Blog

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Jul 2, 2018, 9:23 AM
In response to the needs of refugees and migrants in Greece, IOCC partner Apostoli opened a ...
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Jun 12, 2018, 1:59 PM
On a recent visit to headquarters by IOCC Georgia Project Manager Zaza Matcharashvili (pictured, center), Executive Director and CEO Dean Triantafilou (left) pulled out this memento ...
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Jun 6, 2018, 5:36 PM
Urgent Action volunteers are urgently needed in Maryland
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May 25, 2018, 2:56 PM
Back in Syria, Mohammad—a father of seven—worked as a mechanic. He had completed a bachelor’s degree and held a good job. But when conflict broke out in Syria ...
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May 24, 2018, 3:32 PM
IOCC met Samirawit in 2013, when she was 10 and living with her grandmother in Debre Markos. She received her first pair of shoes through an IOCC project to raise awareness ...
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May 24, 2018, 11:13 AM
Giant beans are laid out to dry at the agricultural association Agroka in the village of Lakommata, outside Kastoria, Greece.
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May 24, 2018, 10:18 AM
When Amele was 16, she noticed that her feet began swelling. The skin on her legs and feet started to itch and crack, and though she thought it would stop eventually, it didn’t. Her family ...
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May 9, 2018, 9:23 AM
Is there anything better than knowing you've rallied your community to help others? DIY for IOCC takes the power of your social networks to make a lasting, positive change in others' lives.
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May 1, 2018, 11:06 AM
In October 2017, IOCC announced a $1 million matching challenge for projects in Greece—a gift from the Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc. The foundation challenged IOCC ...
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Apr 30, 2018, 2:56 PM
Meet 5 students from the Lwemiyaga school in Uganda who are dreaming big because of your support.