Support the Social Center “Migrants’ Place” of Thessaloniki
Support the Social Center “Migrants’ Place” of Thessaloniki
Help us keep the power ON, our community ALIVE and our struggle ONGOING

Keep Steki Plugged In

In the last few months the Antiracist Initiative of Thessaloniki and the Social Center / Immigrants’ 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.

In what follows 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.

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Who we are / What we do

What was the Refugee Shelter of Thessaloniki?

How did it all happen and what about now?

How you can help

we ask your support in any way you can

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keep steki open for one more day
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offer for 6 more hours a place of shelter and socialization
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offer one more free meal to the homeless and immigrants of the city
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offer one more free language lesson

Latest News

Δελτίο Τύπου: Δυναμικά ξεκίνησε η καμπάνια οικονομικής ενίσχυσης του Στεκιού Μεταναστών
Friday May 19th, 2017
Δελτίο Τύπου – Ανακοίνωση Θεσσαλονίκη, 18/5/2017 Δυναμικά ξεκίνησε η καμπάνια οικονομικής ενίσχυσης του Στεκιού Μεταναστών Εδώ και λίγες ημέρες, ξεκινή
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Friday May 12th, 2017
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Fundraising on YouCaring has launched!
Sunday April 9th, 2017
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Press Release: The debt of the ex-Refugee Shelter in Thessaloniki
Friday February 10th, 2017
Thessaloniki, October 2016 In the last few months the Antiracist Initiative of Thessaloniki and the Social Centre – Immigrants’ Place (Steki) i

Contact Us

  • Address: 23 Ermou str, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Email: stekithess@gmail.com
  • Website: http://socialcenter.espivblogs.net/