Keep Steki Plugged In

For: Social Centre - Migrants' Place in Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki, Greece
Organizer: Social Centre - Migrants' Place in Thessaloniki
€2,461
of €80,000 goal.
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The Story

In the last few months the Antiracist Initiative of Thessaloniki and the Social Center / Migrants’ Place in Thessaloniki – or just “Steki”, from the Greek word for “a place to hangout” – have been threatened with closure due to a long overdue debt.

It is a debt of 85.000€ to the Public Power Corporation (PPC, or DEI in Greek) and of 5.000€ to the Municipality of Thessaloniki owed by the now defunct Refugee Shelter. The Antiracist Initiative and Steki have been bearing the burden of this debt for 6 years now since the only Refugee Shelter in the city of Thessaloniki was threatened with closure. At that time, we offered our own legal name as the bearer of the electricity costs of the Shelter. That was the only immediately available solution to keep the shelter operational and prevent refugees hosted there from becoming homeless.

At http://keepstekipluggedin.com/we describe the key-points of that hard but interesting solidarity effort to organise a Refugee Shelter, as well as how we propose to deal with this outrageous debt.

Read the whole story and our full press release here

Please share our campaign through facebook, email, by talking to your friends, groups and communities and in any other way you like.

We will owe you one!

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Fundraiser Updates

Posted on June 17, 2017

Posted on June 17, 2017

From the bottom of our hearts we want to thank all the people that have contributed to our campaign up to now! Your support is overwhelming!

We hope to see you all in the upcoming Antiracist Festival of Thessaloniki which, as every year, will be full of interesting political and cultural events.

You can learn the full program more here. See the facebook event here

#KeepStekiPluggedIn 

Posted on May 19, 2017

Posted on May 19, 2017

In about 2 weeks time we managed to collect a small but incredibly significant - every each donation matters for the future of Steki - amount of money. We would like to thank all of our supporters so far and do encourage people to support us, mostly by spreading the word around. The more we are the smallest the burden we will have to bear in order to #KeepStekiPluggedIn

Posted on May 9, 2017

Posted on May 9, 2017

Our official Press Release: http://keepstekipluggedin.com/2017/02/10/hello-world/ 

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