CHEERing and CRIBS – Natural allies for mothers and babies!

In January 2022, CHEERing signed an agreement with CRIBS to help out with their many projects in Athens, Greece. Both CRIBS and CHEERing focus mainly on mothers and babies, and we’ve been natural allies in the fight for families in Athens for some time. CHEERing will be working with CRIBS on apartment maintenance, peer counseling…

Breastfeeding: Human Medicine IPE

The Breastfeeding: Human Medicine Interprofessional education (IPE) module is now available to everyone! The IPE was developed by CHEER in partnership with the Bower Foundation, Inspire Health, and the University of Mississippi Medical Center. It is comprised of 3 hours of free, interactive breastfeeding education for health care professionals, peer counselors, and anyone who works…

CHEERing at Schisto

Today, December 17th, CHEERing distributed diapers to eligible residents at Schisto Camp. This is the first time we’ve worked at Schisto; many thanks to the DRC for paving the way for this much needed service! We will be back in January. We would also like to that the organizations who donated diapers to us for…

Thank you Pollination Project!

Inspired by organizations like the Pollination Project, CHEERing makes an effort every day totake actions that push our world to become a more compassionate place. Thanks to theircontributions, CHEERing has been able to expand our breastfeeding initiatives to better achievethat goal! We have set up lactation corners in both our office as well as in…

Thank you Hope Cafe!

CHEERing would like to thank Hope Cafe for their support by donating us diapers to distribute to the vulnerable residents of the refugee camps. Last week we did a mass distribution at Malakasa, and on Friday, we will do our 1st distribution at Schisto. Thank you for your kind contribution to our work!

Thank you YouBeHero!

CHEERing diaper distribution at a refugee camp near Athens – funded by YouBeHero! CHEERing thanks all the kind donors who chose us to receive funds from YouBeHero. Every time you shop with a YouBeHero partner, you can choose a charity, and YouBeHero makes a contribution, at no cost to you! This allowed us to distribute…

CHEERing STARS Holiday Fundraiser!

Support the CHEERing girls’ soccer team this giving season! The Soccer Teams and Refugee Solidarity (STARS) program supports over 30 girls, who live in the Malakasa refugee camp and have limited access to recreational activities. Many of these girls have never had the opportunity to play a sport before and they continue to show an…

YouBeHero: Fund CHEERing but pay nothing!

Online services like booking.com, alpha-beta, and e-fresh donate to chosen charities through YouBeHero when you buy their stuff. CHEERing is on YouBeHero, so any time you buy from a participating group, you can ask for a donation to go to CHEERing, and it won’t cost you a penny. Here’s how: Step-by-step: Step 1: Visit our…

CHEERing football news!

This was quite a weekend for CHEERing football! On Sunday our Malakasa girls – the self-named Beautiful Girls – fielded two 5 a side teams in their first games ever! The teams traveled by bus to Ritsona camp, where they played 2 matches – older and younger girls – against 2 Ritsona girls’ teams. Both…

Free acupuncture and reflexology sessions for refugees and asylum seekers

CHEERing is collaborating with Acupuncturists without Borders-Greece, a program which provides free acupuncture and reflexology services for refugees and asylum seekers. Acupuncture and Reflexology techniques can provide relief from migraines and headaches, abdominal pain, post-traumatic stress, insomnia, and any muscle pain. For more information and to make an appointment you can call the number +306936625904….