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Volunteers Leave Parting Gift As They Depart Chios

This past summer, 16 North American volunteers had a life-changing experience offering their time and talents to unaccompanied refugee minors during our summer service program. During the month of July, our volunteers worked diligently alongside a dedicated team of professions from the Greek non-profit organization METAdrasi, which — among numerous other activities — is dedicated to […]

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Trans-Atlantic Love and Support From a Long-Time Supporter

During our recent summer volunteer program, 16 young adult volunteers from North America spent the month of July supporting refugee minors on the Greek island of Chios. Throughout the month, we shared periodic updates via social media posts, inspiring dozens of people to comment, share, donate — and engage. One of those generous supporters was […]

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Volunteers Conclude Life-Changing Experience on Chios Island

This summer, on the island of Chios, 16 young adult volunteers from the U.S. and Canada had a transformative experience participating in the Greek America Foundation’s summer Service Learning program. During the month of July, our volunteers worked diligently alongside a dedicated team of professions from the Greek non-governmental organization METAdrasi, which — among numerous other […]

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Volunteers’ Fundraising Campaign to Help Unaccompanied Minors

For the past month, the Greek America Foundation’s 16 dedicated volunteers have offered their time and talents to support unaccompanied refugee children on the island of Chios. This team of young people from throughout the United States and Canada has been working alongside a dedicated team of professionals from the Greek non-profit METAdrasi, which is dedicated […]

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Volunteers Experience History, Culture While Serving

During their latest weekend excursion, the Greek America Foundation’s 16 volunteers from the US and Canada took some time off from their work on Chios island and traveled to Izmir, Turkey. The trip to the once-Greek city formerly known as Smyrna provided a unique experience for the volunteers, who were taken on a guided tour […]

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Partner Charity Update: HOPEgenesis Celebrates 100 Births

HOPEgenesis is a Greek non-profit and one of the six charities we are supporting financially through our current Project Hope for Greece campaign — #ChildrenOfGreece. Our campaign aims to build a sense of awareness among North Americans about the challenges faced by the most vulnerable members of Greek society – the children.  As Greece continues to […]

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2019 Volunteers: More Than an Average Day on Chios

Today may seem like just another average day, but for the Greek America Foundation’s volunteers, who are on the Greek island of Chios serving unaccompanied refugee minors — it’s more than that.  While some volunteers are at a school — operated by our partner charity METAdrasi — offering basic education to the children… Others have […]

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Bring the Documentary Film “Border Souls” to Your Community

The Greek America Foundation, in partnership with Square Films, is proud to bring the documentary film “Border Souls” to communities throughout the United States and Canada for special screenings. The film tells the story of humanity and light during one of the darkest times in recent Greek history, when tens of thousands of refugees passed […]