NEW YORK – The Hellenic-American Cultural Foundation (HACF) sent out an appeal for support as the year is coming to a close. Nicholas Kourides, Robert Shaw, and John Stratakis sent out the appeal on behalf of the HACF Board and noted the foundation’s successful virtual events and need for financial support to continue the wonderful programs HACF offers each year. Their message follows:
We have ended 2020 with three incredibly successful and inspiring virtual events: How Byzantine Civilization Influenced Modern-day Culture by Prof. Maria Mavroudi; The Battle of Salamis: The Naval Encounter that Saved Greece – and Western Civilization by Prof. Barry Strauss; and Beethoven and His Legacy: Schubert, Kuhlau and Tsontakis with Maria Asteriadou, Kurt Nikkanen, and Carol Wincenc.
The quality and relevance of these events, and the ability to reach a wide audience, are unique. If you missed any of them, they have been recorded and are available on our website at no charge at www.hacfoundation.org.
In order to continue to make the vibrant legacy of Greece accessible to the widest possible audience through these types of quality events, we need your financial support. We hope that bringing these extraordinary events to your homes and living rooms, without charge, encourages you to make a donation to the Foundation. Any amount helps us to fulfill our mission, so please dig deep and remember that cultural programs like these events, now more than ever, depend on your participation and generosity.
Gifts may be made by check payable to the Hellenic-American Cultural Foundation and sent to the Foundation’s Treasurer, Peter Bazos, c/o Southern Star Shipping Co., 1370 Avenue of the Americas, 29th Floor, New York, NY 10019 or by credit card through PayPal. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) corporation, and contributions are deductible in accordance with applicable law.
By contributing now you help guarantee that the Foundation continues to bring you innovative, relevant and engaging events that promote and preserve the legacy of Greece.
Nicholas Kourides, Robert Shaw, John Stratakis
On behalf of the HACF Board
More information about HACF is available online: www.hacfoundation.org.