Volunteer Who Hugged a Refugee Becomes Internet Target

A Spanish Red Cross volunteer gave a Senegalese refugee a hug went viral and became the target of online far-right hate on Wednesday. 

The Young Greek Who Started a School in Zanzibar

Renos Fountoulakis is an inspiring Greek philanthropist who, when faced with poverty in Zanzibar, decided to use education to change people's lives. 

Generous Grant from the Hellenic Initiative Fights Hunger in Athens

The Hellenic Initiative has donated a generous grant of $50,000 to the Athens Food Bank to help fight hunger in Athens.

Greek-American Philanthropist Gives Generous Donation to Prince Charles’ Charity

Greek-born philanthropist Marianne Metropoulos donated $1 million to Prince Charles' charity Prince’s Trust International.