On October 22nd, 2019, the Hellenic Relief Foundation’s monthly distribution of food and goods took place. Around 380 families received the H.R.F.’s monthly basic goods package from the headquarters of the H.R.F. and its partner organization in Greece. Assistance for this distribution was given by the Social Committee of the Athenian Society, as well as the Greek companies that donated flour, fish, milk, canned goods, sodas, etc.
The distribution was headed up by the H.R.F.’s partner organization in Athens, under the organization of Ms. Maria Siourdi, and with the voluntary assistance of Poly Kalfopoulou, Soula Belli, Antonia Pantouvaki, Emy Spanou, and with the assistance of the staff of our partner organization.
Goods were also donated by the following companies: N. Konstantopoulou Group, Food Bank, Palirria Souliotis AE, Kamilari AEBE, Arla Foods, Karamolegos AE, Barilla, and Coca Cola.
In all, around 400 packages were handed out, including distributions to various organizations, including the Actor’s House, the ΤΑΣΕΗ, the Meropeio nursing home, and more.
ABOUT HELLENIC RELIEF FOUNDATION
The Hellenic Relief Foundation Inc. is a non profit organization (501(c)3) and was founded in 2012, with the goal of raising funds in the United States to be used towards the purchase of food items, and other basic necessities for the underprivileged in Greece that have increased in numbers due to the current crisis. To date, approximately 630,000 dollars have been remitted, and with donations within Greece, as well as volunteered social and medicinal services, the true value of the aid is closer to a million dollars. The expenses of the HRF are covered by board members, while the expenses of the monthly distributions are covered by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. For more information: www.hellenicrelief.org