Since 2013

We do not pass by.
We Support!

Since its inception, Emfasis Non-Profit has been steadfastly dedicated to aiding and uplifting individuals grappling with various manifestations of homelessness.

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When the Flood Waters Rise,
We Rise Up as a Community!

About Emfasis

Community-Driven, dedicated to giving emfasis to Human Dignity

Emfasis Non-Profit is a privately-funded, non-profit initiative registered as a Civil Non-Profit Company (Astiki Mi Kerdoskopiki Etairia - AMKE), established in 2013 with the primary objective of restoring the dignity of individuals facing multiple forms of homelessness.

Services:
  • Food Aid
  • Psychosocial Counseling
  • Provision of Survival Items & Personal Hygiene Products
  • Educational Opportunities
  • Emergency Measures
  • Empowerment Programs
26.3%
of the total population is at risk of Poverty or Social Exclusion (2022)
18.8%
of the total population could not keep their home sufficiently warm (2022)
31.6%
of households face at least some difficulty in making ends meet on a monthly basis (2022)
34.2%
of Total Disposable Income dedicated to cover Housing Costs (2021)
Our Team

There is a way & there is an #Emfasis way!

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Varvara Tsirogianni
Relief Desk
Romain Lundi
ESSEC Business School
Maria Nikolaou
Sociologist • Project Coordinator • Senior Streetworker
Michalis Lykourias
Relief Desk Volunteer
Jules Hernandez
ESSEC Business School
Sofia Santorinaiou
Social Worker • Senior Streetworker
Elina Alexopoulou
Communications Director
Varvara Tsirogianni
Relief Desk
Communications
Romain Lundi
ESSEC Business School
2023
Maria Nikolaou
Sociologist • Project Coordinator • Senior Streetworker
Senior Τeam Leader
Michalis Lykourias
Relief Desk Volunteer
Jules Hernandez
ESSEC Business School
2023
Sofia Santorinaiou
Social Worker • Senior Streetworker
Senior Social Worker
Elina Alexopoulou
Communications Director
What we do

Our Projects
2013 - 2023

All support and empowerment programs stem exclusively from the very people we meet on the street. They are designed and implemented to serve their immediate needs as recorded and analyzed by Emfasis Non-Profit Streetwork Team.

Our mission is changing lives every day
Our Reach

We help anywhere and everywhere

Rhodes

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Rhodes
Thessaloniki
Volos
Crete
Patras
Salamina
Evoia
Athens
Northen Evoia

Summer 2021
Emergency Relief Initiative for the Fire-Affected Communities

Rhodes

July 2023 - Today
Emergency Relief Initiative for the Fire-Affected Population

Crete

September - October 2021
Emergency Relief Initiative for the Earthquake-Affected Community in Arkalochori

Thessaly Region

September 2023 - Today
Emergency Relief Initiative for the Flood-Affected Communities after the Daniel & Elias Natural Disasters

Mandra, Attica

Autumn 2017
Emergency Relief Initiative for the Flood-Affected People

Mati, Attica

Summer 2018
Emergency Relief Initiative for the Fire-Affected Families

Testimonials

People said about us...

Aliki Tsistiakova
Athens, Greece

Great people who constantly offer selfless love and support to our fellow human beings who need it so much. A huge thumbs up and a bow of admiration and appreciation for their work that makes our world a little better.

Χρήστος Θεωδορακόπουλος
Athens, Greece

People who are rare nowadays! They give their struggle every day helping our fellow human beings who are in real need! Congratulations!

Rowan Eden Reijmer
Athens, Greece

Wonderfully kind volunteers! A positive movement on a great mission to provide respect, support and dignity to people without safe housing

Ann Dourvetaki
Athens, Greece

Unique organisation, inspiring, motivating, amazing group of people. Their work is hopeful for the rest of the world.

Bachar Khatib
Athens, Greece

I deeply appreciate the the efforts that Maria and her EMFASIS crew are exerting to help people in need in these dire times. Good Luck and God Bless.

Maria El Mniai
Athens, Greece

Emfasis with its dedicated team has helped thousands of people across Greece including refugees on the borders and still continues to serve. Thank you on behalf of humanity.

Dimitris Zaverdas
Athens, Greece

Whatever I say will be too small in your great work...

yiota bou
Athens, Greece

Υou are doing important work inside & outside of Athens! Congratulations to the whole team!

Our Benefactors

Our Supporters

Bank Details

Piraeus Bank
Name:
Emfasis Non-Profit
IBAN:
GR75 0172 0290 0050 2906 9192 340
Swift Address:
PIRBGRAA
Eurobank
Name:
Emfasis Non-Profit
IBAN:
GR9302606300000040201478497
Swift Address:
ERBKGRAA
Alpha Bank
Name:
Emfasis Non-Profit
IBAN:
GR9302606300000040201478497
Swift Address:
CRBAGRAA

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