NBA Star Peja Stojakovic Helps Greece
Thursday, May 08, 2008All star basketball player Peja Stojakovic of the NBA's New Orleans Hornets is partnering with International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) to provide mobility assistance to more than 160 disabled people in Thessaloniki, Greece. More than $200,000 in wheelchairs, including sports wheelchairs for disabled athletes, and other mobility devices and therapeutic equipment will be distributed in Thessaloniki from May 12 - 16, 2008. Stojakovic has previously partnered with IOCC to provide medical assistance and clothing to children in Serbia and Montenegro. The project in Greece brings the value of assistance provided by the Peja Stojakovic Children's Foundation in partnership with IOCC to more than $1 million.