Service is delivered by instructional programming, presentations, lectures, seminars, and other educational resources. Members voluntarily aid the poor, the destitute, the hungry, the aged, the unemployed, the orphaned, the imprisoned, the widowed, the disabled, the victims of disasters, to undertake burial of impoverished persons, and to offer assistance to anyone who may need the help of the Church through special funds or solicitations on the local level.
The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society is an official philanthropic organization of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, established in November of 1931. Philoptochos is the largest organization of Greek Orthodox women. It supports many charities while spiritually enriching its members through participation.
We’re proud to say that Philoptochos is the second largest women’s philanthropic organization in the United States in terms of money donated to charitable causes.