Greek Volunteers Awarded UN Refugee Award, Nansen Prize

UNHCR announced on Tuesday that the Hellenic Rescue Team (HRT) made up of some 2,000 volunteers will share the annual Nansen prize for saving...

First Repair Cafe Opens in Greece: Fix Things for Free!

The first Repair Cafe - a meeting place for local residents to fix broken appliances - is opening its doors in Aktaio, Patra, in...

Sexual Assaults on Children at Refugee Camps in Greece, says British Report

Refugee children as young as seven years old have been sexually assaulted in official European refugee camps in Greece, an Observer report says. Human rights...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation to Fully Repair and Restore Patrick Leigh Fermor’s House

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) approved on Thursday a new donation to the Benaki Museum to fully cover the repair works and the restoration...

Greek Red Cross Receives €240,000 for Unescorted Refugee Children

The Greek Red Cross on Thursday received 240,000 euros for unescorted refugee children, under the program "EUStaff4Refugees." The check was handed to the President of...

Hunger Crisis in Greece: Church Charity to feed 1,000 families for 10 months

The Apostoli charity has announced that it will be donating food to 1,000 families with young children that are low income or no income...

Words vs. Debt: Save Greece By Using Greek Words [Video]

The Greek language, one of the oldest European languages, has an oral tradition of 4,000 years and a written tradition of 3,000 years. Naturally,...

Refugees Enter Municipal Meeting Holding Snakes and Scorpions

Refugees holding snakes and scorpions barged into the hall where a meeting was being held by the Municipality of Larissa, capital and the largest...

Thousands of Santas Flood Chania Streets in Greece [video]

About 6,500 Santas on Sunday flooded the streets and the old port of Chania on Crete, running to raise funds for health institutions catering...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Provides Relief Grant for the Refugee Crisis in Greece

The Board of Directors of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation approved today a grant of €1,000,000 to support a number of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), including...

‘Homeland’ Actor Mandy Patinkin Visits Island of Lesvos

The Greek island of Lesvos, located in the East Aegean Sea has received more than 440,000 migrants and refugees this year, according to the...

Santa Clauses Take to the Streets of Athens for a Good Cause

Christmas came early in Athens this year. Dozens of people put on their Santa Claus costumes and ran through the streets of Athens for the second...

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