1,170 pairs of wellies reached children in Athens and other regions of Greece

The City of Athens Coordination Center for Migrant and Refugee issues – ACCMR in collaboration with the Reception and Solidarity Center of the City of Athens – KYADA distributed wellies to 1,170 primary school children living in Athens and other cities as well as in the accommodation facilities of Schisto, Malakasa and Ritsona.

Children and their families belong to vulnerable groups of the population, who receive support from organisations and institutional bodies that are members  of the ACCMR network.

The donation was distributed to the following organizations/facilities:

Caritas Hellas, Caritas Athens, Diotima – Centre for Gender Rights and Equality, Elix, Hellenic Red Cross (Multifunctional Centre for Refugees), Greek Forum of Migrants, INTERSOS, Melissa Network, Network for Children’s Rights, Praksis (ADRESS structure and Open Day Center for the Homeless), SolidarityNow (Accommodation Facility of Malakasa and Ritsona), Shelter of the City of Athens for Women – Victims of Violence and their Children and the Centre for Combating Gender-Based Violence and Multiple Discrimination of the City of Athens.

The Special Secretariat for the Protection of Unaccompanied Minors ensured that the donation reached shelters for unaccompanied minors in Athens, Thessaloniki, Alexandroupolis, Kavala and Lesvos.