Love and support have no boundaries. A really special group of children in the US raised their voices in support of the work of ELIZA – Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children,
Assuming the role of radio presenters, these three children, broadcasted a feature show on Ellas FM, dedicated to ELIZA’S initiatives for the protection of children suffering or running the risk of abuse in Greece. In this highly original way they communicated our work to over 1 million Greek households in the United States.
We, at ELIZA, thank the children and the people of Ellas FM for their amazing effort on our behalf and we promise that together we can achieve even more towards a better future for children in need!
This article was first published in “Τhe Norwegian Business Daily” (13.08.2015 ).
While poverty is on the rise and the Greek government shrinking, many Greeks volunteer to help those in need.
Dough lumps go from hand to mouth and laughter resounds through the room on the ground floor of an an old neo-classical building in the heart of Athens a group of mothers and children are in the process of making Nigerian donuts. Some are immigrants others aren’t. They are here to have a break from a tough everyday life. It is not the government that helps them.
On September 28th, 2015, the popular music group “Ιmam Βaildi” with the participation of the famous singer Dimitra Galani and the music group “Carte Postale”, joined forces in a concert for the children of the Association “Together for Children”, at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus.
As a member of the “Together for Children” Association that embraces more than 10.000 children with its activities, ELIZA invited the audience to enjoy this unique concert & support its purpose.
The refreshed Imam Baildi, the charming and popular Dimitra Galani and the charismatic retro-pop group from the city of Patras Carte Postale,
On September 1st 2015, under the guidance of Professor of Psychology Mary Raftopoulou, Specialist on the Sandplay Therapy Method (ISST) ELIZA organized a unique for Greece seminar on Sandplay on the premises of the ‘One Child, One World’ organization.
Sandplay is a recognized therapeutic method based on the psychotherapeutic theories of C.G. Jung, appropriate for children who have suffered abuse recently or in the past, as well as for children experiencing difficulties in their family life.
The seminar generated much interest among people working in the field of child welfare and brought together 29 delegates from the following 12 organizations: