Registered Charity No. 278892
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The Anglo-Hellenic League
The Hellenic Centre
16-18 Paddington Street
London W1U 5AS
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Note: Although the Anglo-Hellenic League is a member society of the Hellenic Centre, and has a post-box at the Hellenic Centre, it is not affiliated with the Hellenic Community Trust or the Hellenic Centre in any other way. If you would like to contact the Hellenic Centre, you will find information here. We regret that we are unable to forward messages to the Hellenic Centre.
Dedicated to promoting Anglo-Greek understanding and friendship, through charitable and cultural work.
The League raises funds actively in support of its two charitable objects (see 'About us'). The sources of our funding include: sponsorship, grants from awarding bodies, subscriptions paid voluntarily by our members, and donations raised through our cultural programme and special events. Funds raised enable us to carry out our programme of cultural activities and to fund cultural action and action to combat poverty and hardship.
In recent years, the League has raised:
As we are a charity registered in England and Wales, UK taxpayers can make tax-efficient donations to us through the Gift Aid scheme.
We are keen to continue and, where possible, expand our charitable efforts, both to maintain our own cultural programme and to support other relevant causes. If you wish to donate to the League, please contact our Treasurer on firstname.lastname@example.org.
John Carras, League Treasurer (L), and John Kittmer, League Chair (R), take possession of funds raised for the Greek disability charity ELEPAP, at the Runciman Award Ceremony 2018.
Albania Overboard: Albania to Corfu Swim 2018
The League is supporting the third Albania to Corfu Swim, which will take place on 8 September 2018. The swimmers are raising money, through the League, for ‘The Smile of the Child’, a registered Greek Charity. Please click here for further information. Please give generously.
Fires in Attica
On 29 July 2018, the League launched an appeal to raise funds for relief of those affected by the summer's devastating fires in Attica. The appeal has now closed and we are in the process of assessing how much money has been raised in total, including with Gift Aid contributions. We are pleased to announce that a first payment of £8,000 has been made to our partner Desmos. A further announcment will be made around the end of September. See further here.