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As the duly accredited women's philanthropic society of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, the purpose of Philoptochos is fourfold: 

  1. to help the poor, hungry, destitute, aged, sick, unemployed, orphaned, imprisoned, widowed, handicapped, disaster victims and to anyone who may need the help of the Church,
  2. to promote the philanthropic purposes of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America,
  3. to help perpetuate and preserve Orthodox Christian concepts through the Orthodox Christian family and the teachings and Holy Traditions and customs of the Orthodox Faith and
  4. to promote participation in the activities of the local Greek Orthodox parish.  All of the above is to be done with, discretion, courtesy and kindness.


Services provided by Philoptochos

2017 Kick-Off Letter

Philoptochos Flyer

2015 Philoptochos Membership Letter


2015 Philoptochos Commitment Form


Upcoming Events

February 12:  Godparents Sunday  Godparents, godchildren, and their families can worship together during Divine Liturgy.  Bring $5 gift cards to Target and Walmart for the Ozanam's Reward Program.

February 24  6:30pm:  Philoptochos Family Bingo Night at Annunciation Parish Community Center

March 31-April 1:  Philoptochos Ladies Lenten Retreat


Please take a look and see what Ladies Philoptochos accomplishes at a national level.  At this website, you can keep up with the latest National Philoptochos news and events, learn about our National Commitments, humanitarian support we have provided and even purchase Philoptochos jewelry to support our commitments.


For more information about Ladies Philoptochos, please contact:


Joanne Leeper at
Christi Paschang at