Open Hug of “Friends of Social Pediatrics”
is a Nonprofit Organization
with its headquarters at the
Children’s Hospital P. & A. Kyriakou.

Our results in numbers


(Counting hugs)

  • For 28 years… we give hugs
  • 8 Preventive Medicine Campaigns per year
  • 250 Preventive Medicine Campaigns in total
  • 392 Visits in unique destinations (islands, towns etc.)
  • More than 15,000 medical procedures in children and adults per year.
  • More than 325,000 medical procedures in children and adults in total.
  • 18 Renovations in Children’s Hospitals and Children’s Departments at General Hospitals in Athens and Thessaloniki.
  • Construction of 9 playgrounds in the islands of the Greek Frontier.
  • Construction of 6 play therapy rooms in Children’s Hospitals.
  • Participation of more than 4.860 volunteer doctors and nurses in our programs.

We Support Life

Together, for a Hug of Life!