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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,...

Stray Dog Moves from Greece to New Life in Germany on a Bicycle

A dog in Greece found a new lease of life - rescued in Crete from a chained life and moved to Germany crossing Europe on a bicycle!

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...

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...

Pompeo Releases Statement on Beirut Explosion

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released an official statement on Friday, August 7, expressing the country's reaction towards the terrible destruction throughout Beirut, Lebanon. A devastating explosion had taken place in the capital city of Beirut on Tuesday, August...

Family Demands Answers in George Zapantis Death from Police Taser

  The Greek-American community of Whitestone, NY remains in shock and the family is demanding answers from police after twenty-nine-year old George Zapantis suffered a fatal heart attack after being tasered twice by officers after he was arrested while brandishing a...

SNF Donates $7,500,000 to Greek Doctors and Nurses for Covid-19 Efforts

As a sign of their deep appreciation for their life-saving efforts this past Spring, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will be paying a total 6.6 million euros ($7.5 million) to doctors and nurses working during the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement came...

Jennifer Aniston Makes Major Donations for COVID Relief and Color of Change

Greek-American Hollywood star Jennifer Aniston is once again making her fans proud by donating massive sums to both COVID-19 relief charities and organizations working with the Black Lives Matter movement. As our nation has dealt with a double crisis of...

Criss Angel Donates $250,000 in Food to Families in Need

Greek-American entertainer and illusionist Criss Angel has donated $250,000 worth of food to families in need in the Las Vegas area. The Vegas headliner, known for his "MINDFREAK" show, along with a group of volunteers, handed out boxes of food...