Weʼve raised £523 to help Caterina raise money for those affected by the devastating fires that hit Greece's capital Athens and cost the life of hundreds
- London, UK
- Funded on Friday, 16th November 2018
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My hometown Athens and my fellow citizens have been affected dramatically by the devastating fires of the 23rd July.
Only if you were on the scene you would understood the damage that this tragic event caused as it burnt a vast area in few hours, killed and injured people and animals and destroyed a source of oxygen for Athens.
People lost loved ones, their houses, everything in the blink of an eye and left with nothing.
It was a tragedy, one of the biggest fires in Europe.
People and animals got entrapped in the flames, the ones that went towards the shore and managed to go into the sea faced rough and dangerous waves as the strong winds on that day made the situation worse.
Some of the injured are saying that the sea was burning and despite their effort to swim away from the flames they were feeling the heat in the water.
Animals and other creatures of wildlife were among those affected and if they did not lose their lives they left injured and lost.
Citizens from areas close by went out to help and volunteers to support the firefighters that were giving an uneven fight with the fire.
Unfortunately a vast area of oxygen, beauty and life is completely destroyed.
I look forward to your help please and to giving hope to those affected. Any donation no matter how small it is, it will make a big difference in many lives!
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Aug 10, 2018
It really has been heartbreaking seeing the devastating effects the fire has had in Greece. I cannot begin to think what they have all been through. Thank you for doing this Cat xxxx
Aug 10, 2018
I know from TV a few Polish tourists died in fire. I feel so sorry for all people who lost their mum, dad, family and home.I will pray for All. My thoughts with you Cat XxX
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I come from Athens but I live & work in England after finishing my MSc studies in University of Cardiff.I visit Greece, my family and friends often & I never forget them. In difficult times I will always help,not only family & friends but anyone I can in any place,this is me!