Ladies Philoptochos Society
Philoptochos: Greek for "friend of the poor"
There are 3 levels of Stewardship and your support in anyway makes a difference to the poor and needy that we serve!
Full Active Member
--- attend meetings, volunteer for charitable works and fundraising
Partial Active Member
----by contributing stewardship, occasionally helping with projects
-----by contributing stewardship towards the work of Philoptochos
To Join Philoptochos - please print this 2018 Stewardship Form
St. Philothea Chapter #5043
2nd Vice President:
Pr. Christine Salzman
Advisor & Past President:
The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, Inc. is the philanthropic arm of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America that has offered 85 years of philanthropy through a multitude of programs that make a difference in the lives of people in the United States and throughout the world. The Society was established in November 1931, by the late Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras I, who was then serving as Archbishop of North and South America.
Philoptochos fulfills its mission to “help the poor, the destitute, the hungry, the aged, the sick, the unemployed, the orphaned, the imprisoned, the widowed, those with disabilities and the victims of disasters through its National and Metropolis Boards and its 26,000 members and more than 400 active chapters, nationwide. Philoptochos responds immediately to needs and crises and its philanthropic outreach extends to each area of the country and throughout the world. In 2015, National Philoptochos distributed $1.74 million in philanthropic aid.