Charles Vernon Vickrey joined the committee that would become Near East Relief as an early member in 1915. As General Secretary, Vickrey oversaw Near East Relief’s groundbreaking promotional campaigns.
Month: October 2015
They Shall Not Perish: A Near East Relief Curriculum Guide
The Near East Relief Historical Society is proud to announce the release of They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief, a new Near East Relief curriculum guide!
Syra: The Island Orphanage
In 1923, Greece agreed to accept more than 16,000 Near East Relief orphans after the evacuation from Turkey. Many of those orphans built a new home (literally) on the beautiful island of Syra.