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Japan Devastation

National Philoptochos Donates $25K To IOCC Aid For Japanese Earthquake Disaster National President Aphrodite Skeadas announces National Philoptochos response to recent devastation in Japan. "As a result of continuous Chapter fundraising efforts, the National Philoptochos Society was financially empowered to immediately respond with aid for the Japanese in the amount of $25,000 from the National Philoptochos Society's National Emergency Fund to the IOCC. The IOCC is coordinating its response with local Orthodox and ecumenical partners in Japan to identify unmet needs that will complement the assistance being rendered by the Japanese and other governments...." Read more...

Paschal Appeal

PASCHAL APPEAL DONATE NOW TO PHILOPTOCHOS CENTER OF PHILANTHROPY: Philoptochos needs your help to realize its goal and establish its Center of Philanthropy! The Center will be more than a home, it will be the center of our social welfare outreach, the center for resources to assist our membership and our Chapters nationwide, the center for young and old to gather to continue the tradition of providing care, support and aid throughout the nation and the world. Read more...

National Philoptochos Achieves New Levels of Giving

National Philoptochos President Aphrodite Skeadas announced 2010 National Philoptochos Convention disbursements of $332, 000 that included funds to the Direct Archdiocesan District and each Metropolis for special medical programs to assist families and children as well as financial assistance to Orthodox Christian senior citizens in need. These disbursements bring the total disbursements for the period of January 1 – July 4, 2010.to $937,958, achieving new levels of giving by the organization and the Chapters. National Philoptochos also disbursed $2,834,861 for the two year period from January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2009, again reaching new levels of giving. Read more...

IOCC and Philoptochos Help Ethiopian Children

National Philoptochos partners with IOCC which offers humanitarian support wherever and whenever needed throughout the world. Programs provide monetary, medical and educational assistance. A major IOCC effort is being undertaken in Ethiopia to help children prevent and treat a debilitating disease called podoconiosis. Read more...

National Philoptochos Supports 2010 OCF Trip to the Patriarchate

The National Philoptochos Society provided support for the second year in its partnership with the Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) for the Real Break Program in Constantinople from March 13 – 20, 2010. Read more...

Over 500 Attend Children's Medical Fund Luncheon Over $184,000 Awarded

The Twelfth National Philoptochos Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon, was held on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009 at the Boca Raton Resort in Boca Raton, Fla. with over 500 people in attendance from throughout the United States. The event entitled “Let Us Rejoice and Embrace the Children,” was organized by the National Philoptochos and the Metropolis of Atlanta Philoptochos under the high patronage of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America and with the spiritual blessings of His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta. At the luncheon, National Philoptochos President Aphrodite Skeadas presented donations totaling $184,353 to area hospitals and programs. To see full Press Release click on --> Read more...

National President Aphrodite Skeadas Offers Reflections - An Orthodox Odyssey

National President Aphrodite Skeadas describes the unique spiritural journey as a participant in The 2009 Archon Pilgrimage: "Unknown expectations, important concerns and meaningful dreams were the precursor to the historic Archon Pilgrimage to Cappadocia, Holy Land and Mount Sinai. What evolved were relevant understandings, exquisite natural beauty and enhanced relationships." Read more...
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