Future bright for Greek Community Home for the Aged after successful fundraiser


The future of the Greek Community Home for the Aged at Earlwood, Sydney looks bright following a successful fundraiser on Thursday, May 30 which raised $138,350 for the facility.

The fundraiser was organised by the Greek Orthodox Community of New South Wales (GOCNSW), who manage the aged care home.

Held at the Summer Salt restaurant at Cronulla thanks to gracious hosts Bill and Kathleen Drakopoulos, the event also featured an intimate concert with Greek superstar Dimitris Basis.

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Bill and Kathleen Drakopoulos at the event.
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With tickets at $250 per person, attendees enjoyed a three-course meal whilst listening to Basis’ Greek melodies and dancing the night away.

Harry Danalis, President of the GOCNSW, said the Community will be conducting a number of fundraising activities in the future “to ensure that our Home for the Aged provides the best service for its residents and continues to cater for the needs of the elderly in the Greek Community.”

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Harry Danalis gives a speech on the night.

“It is therefore gratifying for us to see the support we have had in the function organised on the 30 May 2024 in raising over $138,000 for the needs of the Home,” Mr Danalis said.

“We wish to thank Mr & Mrs Drakopoulos for making their restaurant available and catering for the guests free of charge. We must also thank Dimitris Basis and the band for also providing the entertainment free for the event.”

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