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Greece is in the grips of a double crisis…struggling to pull itself out of economic turmoil that has driven thousands of families into poverty, and trying to assist tens of thousands of refugees and migrants stranded in Greece with Europe’s borders closed.
International Orthodox Christian Charities, or IOCC, is on the ground in Greece, working with the Greek Orthodox Church to respond to the needs Greece’s most vulnerable families, as well as helping ease some of the strain on Greece’s efforts to help the refugees. Listen as Emmy Louvaris speaks with Chrysanthe Loizos, an IOCC project officer working in Greece who has a firsthand account of the current situation in Greece.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
You can help families in Greece by making a financial gift to the Give for Greece Fund. To make a gift, please visit iocc.org/GiveForGreece or call toll free at 1-877-803-IOCC (4622), or mail a check or money order payable to IOCC, P.O. Box 17398, Baltimore, MD 21297.
ABOUT INTERNATIONAL ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN CHARITIES
IOCC is the official humanitarian aid agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. Since its inception in 1992, IOCC has delivered $580 million in emergency relief and development assistance to families and communities in more than 50 countries. IOCC is a member of ACT Alliance, a global coalition of more than 140 churches and agencies engaged in development, humanitarian assistance and advocacy, and InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S.–based secular and faith-based organizations working to improve the lives of the world’s most poor and vulnerable populations. To learn more about IOCC, visit iocc.org
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