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Board Meeting and Leadership Retreat Weekend in Miami

You’re invited to join us at the Greek America Foundation’s 2017 Board Meeting and Leadership Retreat Weekend in Miami! The Greek America Foundation is proud to announce plans for its annual Board Meeting and Leadership Retreat Weekend on December 1-3, 2017 in Miami, Florida. This weekend is by invitation only for members of our board […]

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2017 Summer Service Learning Program: A Life Changing Experience

This summer, ten North American students were sent by the Greek America Foundation to spend several weeks in Athens, volunteering at shelters of The Home Project, an organization founded to protect and care for unaccompanied refugee minors— children who have arrived in Greece from various conflict zones throughout the world and who are alone and […]

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Service Learning Program Volunteers Meet U.S. Ambassador in Athens

The Greek America Foundation’s Service Learning program volunteers visited United States Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 to discuss their work with unaccompanied refugee minors as well as other contemporary issues facing Greece. The nine American and one Canadian students have now spent a week and a half volunteering at shelters […]

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Long Term Food Aid for Lesvos Earthquake Victims

A team from the Greek America Foundation visited the village of Vrisa on the island of Lesvos on July 20 where a series of devastating earthquakes hit, leaving one woman dead and almost 1,000 buildings damaged or destroyed completely. Gregory Pappas, founder and president of the foundation, and Jennifer Kellogg, executive director, were given access […]

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Story of Zakynthos Jewish Community Nearing Completion

A project almost four years in the making and undertaken with almost $100,000 in financial support from supporters of the Greek America Foundation, Life Will Smile will soon be released to audiences globally. In 1943 on the small Greek Island of Zakynthos a community of people stood together against Hitler’s ‘Final Solution’. The story of […]

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Outstanding North Americans Honored for Excellence, Service at 2017 Gabby Awards at Carnegie Hall

Continuing to espouse its commitment to the pursuit of excellence, the Greek America Foundation honored nine outstanding individuals committed to excellence in their respective lives, as well as service to the world around them.

The Gabby Awards, named from “Greek America’s Best and Brightest” stars, have recognized these qualities in individuals since 2009 and continued to […]

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2017 Summer Service Learning in Athens for College Students

Service Learning is a new initiative of the Greek America Foundation aiming to engage North American university students with volunteer programs in Greece.  Our program fulfills a dual purpose. First, students are immersed into contemporary Greek life, while simultaneously volunteering for important humanitarian relief programs and helping to make a lasting impact on contemporary problems […]