New Book Examines Greek Diaspora’s Benefaction Work

Greeks abroad have been in the vanguard of helping and supporting communities in the homeland before, during and after the creation of the modern...

Jewish and Muslim NGOs Join Forces to Aid Refugees in Greece

Global Jewish nonprofit NGO HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) and Muslim humanitarian aid NGO IRUSA (Islamic Relief USA) announced on Wednesday that they had...

Businessman Sabby Mionis Donates 80,000 Euros to “The Smile of the Child”

Greek-Israeli businessman Sabby Mionis, donated 80,000 euros to the Greek charity “The Smile of the Child”, to reinforce the actions of the organization in...

City of Chania Braces for the Santa Run to Aid Children (video)

The successful Santa Run Chania is to be held for another year on Saturday, December 23 at 13:00, at the 1st Gymnasium of Chania. The...

Basketball Legend Nick Galis Auctions Shoes for a Child’s Treatment

Greek basketball legend and recent NBA Hall-of-Famer Nick Galis auctioned his sports shoes and gathered €7,000 for the treatment of a 5-year-old suffering from...

Concert in Belgium Raises Money for “Fuel for Schools” in Northern Greece

A total of 35,000 euros has been raised in a charity concert in Brussels, in support of the initiative "Fuel for Schools".  The funds...

AEK Athens to Offer Monday’s Football Match Proceeds to Flood Victims

Since the Mandra hailstorm tragedy last week, many organisations, businessmen and individuals have offered support to those devastated by nature's wrath; and sports clubs...

UNHCR: 33,600 Refugees in Greece Received Cash Assistance in October

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has released the amount of cash assistance offered to refugees living in Greece for the month...

Greece’s Children Pay the Price of Economic Crisis

Greece's children pay the price of the prolonged economic crisis, as a shelter for abused children is now taking in those whose parents are...

Philhellene Jimmy Jamar Raises €35,278 to Help Heat Greek Schools

The winter months have brought plummeting temperatures to Greece and with the economic crisis looming over the country, many facilities have had to go...

Social Crisis in Greece Gets Worse, Austrian NGO says

The Greek crisis from a social and humanitarian point of view is getting worse, especially in the capital, according to Austrian newspaper Wiener Zeitung. The...

Veteran Cyclist Covers 8,000k Route Over 14 Countries for the Disabled

Cyclist Stelios Vaskos is not a stranger to the national cycling community of Greece. He has completed many successful and arduous feats in long-distance...

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