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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Donates 174 ICU Units to Greek Health System

In response to needs which came to light during the coronavirus pandemic, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation has recently made a donation of 15 million euros to the public health system in Greece. The contracts for the building of 174 new...

Three Greek-Australian Teens Left Orphaned

Australia's tight-knit Greek community was saddened to hear of the death of father of three Eric Charalambous, who died recently at only 53 years of age after a short illness. Tragically, the father's death leaves his three children orphans since...

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...

Burglar Calls Police on Himself After Breaking into Rhodes Restaurant

An unusual case occurred recently when a forty-eight-year-old burglar called the police on himself after breaking into a restaurant on the Greek island of Rhodes. The robbery took place during the early morning hours of Friday, June 19, when the...

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...

Swimming Marathon For Kids with Special Needs Planned Off Crete

Α Cretan athlete has vowed to swim around 25km off the coast of northern Crete in a fundraising effort for a school dedicated to young kids and adults with special needs. Kostas Varouchakis, well known for his philanthropic and social...

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...

The Hellenic Initiative Australia Lends Support to Two New Causes in Greece

The Hellenic Initiative (THI) Australia announced earlier in the week that it is committing its support to two new projects in Greece to help the country deal with the coronavirus crisis. The charity announced a grant of $10,000 to the...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Launches COVID-19 Global Relief Initiative

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) launched a $100 million global relief initiative this week to help world communities hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak. Grants made as part of the initiative focus on research, access to food and other necessities,...