Caritas Athens

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NEWS

SOCIAL INTEGRATION ACTIONS FOR THE BENEFICIARY CHILDREN OF CARITAS ATHENS

Varied actions were organized by the Social Integration Team of the Refugee Sector of Caritas Athens for the benefiting children living in its shelters. -A visit was held at the first pan-European “Mobile Center for Environmental Education and Recycling”, at Davaki Square (Perivolaki) at Nikaia. The center has been developed[…]

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EXHIBITION OF OBJECTS MADE FROM RECYCLED MATERIALS BY CARITAS ATHENS CHILDREN AT THE THEOTOKOPOULOS RESIDENCE OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF ATHENS

The two-day exhibition “Art, Design and Recycling” with objects made from recycled materials and created by children of Caritas Athens was marked by big success. The exhibition took place at the Theotokopoulos residency of the municipality of Athens, in Patisia! The visitors had the opportunity to admire the creations of[…]

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BODDY PROGRAM

The third event of the Buddy Program of Caritas Athens was held on June 24th at the premises of the Greek-French School “Saint Joseph” in Pefki. Eight refugee families (of which three were new) and seven Greek families (three new entries as well) participated. Initially, the Program was presented with[…]

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20th JUNE 2018, WORLD REFUGEE DAY CARITAS’ EUROPA STATEMENT: RESETTLING REFUGEES, PROMOTING SOLIDARITY, EMBODYING EUROPE’S VALUES

On the occasion of the World Refugee Day, June 20, and in the context of the current negotiations on the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR), Caritas Europa calls on European governments to increase safe and legal pathways for refugees by expanding national resettlement programmes. We stand for a Europe that[…]

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CARITAS ATHENS JOINED CARITAS INTERNATIONALIS’ GLOBAL WEEK OF ACTION WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF “SHARE THE JOURNEY” CAMPAIGN ORGANIZING A PICNIC AT VEIKOU PARK WITH LAUGHTER COURSES AND FUN GAMES

Caritas Athens organized a picnic at Veikou Park “presiding over the capital”, an action to observe Caritas Internationalis’ Global Week of Action (June 17-24), which takes place ahead of World Refugee Day (20/6) and within the framework of “Share the Journey” campaign, inaugurated by the Pope last September. Families of[…]

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SUNDAY, JUNE 17TH 2018: FATHER’S DAY

Father’s Day honors fatherhood and more broadly fathers’ contribution to family and the society in general, to emphasize their role’s value and equal importance for raising children. Inspired by the respective day for Mothers at the beginning of the 20th century, the first historically known organized celebration took place in[…]

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CARITAS ATHENS & CARITAS HELLAS’ JOINT BLOOD DONATION

The motto “Remember to offer blood before vacation” urges employees, volunteers and friends of Caritas Athens and Caritas Hellas to join the new voluntary blood donation jointly held by the two organizations just before summer vacation on Thursday, July 5th, 2018 (09:30-13:30) in a room of the Athens’ Catholic Archdiocese[…]

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CARITAS ATHENS’ ACTIONS FOR THE SOCIAL INTEGRATION OF ITS REFUGEE BENEFICIARIES

Social Integration team of Caritas Athens’ Refugee Program offered an array of actions to beneficiaries sheltered by our Organization. Within the framework of the Buddy Program, which nurtures friendships among Greek and refugee families through personal encounters, joint participation into leisure activities and the development of interpersonal and intercultural skills,[…]

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CARITAS ATHENS JOINED THE 2ND SCHOOL STREET ART & ACCEPTANCE FESTIVAL

Caritas Athens joined the 2nd School Street Art & Acceptance Festival with a team of refugee children sheltered by our Organization. Ahead of World Children’s Day celebrated on June 1st, the Children’s Antiracist Festival took place on Saturday June 2nd, at Ermou street’s pedestrian zone near Kerameikos at the initiative[…]

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