Being a socially conscious institution, Praxia bank continuously supports social groups in need.
This time, we were there to show our support for children, by actively contributing to the valuable efforts of Make-A-Wish-Greece, with our participation in the annual Fundraising Dinner held on 03/06/2019. The purpose of the event was to raise money to help children facing life threatening diseases, make their wishes come true.
Praxia bank was proudly the Grand Supporter of the event and sponsor of the Golden Star Adoption Wish. The work of the Organization and the wishes that were fulfilled changed the lives of all the children involved were extensively presented during the event.
Make-A-Wish-Greece fulfills the wishes of 3-18 year-olds who are experiencing life-threatening diseases. Founded in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1980, it is the world's leading welfare agency for children. Located in more than 50 countries with more than 40,000 volunteers, Make-A-Wish has helped make more than 450,000 wishes come true, worldwide. Furthermore, somewhere around the world, every 17 minutes a child's wish comes true.
In Greece, employees and volunteers across the country fulfill, on average, one wish every 40 hours. Since its establishment in 1996, Make-A-Wish-Greece has fulfilled more than 2,180 wishes, 250 of which came true in 2018.
More information about the social work of Make-A-Wish-Greece can be found at https://makeawish.gr