St. Spyridon Philoptochos
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2016 Executive Board Members:President: Jody Athanasiou
Vice President:Helen Ganias
Treasurer: Vicki Helali
Recording Secretary: Theodora Pappas
Corresponding Secretary: Bessie Drakodaidis
Fresh Ideas and New Faces are always welcome! Contact any member of the e-board or the church office to become a member or click the link for a Philoptochos application.
Checks may be made payable to Philoptochos and dropped off at the church office.
Philoptochos Mission Statement"To promote charitable, benevolent and philanthropic outreach to preserve the sanctity of life and family and to perpetuate and promote our Orthodox faith and traditions."
The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, Inc., is the duly accredited women's philanthropic society of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The mission of the Society shall be:
- To aid the poor, the destitute, the hungry, the aged, the sick, the unemployed, the orphaned, the imprisoned, the widowed, the handicapped, the victims of disasters, to undertake the burial of impoverished persons and to offer assistance to anyone who may need the help of the Church through fund raising efforts; and
- To promote the charitable, benevolent, and philanthropic purposes of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, through instructional programs, presentations, lectures, seminars and other educational resources;
- To preserve and perpetuate Orthodox Christian concepts and the Orthodox Christian Family, and through them, to promote the Greek Orthodox Faith and traditions, in accordance with its doctrines, canons, discipline, divine worship, usages and customs;