SOCIALLY VULNERABLE GROUPS

 

  • The Group offers heating petrol to the schools of the nearby Municipalities of Thriasion and West Thessaloniki (165 schools, approx. 20,000 children), but also to NGOs, entities and institutions engaged in supporting socially vulnerable groups. In 2017, 590,000 litres of heating and car petrol were offered.
  • Support and continuation of programs for supporting people with disabilities (PASKA [Sports Activities for the Disabled], Margarita Vocational Training Centre, Ergastiri [Disabled People's Parents Group], Sikiaridio Foundation [for people with Intellectual Disabilities], PEK-AMEA [Training Centre], Amymone [for people with visual impairments], Lighthouse for the Blind, etc.)
  • Support for programs for eliminating discrimination and respecting human rights (programs for the social integration of the Romani, in collaboration with the Church, and of former prisoners, in collaboration with the Epanodos NGO).
  • The Group displays in practice its solidarity for vulnerable members of our society, and every month supports 1,250 families in the nearby municipalities of Thriasion and West Thessaloniki via "Social Grocery Stores" and super-market vouchers.
  • Creative work during the summer months for disabled children from the nearby Municipalities of Thriasion and West Thessaloniki in collaboration with the ELIX volunteer NGO.
  • Creative work during the summer months for children from poor families in the Municipalities of Thriasion and West Thessaloniki in collaboration with ELIX and the program "Holidays at School", and with the American Farm School and the program "Summer at the Farm".
  • Donation of a van to the Ark of the World non-profit organisation.
  • Addressing immediate needs for the relief of victims of the floods at Mandra.