The “Evening of thank you” for Caritas Athens volunteers
One hundred and fifty volunteers of Caritas Athens attended the "Evening of Thank You" event, organized by its Administration Board for the members and the volunteers of the parochial Caritas and of the Refugee Center, as a minimal example of gratitude to all those who contribute to the implementation of the Organization ‘s actions and initiatives, helping every day the realization of its vision.
This special celebration took place on Friday, February 8, in the Parish Hall of Agios Loukas in New Heraklion and included the cutting of the New Year's cake, music for all tastes, dancing, food and many gifts!
The Archbishop of the Catholics of Athens, President of the Holy Synod of the Catholic Hierarchy of Greece and President of Caritas Athens, f. Sevastianos Rossolatos, thanked the attendees for the valuable work of the unselfish offer, the social sensitivity and the solidarity shown. The celebration was also attended by the Vice President & Director of the Organization, f. Ioannis Patsis, the parish priests f. Andreas Voutsinos, f. Giulio Gramegna and f. Christian Gaspal, the members of the Administration Board, Ms. Elizabeth Ioustinianou-Merritt, Ms. Eleni Carabott, Ms. Nicoleta Delatola and Mr. Stanislaos Stouraitis, the Director of the Catholic Relief Services Greece, Mr Joshua Kyller with his wife Ms. Ana Ferreira, Programs Manager, the members of the Management Committee of the Refugee Sector, Ms. Georgia Fonsou and Ms. Kalliopi Papadopoulou, the Operations Director Mr. Filippos Salimpas and of course many of the valuable volunteers, Greek and foreigners, who are at the heart of the Charitable Organization of the Catholic Church, which is active in the regions of Attica, Evia, Peloponnese and Sterea Hellas, contributing daily to meeting more and more needs of our fellow citizens!