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Thousands of Children Live on the Street

Nearly six thousand children in Greece live on the street. Little girls and boys who sell tissues and flowers, clean car windows at traffic lights or beg passers-by to make a living. These children are mainly from other countries such...

Greek Parliament Gives Away Used Goods

The Greek Parliament has approved a project to donate more of its used electronic equipment to schools and charitable organizations around the country that are going without them. The Parliament has donated electronic, mechanical, educational and other relevant material, such...

Greek Church Feeding The Poor, Students

With virtually no government programs until now to help the poor and people affected by a crushing economic crisis worsened by austerity measures, it's being left to NGO's to help, and primarily to the Greek Orthodox Church to operate...

Artists Work To Pay Greece's Debt

Due to the economic crisis more than 30 Greek artists, as a symbolic gesture, are putting up their works in auction with the intention to donate the revenues collected to go to crisis-struck Greece. With the initiative of Greek-German Education,...

AHEPA Supports Kivotos Center

AHEPA Victoria along with the contribution of other Greek immigrants organized a successful dance at Star's International in Melbourne on March 2, to support and reinforce the Kivotos Center. About 400 Greek-Australians who were there to strengthen the effort, collected...

Leeds Students Goals Heat Greek Schools

Leeds University students in England conducted a charity soccer tournament, raising money to donate to Greek schools so they can afford to buy heat after government-imposed tax hikes left them in cold rooms, unable to afford fuel. More than 170...

Greek-Australians Raise $1M For Greece

Hoping to help Greeks struggling through a crushing economic crisis that has pushed 20 percent of them into poverty and created a record 26.8 percent unemployment, Australia's Greeks are donating more than 1 million in Australian dollars. Since the financial...

Modern Day Greek Santa Delivers Gifts

It seems that Crete had its very own Santa Claus this year. Dimitris Apostolakis, a DHL courier employee, decided to gather food, clothing, toys and other necessities in his spare time and distribute them to the charitable foundation Minors'...

TOTAL Greek Yogurt Launches Charity Competition in UK

TOTAL Greek Yogurt will be producing a healthy recipe 2012 e-book, with all proceeds donated to UK charity Action for Children. Food enthusiasts can submit their tasty recipes containing the creamy product as a healthier substitute for cream, crème fraiche or mayonnaise...

Greek Australians Organize Charity Bike Ride

Three Greek-Australians from Adelaide are in charge of organizing a charity bicycle ride from Melbourne to Adelaide on the 16h of October. The GoTo charity team was founded in April 2010 by George Diakomichalis, Nick Apostolou and Louis Pounentis. Their...