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Sister Nectaria: The Only Greek in Kolkata Is Mother to Thousands

A Greek Orthodox nun in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), India has become a symbol of the eternal fight against poverty, illiteracy, child trafficking and prostitution in the city. Sister Nectaria Paridisi, by most accounts the only Greek individual left in Kolkata,...

The Guardian Angels Helping Greek Children in Need this Holiday Season

The NGO "Mazi gia to Paidi," or "Together for Children," has been supporting Greek children facing all forms of difficulty, including bullying, disease, poverty, hunger, mental illness, and abuse, since its formation in 1996. Speaking to Greek Reporter, Alexandra Martinou,...

The Greek Pilot Who Makes Wishes of Canadian Children Come True

Dimitri Neonakis, a Greek-Canadian pilot from Messinia who lives and works in Nova Scotia, Canada, impresses all in the local community with his inspiring way of expressing his solidarity with his fellow citizens -- especially the younger ones. Following the...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Distributes Food to the Needy in Athens

Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is currently training in Greece, donated and distributed boxes of food for people in need at the church of Agios Meletios in Sepolia, the neighborhood where he grew up, on Monday. What makes his actions so special,...

UNICEF To Open First-Ever Office in Greece

On World Children's Day, UNICEF announced that it was opening an office in Greece, marking what it said was a "major milestone in the ongoing cooperation between the Greek State and the United Nations agency to place children’s rights...

Foundation Donates Ultracold Freezers to Greek Health System for Vaccine Storage

A total of fourteen ultra-cold freezers will be donated by the Bodossaki Foundation to the nation of Greece for the storage of the coronavirus vaccine when it is delivered, according to the Foundaiton's announcement on Thursday. The freezers are needed...

Restaurant in Thessaloniki Offers Free Food to Those in Need

The owner of the restaurant Sta Kala Kathoumena in the Macedonian city of Thessaloniki has offered to feed those in need of a free meal every day for a month starting on November 2. This act of amazing generosity comes...