GasLog announcement it will make a donation to the Lyreion orphanage which was damaged in the recent Attica wildfires which claimed the lives of 93 people.
A company announcement reads:
GasLog Ltd. (“GasLog”) (NYSE:GLOG), the international owner, operator and manager of LNG carriers, wishes to express its profound sadness and extend its sincere condolences to the those people affected by the recent wildfires near Athens, which resulted in significant loss of life, human suffering, the devastation of a community and the destruction of forest and wildlife.
Further to the tragic events, GasLog will make a €500,000 donation to the Lyreion orphanage (“the Lyreion”), which is located on the outskirts of Mati. The orphanage suffered severe fire damage to its main buildings and property during the wildfires, including to vehicles which are used to transport children to and from school and farm the land. GasLog will purchase replacement vehicles directly, up to a total of €500,000, and donate them to the Lyreion.
The Lyreion is a non-profit charitable foundation founded in 1967, funded by private donations and administratively controlled by the Greek church. The foundation provides a home for orphaned children, raising them to adulthood and helping them integrate into society in order to achieve their full potential.
Paul Wogan, Chief Executive Officer of GasLog, stated, “On behalf of the Board, management and employees of GasLog, and as a Company operating out of Greece, I would like to extend our deepest sympathies to all those who have been impacted by this tragedy, as well as our support for the local community at this difficult time. We hope the Company’s donation to the Lyreion will in some small way help mitigate the impact of the disaster on the children and assist the foundation in carrying on their admirable work.”