While visiting Lesvos in September 2015 we were greatly moved by the hundreds of people wanting to spend their spare time and resources in order to help with the refugee crisis. By talking to volunteers on the field and by visiting numerous relevant groups on social media, we realised that there is a great need to organise the information available for those intending to volunteer on the Greek islands. We therefore hope that this site is a first step towards facilitating the planning of a journey that we are sure most of you will find unforgettable.
This website focuses mainly on the support provided by the smaller, grassroots volunteer groups. For those interested in volunteering with larger organisations the following is a list of some of those active on the Greek islands: