Tag: homeless

Formerly homeless Greek-Iranian woman, now gives back

Formerly homeless Greek-Iranian woman, thankful to give back

Greek-Iranian Jojo Sureh who was once homeless as a child, is helping vulnerable people across south London, by preparing and delivering free home-cooked meals. In May, Sureh set up catering service ‘Cook…

THI Australia renews grant to Emfasis Foundation

THI Australia renews grant to Emfasis Foundation

The Hellenic Initiative (THI) Australia has renewed its support for Emfasis Foundation, to assist the homeless in Athens. The AU$35,000 grant renewal will support more than 2100 homeless and rough sleepers in…

City of Athens hosts Christmas lunch for the homeless 4

City of Athens hosts Christmas lunch for the homeless

The Athens Municipal Authority, like every year, hosted a Christmas luncheon for more than 1,200 homeless and poor people at the Rouf Indoor Municipal Sports Arena. Along with Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis…

Athens gives warm refuge to the homeless 6

Athens gives warm refuge to the homeless

The municipality of Athens on Tuesday opened two heated shelters for the homeless in Athens (in the districts of Ampelokipi and Kolonos). At the same time, the Mobile Care Unit of the…

Athens hosts Xmas lunch for 2,000 homeless 10

Athens hosts Xmas lunch for 2,000 homeless

The municpality of Athens has hosted a Christmas lunch to 2,000 homeless and deprived citizens at 13:00 at the indoors stadium of Rouf. The initiative was organised by the reception and solidarity…

Athens metro becomes shelter for homeless 12

Athens metro becomes shelter for homeless

  Greece’s Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis has ordered that three central Athens metro stations stay open the weekend to host homeless people due to the freezing weather conditions this winter. Specifically, Omonia,…

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