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Heartbreaking dog rescue in Athens wildfires (videos, picts)

Burned and wounded, scared and hungry… a living creature with all signs of torment and suffering in the Athens wildfires. A matted dog who managed to survive after he sought refugee from the sweeping flames in a burned-out furnace in a forest in the area of Mati. The animal was …

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East Attica Fire info: Food, water Solidarity with fire-hit citizens

Food, water and basic needs items are being collected at the Municipality Shop of Nea Makri, Marathonos Leoforos/Avenue 104. Who ever wants to offer the above mentioned items, can do it the Municipality Shop. These items for the citizens hit by the fires, who can go to the shop and …

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Appeal for help for newly arriving refugees in Thessaloniki

The Ecological Movement of Thessaloniki has issued an appeal for help for refugees in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece. The second biggest city of Greece is experiencing a continuous inflow of refugees in the last four months that is permanently on the rise. A few tens to a few hundreds of people …

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IOCC Supporters Surpass $1 Million Challenge Gift to Aid Families in Greece

Supporters of International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) have donated more than $1.2 million under the Jaharis Family Foundation Inc.’s $1 million matching challenge gift to Orthodox humanitarian and development organization in order to help people in need in Greece.  The amazing amount was donated between October 2017 through February 2018. …

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Gift of appreciation: Expats donate boots to fire fighters on Zakynthos

A great gift of appreciation for hardworking fire fighters. Expats, tourists and locals on the island of Zakynthos raised donations and bought 92 pairs of brand new boots which they gave to the local fire department.   Thousands of acres of forest land were burned down last summer, due to …

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Ex HFF chief Gagatsis charged for misusing UEFA donations to pay bonus to Rehhagel

A Greek prosecutor has brought criminal charges against the former president of the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO), Vassilis Gagatsis, for alleged breach of duty over the handling of a UEFA donation in 2008.  According to the charges Gagatsis misused one million CHF in UEFA donations to pay a bonus to …

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Help for flash floods victims: Mandra Municipality appeals for food & other items, donations, volunteers

The Municipality of Mandra in West Attica has issued a call for help for the flood victims. Food, drinking water, medicine, clothing and footwear but also sleeping bags and blankets are needed for the thousands of families affected by the floods, exposed in cold and decreasing temperatures in houses and …

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The “invisible” victims of flash floods: Help for surviving animals!

Check below for updates, bank and paypal accounts and contact information. It was heartbreaking to watch the dogs of a missing man, probably buried under tons of mud and rubble in the basement of a house Mandra, the area most affected by the deadly flash floods in West Attica.  Fire …

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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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