The Hellenic Red Cross honours Marianna V. Vardinoyannis

On 8 May 2017, the Hellenic Red Cross celebrated World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day at the Zappeion Megaron Peristilio.

During the event, Mrs. Vardinoyannis, a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and President of the ELPIDA Association of Friends of Children with Cancer and the ORAMA ELPIDA Association, was awarded the Gold Cross with Gold Laurel Branch, which is the highest decoration of the Hellenic Red Cross. Also honoured were volunteers of the three Sectors of the Red Cross:  Nursing, Social Welfare, and Samaritans, Rescuers and Lifeguards for the assistance they have given to people in need.