ALKIONIDES ‘Nest’ news January-July 2014 Under the Patronage of His Excellency the High Commissioner for the Republic of Cyprus.
Dear Sponsors, Members and Supporters
With your generous sponsorship and
the help of our team of true volunteers, our ‘Nest’ is continuing to provide
much needed accommodation and moral support to many of our compatriots. We
would like to tell you how much we value your continuing support and to update
you with our news.
honoured to be included in the Philanthropic Programme of the A.G. Leventis Foundation. We thank Alkionides Cyprus for their hard work
and continuing support. Because of a few true volunteers devoted since 1998,
our Charity has been able to help thousands of Cypriots going through desperate
times. Alkionides Birmingham&
Midlands are fundraising and providing support for 7 patients waiting for
liver transplants. They all suffer from a genetic condition called amyloidosis.Since March 2010, we provided accommodation to at least 120
families, some of whom came more than once. We are delighted to see them go
back home and have made a lot of friends.
Just in the month of November 2014 our visitors included:
father of two young children and a baby, finally had the long-awaited liver
transplant and we all wish him a quick recovery. He is now our long-term guest
at the ‘nest’.
Mr George with a liver cancer was treated at the RoyalFreeHospital. A wheelchair was provided by
our sponsors Mr&Mrs N. Hambi of the
Stephanos, 6, with a serious urinary condition since birth was operated at PortlandHospital.
After complications he needed further surgery and the family had to extend
their stay from one to 4 months. As a result we had to accommodate other
families in nearby hotels for a week.
had eye surgery at MoorfieldHospital
Anna, who is
being treated for cancer at WeymouthHospital.