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Greek Online Initiative Aims to Fight Hunger

According to Athens University of Economics research, one in 11 Greeks resorts to welfare centers for rations because they cannot afford food. Yet a stroll past garbage bins outside restaurants, bakeries and supermarkets shows tonnes of food thrown away...

Community Food Banks on the Rise in Greece

The number of Greek people attending food banks has been on the rise in the past few months. More and more people depend on the daily providence of free food from community services and public centres around Greece. The rising...

Food Bank Gives Hope to Starving Students

Local residents and the municipality of Messolonghi decided to establish a food bank to face the multiple cases of students almost fainting due to hunger. The idea was introduced a few days ago, when the son of the town’s mayor...