Aegean Shipping Supports SOS Children’s Villages
For another year Mr. George Melisanidis supports with his donations the SOS Children’s Village in Vari. Continuing his charity work, he responded to the needs of food and personal hygiene items of the SOS Children’s Village in Vari, for the year 2016.
The SOS Children’s Village in Vari is the first SOS Village in Greece. The Village was founded in 1977 by the then President of the Republic and was inaugurated in 1984 by the founder of SOS Children’s Villages. It consists of houses for 52 children. It has creative labs, offices, a library, a chapel, a children’s playground, and an open theater.
Mrs. Irene Panagopoulou presented the donation to the SOS Children’s Village in Vari on behalf of Mr Melissanidis . Further, the children were happy to shared with Mrs. Panagopoulou their experiences of their life in the village.
After that, on October 26 the children of the SOS Children’s Village, visited Mr. Melissanidis at the Aegean Shipping headquarters in Piraeus. Accompanied by Mr. George Protopappas the CEO of the SOS Children’s Villages, George Protopappas, and the Director of the SOS village in Vari & the youth program “Stegi Neon” Mr. Epaminondas Lorandos,
During their visit the children gave to Mr. Melissanidis a special gift to thank him for his support: a little ship that they made themselves!