FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OLYMPIACOS FC AND OLYMPIACOS CHICAGO CONTINUES PHILANTRHOPIC MISSION
Niles, Illinois, USA
Olympiacos FC continues its philanthropic mission and provides the gift of hope to all across the Atlantic.
Several activities and visits are evidence of the love Olympiacos Football Club, Olympiacos Chicago leadership, players, parents, and supporters feel for members of the community and values it instills on its players.
Thursday, December 26, 2013 – Niles team members visited residents of Greek American Rehabilitation/Nursing Center. Players, parents and all present brought gifts and much joy to the residents who enjoyed a fun-filled evening full of holiday cheer!
Mr. Vaggelis Marinaki’s and Olympiacos’ heartfelt generosity continued strongly even after the holidays.
Friday, January 17, 2014 – Olympiacos Soccer Club Chicago Naperville teams along with parents and supporters, visited Edward Hospital in Naperville, and presented gifts and a generous donation to Melissa Slattery, Child Life Specialist for Edward Hospital’s pediatric unit patients. Yiannis Kosmas, Director of Operations and Niko Mirtsekis, Director of Coaching were present at the event.
Saturday, January 18, 2014 – A generous donation was provided to Advocate Children’s Hospital – Park Ridge, IL.
“Our community partners are invaluable to the hospital, they make a difference in so many lives and for this we are truly appreciative,” said Mary Kozil, Director of Development, Advocate Children’s Hospital. “We are grateful to have such generous support from Olympiacos.” With donations such as these, Advocate Children’s Hospital provides programs and additional support to hospitalized pediatric patients. As a not-for-profit organization, the hospital relies on philanthropy to enhance patients’ experience.
This is Olympiacos second year making a donation to Advocate Children’s Hospital.
According to Angela Kosmas, Director of Communication and Public Relations, Advocate Children’s Hospital values and hospital’s top-notch reputation in providing services to children especially those who are in need, is why Olympiacos has chosen to make this hospital their donation destination.
About Olympiacos Soccer Club Chicago
Professional Greek soccer team, Olympiacos Football Club, has selected Chicago as the location for its first US soccer school and player development. The club has academies across the world, including Greece, Cyprus and Australia. As an official Olympiacos academy, players who attend the soccer school training standards set by the team, adhere to the team’s policies, procedures, standards and guidelines, and wear the club’s uniforms. Young players have a direct line to the Olympiacos FC resident academy in Greece and the possibility to be chosen for first team play.
Director of Communications and Public Relations
Olympiacos Soccer Club Chicago
8926 N. Greenwood Avenue
Niles, Illinois 60714