Caritas Athens was founded in 1978 with the aim to offer services to people in need. It is a member of Caritas Hellas, which belongs to the International Caritas, a charity organization that operates in more than 200 countries around the world. Some of Caritas Athens’ programs are the "Hot Meal Program" offering hot meals to approximately 400 people in need, and the "Family Packages Program" offering monthly packages of food supplies to indigent families. Additional services provided include clothes distribution, employment counseling and psychological support.
The grant regards the provision of food supplies and the payment of operational expenses for the "Ηot Meal Program". The grant also contributes to supporting the "Family Packages Program".