Mission Statement

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;

  • 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.



President                                  Karen Vestakis

Vice President                           Mary Coromelas

Recording secretary                   Marcina Hadjis

Correspondence Secretary          Kathy Lemonides

Treasurer                                  Ioanna Alexopoulos

Treasurer                                  Vassiliki Bouras

Advisor                                     Kara Egger

Board Member                           Kathy Efthimiou

Board Member                           Fay Ikosipentarhos

Board Member                           Eleni Melandrinos

Board Member                           Leanda Stavros



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