HFW lawyers making waves... sea swim success!
We are delighted to report that the HFW Piraeus team (Michael Harakis, Vicki Tarbet, Stella-Efi (Steffi) Gougoulaki and Holly Foster) successfully completed the 1k swim on Thursday (15 October 2015) morning in aid of the UN Refugee Agency with finishing times ranging between 25 and 45 minutes!
A special mention and a big thank you goes to Piraeus Yacht Club (Istopliokos) - Mr. Giannis Vogiatzis and Mr. George Niotis for their extremely kind and absolutely crucial contribution of boat hire, fuel and safety personnel without charge for the event. The assistance made sure the event could go ahead and their offer to provide the services free of charge made it even more meaningful. Thanks also to the entire HFW Piraeus team for organising and collectively rounding up sponsorship – with a special thanks also to Lorraine Domvoglou for agreeing all the event arrangements and making sure that the event when smoothly on the day.
So far close to £3,300 has been raised and the fundraising page will remain open until Wednesday 21 October 2015 so there is still time to donate. HFW will also match the total amount raised meaning that any contribution made will be doubled.
Finally, the biggest heartfelt thanks go to everyone who has sponsored the event. The HFW Piraeus team have been very moved and motivated by the support and generosity that has been shown and are delighted to be able to contribute something positive to what remains a very sad and difficult situation.