YEAR: 2013-01-01

PROGRAM AREA:

Social Welfare

LOCATION OF GRANT:

Throughout Greece

OTHER GRANTS TO THIS RECIPIENT:

140 “Red Buttons” - 2012

Life Line NGO

Life Line was founded in 2006 with the aim to provide care, protection and security to the elderly population. Some of the programs currently offered are: a. "Red Button", a personal alarm system; b. "Volunteer Neighbor", a program whereby volunteers perform home visits to elders in order to assist with their daily needs; c. National Blood Bank for senior citizens; d. "Silver Alert Hellas", the National Coordination Program broadcasting information about missing seniors and assisting in their safe return; e. National SOS Line 1065, for elders’ mistreatment and abuse allegations; and f. "Every day by their side", the provision of monthly food packages to 300 indigent seniors. These programs, in addition to Life Line’s social department provide elders security, dignity and social integration.

"Count on me" Program

The grant regards the implementation of the "Count on me" program that provides free accounting services to elders in order to electronically file their tax returns; a mandatory process since 2013. The Program is aimed at elders who do not have the financial capacity or the ability to access the internet for the filing of their tax returns.

YEAR: 2013-01-01

PROGRAM AREA:  Social Welfare
LOCATION OF GRANT:  Throughout Greece

OTHER GRANTS TO THIS RECIPIENT:

140 “Red Buttons” - 2012