May 20, 2018

Greek billionaire feeds the hungry in Athens

Greek billionaire feeds the hungry in Athens

As eurozone chiefs battle over Greek bailout requests and looming referendums, one billionaire businessman is taking to the streets to play his part in easing the country’s financial crisis.

Stelios Haji-loannou, the Athens-born founder and owner of EasyJet, has been giving away free meals to people in the Greek capital, as banks remain closed in the country and cash withdrawals are capped at €60 a day.

Haji-Ioannou launched the charity, Food From the Heart Foundation two years ago to “help alleviate the hardship from the current economic crisis” by giving away meals to people in need that would otherwise cost them around €4 in a supermarket. Read more


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