General News

Online Fundraising Effort for Flood Victims in Evia

September 3, 2020

ATHENS – Following the Evia flood disaster on August 10 which killed an 8-month-old baby and six adults, and left one person still missing, Eleni Angelopoulou organized a fundraising campaign via the online platform GoGetFunding.

Torrential rainfall hit the island from late Saturday night until Sunday morning, flooding homes and causing extensive damage to the infrastructure.

The goal of the online fundraising campaign is to “support the victims of Evia's affected areas (Bourtzi, Vasiliko, Politika, Psachna, etc.) in any possible way, temporarily bypassing bureaucracy in order to avoid delays and help families rebuild their lives, after this terrible natural disaster. Any financial support would be of great importance! Please don't forget to share with your friends,” according to the GoGetFunding page.

More information is available on the GoGetFunding page, search Flood Victims in Evia: https://gogetfunding.com/flood-victims-in-evia-%CF%83%CF%85%CE%BC%CE%BC%CE%B5%CF%84%CE%AD%CF%87%CE%BF%CF%85%CE%BC%CE%B5-%CF%83%CF%84%CE%B7%CE%BD-%CE%AC%CE%BC%CE%B5%CF%83%CE%B7-%CE%B1%CF%80%CE%BF%CE%BA%CE%B1%CF%84%CE%AC/#.XzELKBpcF3U.link.

On August 20, Angelopoulou noted that “as of today, our campaign continues in collaboration with Desmos, a Non-profit Foundation that serves as a hub between donors and beneficiary organizations since 2012.”

More information about Desmos is available online: https://www.desmos.org.

The fundraiser has raised just over 1,000 euro of its 100,000 euro goal with the deadline approaching in 20 days.


BOSTON – The parish of Saints Constantine and Helen Church in Webster, MA celebrated its 100th Anniversary with His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston officiating.

Top Stories

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

General News

PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.


Mission, TNH’s New Travel Documentary Series with Clelia Charissis (Trailer)

Every weekend, TNH and Clelia Charissis are on a mission, traveling around Greece and the world to highlight places through the people we meet along the way.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.