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Friends of Merimna News & Events

We are looking forward to seeing you all there.

Our first trip of the year took place in legendary Nemea. Under a spring sky, on a warm day, we walked down history’s alleys to meet legends and facts.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation was once again filled with runners who with every step supported the organization Together for the children.For one more year we run with no finish line…………but with a high aim……to help children in need.

A talk on the subject “Why Greece finds it so hard to adapt to a fast-changing world” given by Loucas Tsoukalis professor of the University of Athens – President of ELIAMEP and Nikos Marazitis Professor at the University of Macedonia. At the fantastic premises of The Hub Events the speakers gave the audience plenty of […]

In this event taking place on the 12th of March 2019 at the Hilton hotel, our sponsors who have unfailingly supported our work for the last three years were honored.

This year this was held in the storage facilities of our group. Like every year our visitors had the chance to find furniture - whether small or bigger - lights, paintings, carpets and fabrics of excellent quality, and all these at cut-throat prices! Bargains galore!

For two years now we have had the privilege to be supported by a wonderful group of citizens-employees, who love to run.

What a better way to start 2019 than by cutting the traditional cake! Moreover, this becomes an unbeatable experience if, as we did, it takes place with a view of the timeless Acropolis! The ideal place to exchange New Year wishes and to mark the beginning of a fantastic new year.  

The closure of 2018 brought with it a new activity for the Friend of Merimna, a series of talks by distinguished speakers

The 15th Christmas bazaar took place in the Zapio Mansion.

AbbVie Running Team, the group of runners of the biopharmaceutical company AbbVie participated in the Athens Classic Marathon, supporting for the 2nd year Merimna.

The picturesque and historic city of Nafplio was chosen as our second annual destination.

Our summer clothes’ bazaar has become a landmark so with all the help and support we get from you we were able to successfully organize our second.

Friends and members alike we treaded into the depths of the Elefsinian mysteries.

From the 25th to the 29th of April the Merimna group, as well as its friends, took part in the No Finish Line Athens 2018.

Update On The Work Of The Friends Of Merimna.

Since 2008 till today the group ‘Friends of Merimna’ have held seven Garage Sales. This year’s will be our eighth!

For another year, the “AbbVie Inc.” pharmaceutical company Running Team represented Merimna at the 35th Athens Marathon. More than 80 runners, AbbVie employees, journalists and friends, ran the five and ten kilometer races. Of special note, is the fact, that 16 runners ran 42 kilometers of the classic route this year. As is well known, […]

“Friends of Merimna” Christmas Bazaar Zappeion Hall, November 24th-25th-26th With great pleasure we await you at the 14th Annual Christmas Bazaar, held by the NGO “Friends of Merimna” at the Zappeion Hall in the National Gardens of Athens near the Syntagma Metro station Friday, November 24th 17:00-20:00 Saturday, November 25th 10:00-19:00 Sunday, November 26th 10:00-17:00 […]

Γίνε εθελοντής στη «Μέριμνα» και στο σωματείο «Οι Φίλοι της Μέριμνας» Σας προσκαλούμε να συμμετέχετε στο εκπαιδευτικό σεμινάριο που θα πραγματοποιήσουμε για τους εθελοντές μας, στις 5  Νοεμβρίου 2016 και ώρα από 10:00 έως και 16:00.  Όσοι ενδιαφέρεστε μπορείτε να δηλώστε συμμετοχή συμπληρώνοντας και αποστέλλοντας την σχετική αίτηση στην ηλεκτρονική διεύθυνση:volunteers@merimna.org.gr, μέχρι την Δευτέρα 31 Οκτωβρίου […]