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Greek Designers to Support #ChildrenOfGreece Campaign

The Elysians, a multimedia platform that supports and promotes rising Greek designers and creatives, have pledged to support the Greek America Foundation’s #ChildrenOfGreece campaign during their first-ever creative pop-up event in New York City. As part of their social responsibility mission, The Elysians will donate 10% of their net profits from the event to support […]

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New, Innovative Volunteer Program Launched

The Greek America Foundation is proud to launch an innovative new program called Greek America Corps that seeks to instill in participants the values of volunteering, charity and service. Following successful volunteer missions in 2017 and 2019, which saw more than two dozen young people from the United States and Canada traveling to Greece for […]

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Partner Charity Update: Site Visit With METAdrasi at Athens HQ

METAdrasi is an Athens-based non-profit organization that the Greek America Foundation has partnered with on various projects. The organization provides critical support and services to tens of thousands of refugees and migrants in Greece, particularly to unaccompanied minors.  METAdrasi’s work was recognized this year by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, which awarded them the 2019 […]

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Screening of “Border Souls” in New York on December 10

The Greek America Foundation is proud to bring the documentary film “Border Souls” to Astoria, New York on Tuesday, December 10. Two screenings at 6:00pm and 7:30pm will take place at the Archdiocesan Hellenic Cultural Center (27-09 Crescent St, Astoria, NY 11102). Founder and President Gregory C. Pappas will make brief remarks about the film […]

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Help Us Raise $100,000 Before the Year Ends

The Greek America Foundation is calling on our international community of friends and supporters to help us raise $100,000 toward our endowment fund before the end of the year. Our endowment fund is our future. It means the long-term sustainability for our life-changing programs, including our Semester in Athens scholarships, summer volunteer program and our […]

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2019 Mavroyannis Scholarship Recipients

The Greek America Foundation is proud to announce that the Constantine and Patricia Mavroyannis Scholarship recipients for 2019 are Konstantinos Roumpedakis of Stony Brook University and Georgios Styliaris of the University of Southern California. Both students are of Greek heritage. Each student will receive an award of $5,000 to support doctoral research in physics for […]

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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 From 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 professionals from the Greek non-governmental organization METAdrasi, which — among numerous other […]