More Children in Greece Are Going Hungry

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation's support of a school lunch program to help combat child hunger in Greece is mentioned in this article.

As an elementary school principal, Leonidas Nikas is used to seeing children play, laugh and dream about the future. But recently he has seen something altogether different, something he thought was impossible in Greece: children picking through school trash cans for food; needy youngsters asking playmates for leftovers; and an 11-year-old boy, Pantelis Petrakis, bent over with hunger pains...