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"Desmos Gives Warmth" for the 6th consecutive year

"Ο Δεσμός Προσφέρει Ζεστασιά" για 6η συνεχή χρονιά

Our supporter, for the fourth consecutive year, is John S. Latsis Foundation. Thanks to their valuable donation, we will be able to support social welfare organization, providing heating fuels during this winter. […]

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Vote for the "Desmos Gives Warmth" program and help us provide heating fuel to those in need!

Ψηφίστε το πρόγραμμα του Δεσμού και βοηθήστε μας να προσφέρουμε "Ζεστασιά" για άλλη μια χρονιά!

Desmos wishes to offer Warmth for the 6th consecutive year. In order to achieve this, we need your help! Winter is coming and Desmos is fundraising in order to be able to implement "Desmos Gives Warmth" program for one more year! Thus we are participating in Global Sustain's funding process hoping we will be among the NGO's that will benefit from this grant. Global Sustain has funded 22 NGO's programs so far. […]

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Desmos gives warmth and this year!

Desmos gives warmth and this year!

As winter approaches we want to offer warmth to people who are in need. Therefore, we are trying to raise funds with the following ways: Make a deposit to the bank account of Desmos with justification "Warmth" and buy the special bracelet of ANNITA SIMA "Bond of Love" designed specifically for Desmos or the unique paper placemats designed by Nadia Boule. Our goal is to give warmth for yet another year, to schools and non-profit organizations across Greece!

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The "I Care & Act" educational program continues for the third year!

Following two wonderful and creative years of implementation in 190 schools throughout Greece, including special ed schools and second opportunity schools, and thanks to the participation of 1.323 teachers and more than 18.000 students, we are incredibly proud to announce the continuation of “I CARE & ACT” for the third consecutive year. The "I Care & Act" mobilizes children to act for everything they care about in their environment and find solutions to challenges they identify! The innovation of our program lies in […]

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Launch party of the second year of the “Desmos for Youth” program !

Πάρτυ έναρξης δεύτερης χρονιάς του προγράμματος "Δεσμός για τους Νέους"!

In September we celebrated the commencement of the program"Desmos for Youth"for the second consecutive year. The event was attended by both new and old participants of the program, but also by Thom Feeney! With the second year of “Desmos for Youth” being already underway and since the participants are now working in the organizations of their preference, a meet up between the members, in an informal setting, seemed like a good idea. So it happened! […]

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Skroutz.gr supports the "Desmos for Schools" program

Το Skroutz.gr στηρίζει το πρόγραμμα "Δεσμός για τα Σχολεία"

The Skroutz company supports Desmos' action through the “Desmos for Schools” program. Thanks to an overall donation that reached the amount of €20,000, 5 distinguished schools from all around the Greek domain, specifically from Florina, Viotia, Lesvos, Corfu and Astypalea were benefited. They were provided with the most advanced electronic and sports equipment, plus schools supplies, thus changing radically the school life of 664 students. This donation constitutes as a valuable support for[…]

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"I Care & Act" - We are off to Ioannina!

Care and act - We are off to Ioannina!

Νηπιαγωγείο Κληματιάς, 7ο Νηπιαγωγείο Ιωαννίνων, Δημοτικό Σχολείο Σταυρακίου Ιωαννίνων, 1ο Δημοτικό Σχολείο Περάματος, 2ο Πειραματικό Δημοτικό Σχολείο Ιωαννίνων, 9ο Ολοήμερο Διαπολιτισμικό Σχολείο Ιωαννίνων, Γυμνάσιο Ελεούσας, 5ο Γυμνάσιο Ιωαννίνων, Γυμνάσιο Παρακαλάμου, Γενικό Λύκειο Ελεούσας δημιούργησαν ένα ολοήμερο παιχνίδι εθελοντισμού σε όλη την πόλη των Ιωαννίνων! Φέτος όλα τα σχολεία του «Νοιάζομαι και Δρω» του Νομού Ιωαννίνων από νηπιαγωγείο μέχρι το Λύκειο, έφτιαξαν το δικό τους παιχνίδι θησαυρού και ανακάλυψαν τον εθελοντισμό μαζί με την πόλη τους. Σε συνεργασία […]

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"I Care & Act" - Celebrating differences and diversity!

Care and act - An experience with the Special Elementary School for the Blind Kallithea

Students of the 6th Grade of the Elementary School for the Blind Kallithea composed the music and lyrics of the song "Friends" for the program "I Care & Act" as well as performed and enacted the song "An ethereal embrace" created by the 9th Elementary School St. Demetrius for Children with Cerebral Palsy, also participating in the program.To watch the children's touching performance of “An Ethereal Embrace" click here!

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"I Care & Act" - STREET OF DREAMS ... by dreamy volunteers!

Care and act - STREET OF DREAMS ... volunteers of our dreams

The 2, Elementary School of Xanthi is in its second year of participation in the program and has already founded a volunteer organization called "Odos Oniron" (Street of Dreams) that has taken on the renovation and revival of a pedestrian street neighboring the school, into an operational and pleasing public space for all named "Odos Oneiron" (Street of Dreams) The students raised awareness about the significance of their project and a wide range of other causes, such as donating blood, safe driving (through their collaboration with the Cycling Club "The Pegasus") as well as the proper behavior of animal owners and their animals through the collaboration with the Animal Rescue Group of Xanthi. […]

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"I Care & Act" - The primary school of Adamas in Milos takes action!

Care and act - The Elementary School Adamas Milos act!

The Primary School of Adamas in Milos, participates in the programm "I Care & Act" for two years in a row having carried out excellent projects which were proposed by the students themselves and which are linked to the local history and environmental characteristics of the island! Their purpose is raising awareness of the residents and tourists in the region on the natural beauty of the island, which has been forgotten. The children decided to take action upon establishing a Museum of Alykes and they did all legal procedures required for the municipality, which accepted their point. […]

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"I Care & Act" - The 1st Elementary School of Skala Oropou and N. Palatia cares and acts!

Care and act - 1st Elementary School of Skala Oropou and N. Palatia cares and acts!

One of the main actions of the school was the meeting of the ffth class with refugee children on 21/12/2016 in Gerakini camp in Malakasa. It was there that the preparation for the integration of children refugees in the regional schools began and the first contact between the children and the exchange of information about their countries of origin took place. The children sang, played, drew and danced. The Oropos students treated the refugees and gave them Christmas presents. The collaboration [...]

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Ι Care and Αct - Voluntary actions connected to literature

Care and act - voluntary actions around the book

Through actions connected to literature the children of the 7th kindergarten of Pallini created two mobile libraries - bookcases for children affected by neoplasmatic diseases and students of the school in Donousa, along with an outdoor library for all the children of the area. The "infants" have taken initiatives concerning raising awareness and have been on the lookout for donors and volunteers, who may help them collect the books and building the library. The books have been collected by donations of authors, publishers and the children themselves, who have donated […]

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The "Greece Works!" campaign has been successfully completed!

The "Greece Works!" campaign has been successfully completed!

This summer we are especially proud and happy since we are given the chance to offer a once in a lifetime opportunity to 11 more young adults ! Having secured funding for the continuation of the programme "Desmos for Youth" by the The Hellenic Initiative and Visa, in April 2017 we announced the continuation of the programme for a second year and the creation of 8 job positions for unemployed young people who wish to work in the field of public benefit. We would like to give this opportunity to more people! [...]

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The second year of "I Care and Act" was completed on a celebratory note with teachers and students from all over Greece participating in the closing event in Athens!

Το "Νοιάζομαι και Δρω" ολοκληρώθηκε για ακόμη μια φορά και εκπαιδευτικοί και μαθητές από όλη την Ελλάδα μοιράστηκαν μαζί μας τις εμπειρίες τους!

The second Scientific Meeting concerning Volunteering at schools, which is the final event for the educational program "I Care & I Act " 2016-2017 , was completed in a rather creative and specially optimistic atmosphere on Tuesday and Wednesday 27th & 28th of June in Athens. Teachers from the schools, who participated in the program, presented the actions of their students based on volunteering, solidarity and active citizenship.

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Desmos for Youth - Announcement of the successful candidates!

Link Youth - Announcement of laureates!

Through the program "Desmos for Youth" a total of 11 young people started working in as many public benefit organisations, thanks to donations by The Hellenic Initiative, Visa Hellas and the campaign of Bond Greece Works! The program includes a wide range of fields and disciplines and we are particularly pleased that through the program worthy young people will have the opportunity to work for a year on their object, winning significant professional experience while offering to the community. Welcome to the program […]

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