Philoptochos

Executive Committe

Elpis Makary, President

Pauline Manos, Vice President

Eleni Belisonzi, Secretary

Evangelia Manos, Recording Secretary

Pauline Manos, coresponding Secretary

Jenny Kravaris, Membership Committee

Board Members

Angela Athanasoulas

Alexandra Mavridis

Penny Sarkioglou

Eleni Zidros

Eftihia Parsalidis

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 is as follows:

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;

To promote participation in the activities of the Greek Orthodox community, with the cooperation of the Parish Priest and the Parish Council.

The charitable work of the Society shall be performed with discretion, courtesy and kindness

The St. George Cathedral chapter of Philoptochos is named "Ai Myrophoroi". For additional information on the charitable work of Philoptochos, please visit website at http://www.philoptochos.org/