2020 – Ministry of Health
Donation of 1,000,000 euros for hospital supplies and equipment to combat the spread of the Coronavirus.
In view of the dramatic situation and the negative consequences of the emergence of the new corona COVID-19, which endangers the health of a large number of people, and the increased needs of public health facilities for medicine, medical devices, supplies and hospital equipment, the members of the Board of the P. & A. Canellopoulos Foundation approved a donation, in kind and/or in cash, amounting to one million euros (€1,000,000). This donation falls within the scope of the Foundation’s goals, which include, among other things, health care and overall financial support for the economically disadvantaged in the health sector, as well as financial support and assistance to people with disabilities and to other public benefit organizations.
2019 – “The Smile of the Child”
Financial support to the public benefit organization “The Smile of the Child” to cover part of the costs required to manage serious health problems of children whom the organization supports. In a request submitted on 30.5.2019, “The Smile of the Child” presented in detail to the Foundation cases of children who are suffering from serious ailments and are in need of specific medical tests and treatment, costing a total of 7,340 euros. The members of the Foundation’s Board, in recognition of the importance of the request and taking into account the actions that will alleviate and provide health to children in need of medical and social support unanimously approved a grant of 7,430 euros to meet the needs mentioned in the organization’s request.
2019 – “Together for Children” Association
Support of the concert to be held at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus on September 10, 2019 by the Association of public benefit organizations “Together for Children”. The concert will feature artists such as Lefteris Machairitsas and Nikos Portokaloglou. Proceeds from the concert will be donated exclusively to support the Association’s public benefit organizations. In recognition of the public benefit work carried out by the “Together for Children” Association, the Foundation’s Board unanimously decided to assist in organizing the concert with the amount of 10,000 euros, provided that the required permit for the use of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus will be issued.
2019 – ΜΕΤΑdrasi, Action for Migration and Development
Support of the non-profit organization “METAdrasi, action for Migration and Development”, to meet the operational costs of the transit accommodation facilities on Chios. METAdrasi supports refugees in Greece by providing support to unaccompanied minors who have been separated from or have lost their parents. For this purpose, there are three transit accommodation facilities for unaccompanied minors on the islands of Chios and Samos, and in Athens. However, the constant flow of refugees is causing a steady increase in the number of unaccompanied children, and there is no room for them in the existing facilities. METAdrasi addressed the members of the Foundation’s Board of Directors requesting a grant for 90,000 euros to cover the operating costs of the transit facility on Chios, for the accommodation of about twenty children, for the year 2019. The members of the Board expressed their respect for the work of this charitable organization, which aims to help the weakest and most vulnerable population – unaccompanied children who find themselves in Greece as refugees – and agreed unanimously to provide the amount of 90,000 euros to meet the operational requirements of the transit facility on Chios.
2019 – FOOD BANK
Grant to the “Food Bank: Institution Against Hunger” for the purchase of food for immediate consumption, which will be provided free of charge at soup kitchens to alleviate the financially disadvantaged people in Greece. The members of the Foundation’s Board of Directors expressed their appreciation of the public benefit work of this non-profit organization, which aims to alleviate the weakest and most vulnerable groups of the Greek population, and deemed that its aims are in line with those of the Foundation. Accordingly, the members of the Board of Directors of the Foundation unanimously approved supporting the Food Bank with the amount of 20,000 euros, for the purchase of food for immediate consumption that will be made available to soup kitchens and proceeded to draw up an agreement with the grantee institution.
2019 – CEREBRAL PALSY GREECE OPEN DOOR
Grant to Cerebral Palsy Greece / Open Door for the construction and outfitting of an Assisted Living Home for adults with severe disabilities. Cerebral Palsy Greece / Open Door, founded in 1972, has unfailingly offered its invaluable services in the field of social care, offering daily education and rehabilitation to more than 240 children, adolescents and adults with cerebral palsy, while contributing to the removal of prejudices regarding people with disabilities and to the promotion of broader scientific knowledge on disability issues. The members of the Board of Directors of the Foundation responded to the request of the President of the Society for the partial financing of the construction and outfitting of the Assisted Living Home’s 520 sq.m., which will house nine adults with severe disabilities and support staff, by approving a grant of 100,000 euros. The Board expressed its respect for the Society’s public benefit work, which is in line with the Foundation’s goals of supporting and alleviating the financially disadvantaged.
2019 – Mission “ANTHROPOS” Non-profit Organization
Assistance for the “We support: Medical care for all” program for the provision of medical care, for the year 2019. The objective of the program of the NGO “Mission ANTHROPOS” is the immediate and personalized coverage of medical and/or medicinal needs of children and adults throughout Greece who are unable to afford, are not eligible for do not have access to national health insurance. The members of the Board of Directors of the Foundation deemed that the purpose of this program is in line with the aims of the Foundation, which include, among other things, support of the financially disadvantaged in the field of health, and decided to offer “Mission ANTHROPOS” a grant of 20,000 euros.
2019 – ELEPAP Rehabilitation for the Disabled
Donation of 5,000 euros to the ELEPAP Rehabilitation for the Disabled public benefit association, in memory of Niovi Molyviatis, wife of Petros Molyviatis.
“Together for Children” Association 2018
Grant to the “Together for Children” Association of public benefit organizations towards holding a charity concert at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in September 2018, featuring artists such as Mimis Plessas, Yannis Spanos and Yorgos Theofanous. Proceeds from the concert will be donated exclusively to support the charitable purposes of the organizations that make up the “Together for Children” Association. The members of the Board approved the amount of 20,000 euros, in recognition of the Union’s public benefit work.
2018 – FOOD BANK
Grant to the “Food Bank: Institution Against Hunger” towards the procurement of food. The donation was given for the purchase of food that the Food Bank cannot get from company donations and which are necessary for the meals and institutions that it supplies. The Food Bank is a public benefit institution whose main purpose is the collection of food in order to make it available free of charge to institutions, soup kitchens, orphanages, etc.
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