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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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+++ Items Collection for Refugees: Syntagma Sq in Athens, Mar 6/2016

The Social Solidarity Network in Athens will collect items refugees and migrants urgently need. The items are divided in four categories and the organizers ask the donors to have them packed accordingly. the donated items will be distributed to refugees and migrants stranded at the port of Piraeus – an …

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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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“F**k This – I’m Off to Greece” Charity Campaign Raffles Vacation to Greece

One could claim the slogan of the charity campaign “F**k This – I’m Off to Greece” is not what it should be. Too rude? Too shocking? But that’s creativity, folks, no matter what. I personally think it is very original, it is for a good cause and thus for “Doctors …

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Donations Needed to Send Dead Pakistanis Home

Members of Greece’s Pakistani community are seeking to raise money to send home the bodies of two Pakistani men who died last Friday while trying to save an elderly couple from a car trapped on a railway track in Kryoneri, north of Athens. Hamayun Anwar, 18, and Wakar Ahmed, 32, …

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Donations to Help Greek State with Debt-Crisis Reached 5 Million Euro

Almost 5 million euros has been deposited in a bank account opened in May 2010 to collect donations to help pay off Greece’s debt, it was revealed on Thursday. The account was opened after a proposal by Parliament Speaker Filippos Petsalnikos in May 2010, when Greece asked the European Union …

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