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Volos: More than 5,000 Lanterns with Christmas Wishes for a good cause

More than 5,000 paper lanterns filled the night sky over the city of Volos, central Greece, on second Christmas Day taking way more than 5,000 Wishes. It was an initiative of the Volos Municipality in order to raise funds for the poor and needy members of the local society. Everyone …

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Municipality workers donate food for Greek FinMin’s needy mother

Potatoes, onions, rice, beans and fave beans, pasta, oil, vinegar, raki, rabbits, chicken and fresh eggs: baskets full of goodies. Collected by municipality workers  for the mother and mother-in-law of Greek Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras. The protesting unionists had found an ironic way to respond to Stournaras who had claimed …

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Piraeus: Charity home for elderly in need of food – Can you help?

Another Greek story of needs, of basic human needs that need to be covered. Agios Panteleimon charity foundation for elderly hosts 44 seniors in Keratsini, a suburb of Piraeus.  Furthermore the charity offers soup kitchen meals to 60 poor locals on a daily basis and supplies with food items some …

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Feel Like Joining “Athens Flash Mob” for a Good Purpose? Jun 22 & 29/2012

 If you are a fan of “Flash Mob” actions, here is your chance. Charity foundation “Together for the Child” and “Hard Rock Cafe” organize a “Flash Mob” performance right in the heart of Athens at Syntagma Square. The target of organizers is to have as much people as possible to dance …

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Greek Super-Market Chain Sets Pet-Food Donations Boxes For the Benefits of Strays

 This a new charity action for Greek local animal welfare organisations that struggle to cope with the economic crisis and an always increasing number of strays of abandoned pets. Supermarket “AB VASILOPOULOS” accepted to set pet food donations boxes at its branches so that animal lovers can donate food. For …

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Greeks Queue For A Charity Free Meal

Thousands Greeks queue day in, day out for a free meal, a slice of bread and a bottle of water at the soup kitchens organized by charity organisations. While until recently the majority of the needy queueing for free meals were homeless, drug addicts and illegal immigrants, the picture changed in …

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Number of Greeks seeking charity free meals increased dramatically

A sharp increase in free meals demand by Greeks has been recorded by the Church  in recent months. Father Chrysostomos Symeonidis from the  Charitable Service of Church of Greece told news portal Capital that since last September the number of Greeks seeking free meals distributed by the Church has been dramatically increased. “While last year …

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