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The Hellenic Initiative’s Virtual Gala Raises $1.6 Million for Greek Causes

Greeks from around the world united in fervent support of Greece's economic recovery and provided record-breaking donations for crisis relief at the first-ever Virtual Gala of The Hellenic Initiative (THI) on November 12, 2020. "Philanthropy, from the Greek root philanthrōpia...

Stephanopoulos, Wilson, Vardalos Feature in THI’s Virtual Gala for Greek Crisis Relief

Thousands of Greeks and philhellenes from all around the world will tune in this Thursday, November 12, to watch and participate in a celebrity-filled gala event and auction hosted by The Hellenic Initiative in support of Greek causes. The auction...

Envolve Presents Seventh Annual Awards to Greek Entrepreneurs

  On Monday, July 20, Envolve Entrepreneurship announced the four winners of the 7th Envolve Award Greece, a competition that awards start-ups and early-stage businesses in Greece. Hosted by TV personality Sakis Tanimanidis, the award ceremony took place in Athens...

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...

Free Laundry Service Provides Dignity and Job Opportunities to Homeless

A mobile laundry unit launched in Athens by the nonprofit group Ithaca more than one year ago has helped restore the self-esteem and dignity of more than two thousand homeless people in the Greek capital. Consisting of two washers and dryers mounted...

Capital Link Recognizes the Work of The Hellenic Initiative

The International 2019 Capital Link CSR Leadership Award was given to The Hellenic Initiative (THI) as a recognition of its work and its significant contribution to the development of the Greek economy and its support to crisis-stricken Greek society. The...

Hellenic Initiative Annual London Gala Raises More than $300K

The Hellenic Initiative’s third Annual London Event was a great success, raising 250,000 GBP for THI's work in Greece and honoring the work of ELPIDA Youth and the Home Project. The gala took place at the Dorchester Hotel in London...

John Paul DeJoria: "I Will Invest in Greece"

John Paul DeJoria visited his mother's homeland and offered a timely talk to young Greek entrepreneurs at a Hellenic Initiative event titled "How to start a business with little or no money." The billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist knows the subject...