Friends of the Poor Fund of the Profitis Ilias Church Pagrati

Food Bank & Digitization of the Home for the Elderly

The Friends of the Poor Fund (FPF) of the Profitis Ilias Church Pagrati was founded in the mid-1960s and provides various services to the community.
Recipient
Friends of the Poor Fund of the Profitis Ilias Church Pagrati
Grant title
Food Bank & Digitization of the Home for the Elderly
Year
2021
Location of Grant
Attica
Program Area
Social Welfare

It operates a food bank and offers financial donations to more than 180 families in Central Athens living below the poverty line. Pagrati is the third largest parish in Athens serving more than 80,000 people; the FPF serves as an important lifeline for food and financial aid for the neighborhood’s poorest residents. The Home for the Elderly was established in 1995 and currently offers care to 18 elderly women, of which 60% are bedridden.

Food Bank & Digitization of the Home for the Elderly

 

The grant regards the funding of the ongoing services of the food bank and financial aid to the city’s poor-out of the 180 beneficiaries that receive financial aid from the FPF of the Church, 100 have at least one elderly family member. Another element of the grant is the digitization of the Care Home to help residents overcome social exclusion amplified by COVID lockdowns. By integrating ICT technology in its facilities, all residents will be able to connect digitally with family and friends as well as participate in cognitive training activities such as mental strengthening exercises.

It operates a food bank and offers financial donations to more than 180 families in Central Athens living below the poverty line. Pagrati is the third largest parish in Athens serving more than 80,000 people; the FPF serves as an important lifeline for food and financial aid for the neighborhood’s poorest residents. The Home for the Elderly was established in 1995 and currently offers care to 18 elderly women, of which 60% are bedridden.

Food Bank & Digitization of the Home for the Elderly

 

The grant regards the funding of the ongoing services of the food bank and financial aid to the city’s poor-out of the 180 beneficiaries that receive financial aid from the FPF of the Church, 100 have at least one elderly family member. Another element of the grant is the digitization of the Care Home to help residents overcome social exclusion amplified by COVID lockdowns. By integrating ICT technology in its facilities, all residents will be able to connect digitally with family and friends as well as participate in cognitive training activities such as mental strengthening exercises.

Recipient
Friends of the Poor Fund of the Profitis Ilias Church Pagrati
Grant title
Food Bank & Digitization of the Home for the Elderly
Year
2021
Location of Grant
Attica
Program Area
Social Welfare

It operates a food bank and offers financial donations to more than 180 families in Central Athens living below the poverty line. Pagrati is the third largest parish in Athens serving more than 80,000 people; the FPF serves as an important lifeline for food and financial aid for the neighborhood’s poorest residents. The Home for the Elderly was established in 1995 and currently offers care to 18 elderly women, of which 60% are bedridden.

Food Bank & Digitization of the Home for the Elderly

 

The grant regards the funding of the ongoing services of the food bank and financial aid to the city’s poor-out of the 180 beneficiaries that receive financial aid from the FPF of the Church, 100 have at least one elderly family member. Another element of the grant is the digitization of the Care Home to help residents overcome social exclusion amplified by COVID lockdowns. By integrating ICT technology in its facilities, all residents will be able to connect digitally with family and friends as well as participate in cognitive training activities such as mental strengthening exercises.

It operates a food bank and offers financial donations to more than 180 families in Central Athens living below the poverty line. Pagrati is the third largest parish in Athens serving more than 80,000 people; the FPF serves as an important lifeline for food and financial aid for the neighborhood’s poorest residents. The Home for the Elderly was established in 1995 and currently offers care to 18 elderly women, of which 60% are bedridden.

Food Bank & Digitization of the Home for the Elderly

 

The grant regards the funding of the ongoing services of the food bank and financial aid to the city’s poor-out of the 180 beneficiaries that receive financial aid from the FPF of the Church, 100 have at least one elderly family member. Another element of the grant is the digitization of the Care Home to help residents overcome social exclusion amplified by COVID lockdowns. By integrating ICT technology in its facilities, all residents will be able to connect digitally with family and friends as well as participate in cognitive training activities such as mental strengthening exercises.

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