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Discarded Life Jackets and Dinghies Recycled to Create Refugee Supplies and Hope

As the hundreds of thousands of refugees who landed on the Greeks shores of the island Lesbos have moved on to mainland Europe or refugee camps, they left behind something that helped them safely reach the island, their...

Independent Group of Volunteers Set up a School for Children Refugees and Migrants in Idomeni

An independent group of volunteers at Idomeni set up a school for children refugees and migrants. The sign outside the big tent set up by volunteers from different countries reads "Idomeni cultural centre" and the lessons are held every day....

Larissa Installs "Walls of Kindness" to Help Citizens in Need

A group of young people in Larissa Greece have started a movement to help their fellow citizens. The group installed hangers in key places around the city, where people are able to leave bags with food and clothes for...

British Volunteer Ends Up Burying Refugees on Greek Island of Lesbos

The refugee crisis has become a significant issue over the last few months. The volunteers who travel to Greece all have their own stories to tell about the situations they faced during their service. When people think about the volunteers...

Greek Island of Lesvos: Peace Symbol Made from Refugee Life Jackets

Volunteers from various non-governmental organizations located on the Greek island of Lesvos sent their own New Year message in a unique fashion. They collected more than 2,500 life jackets left behind by the refugees arriving on the island in...

Caring for Attica's Animals

As every visitor to Athens will attest to, the city is home to thousands of stray dogs and cats that roam the streets. While a stray sleeping peacefully in the quaint Athens neighborhood of Plaka might be a good...

Volunteers Guard Dumping Ground in Haliacmon River

An unusual move was made by volunteers, regarding the dumping area close to the Haliacmon River. The volunteers have been guarding the dumping ground because to prevent vehicles from unloading more garbage. According to the EU, this area should no longer...