A year has passed. Not just any year, but the year when migration to Europe began in earnest. 2015 is the year in which so many of you have actively contributed to a better world. One that in the future will be referred to as The Year of Volunteers. The volunteers opened their arms where the authorities closed their borders. The volunteers provide emergency relief, warmth and care where several of the well-established, the professional, long have stood paralyzed on the sidelines.
In conjunction with the International Volunteer Day, A drop in the ocean, Chios was today recognized with an award for their work with refugees who come to the island. It was the locals who had nominated us and the price was therefore extra special. I’ve said it before but I want to say it again: I am so proud to represent all the Drops that contribute to the work that is done!!