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The Passion of the Greek Diaspora for Greece

From ancient times to the modern day, Greeks of the diaspora -- those who have left their native land to make a home abroad -- have enriched the international community. By Constantine Passaris Last year’s bicentennial celebrations of the Greek revolution...

The Hellenic Initiative Offers Cash Prizes to Greeks Making a Difference

The Hellenic Initiative, or THI, is offering support to Greek entrepreneurs hoping to make a positive impact on the world through their second annual Venture Impact Awards (VIA). Last year, during the first iteration of VIA, the Initiative's newest program,...

The Hellenic Initiative Joins in Fight Against Graffiti in Athens

The Hellenic Initiative is working with the Athens Partnership to scrub off the graffiti found in Athens' oldest neighborhood, Plaka.

Generous Grant from the Hellenic Initiative Fights Hunger in Athens

The Hellenic Initiative has donated a generous grant of $50,000 to the Athens Food Bank to help fight hunger in Athens.

The Hellenic Initiative Launches Young Entrepreneurs Project

The USA and Greece launched recently a virtual mentorship project called “Connect the Dots,” aimed at helping young Greek entrepreneurs.

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...