Relief Programs

The Hellenic Initiative Australia has committed more than $1.2 million in grants, supporting dynamic Greek not-for-profit organisations whose far-reaching programs are helping people throughout Greece.

Through our partner charities, THI Australia has helped provide millions of meals and in-kind goods and services, supported the homeless, equipped regional hospitals to provide lifesaving care for children, funded preventive and specialist medical care for people living in remote islands and supported vulnerable communities across Greece.

In 2019, through the generosity of donors such as Con Berbatis, $500,000 was committed for public health initiatives in Greece over the next five years.

Axion Hellas provides much-needed specialist and preventive health care services to people living in isolated Greek island communities.

THI Australia has supported Axion Hellas volunteer medical missions to six remote islands.

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Boroume fights food waste by organising the distribution of surplus food to charities throughout Greece, donating more than 23,000 food portions daily.

THI Australia has supported the dynamic Boroume Farmer’s Market Program since 2017. 

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Doctors of the World (MdM Greece) has been operating in Greece for over 30 years, implementing humanitarian aid programs and health care for vulnerable communities. 

THI Australia is supporting a 12-month health project at the Athens Open Polyclinic.

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Emfasis Foundation supports homeless and vulnerable groups in Athens and Piraeus through pioneering social streetwork programs, providing immediate relief and ongoing support.

THI Australia is funding the Mobile Support Unit to increase Emfasis outreach services.

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Pediatric Trauma Care (Pedtrauma) provides children throughout Greece access to lifesaving care by establishing Trauma Centres and providing specialist medical equipment to under-resourced hospitals.

THI Australia has funded five regional hospital paediatric clinics.

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SOS Children’s Villages Greece runs a range of family-based care facilities and programs to support families and children facing financial hardship and adversity.  

THI Australia is supporting programs for disadvantaged children at the SOS Social Centre in Patras.

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