The Stavros Niarchos Foundation has been honored numerous times, recognized for its philanthropic contribution and work supporting thousands of non-profit organizations, by such organizations as the Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa, the Queens Library Foundation, the Hellenic Initiative, the National Herald, and many more. Moreover below you can find information regarding the Annual Stavros Niarchos Foundation “Philotimo” Award, awarded during the Annual Washington Oxi Day Foundation Gala taking place every year in Washington DC. The award was created to recognize extraordinary acts of “philotimo” performed by everyday Greek citizens, who despite the economic crisis have rallied around others working to maintain social cohesion.