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Press Releases

Loukoumi Honored for Make a Difference with Loukoumi Project with Philoptochos Support

New York, NY –The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society (www.Philoptochos.org) is pleased to announce that their partner in Literacy Awareness, the Make a Difference with Loukoumi project has been selected to be one of ten national winners to receive an award in Washington, D.C. on April 10, at a ceremony to recognize community service.

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Historic Opening

New York, NY - Several hundred Philoptochos members, supporters and friends from across the United States joined His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America and President Aphrodite Skeadas on March 1, 2014 at the Ribbon Cutting and Blessing of the Philoptochos Center of Philanthropy at 126 East 37th Street in New York City. Read more...

Children's Medical Fund Luncheon Awards $136,900 For Children's Health and Research

The Fourteenth National Philoptochos Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon was held Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel with more than 500 attendees 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 Pittsburgh Philoptochos under the high patronage of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America and with the spiritual blessings of His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh. Read more...

Philoptochos Hosts Children's Medical Fund Luncheon

Under the High Patronage of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, and with the spiritual blessings of His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh, the Metropolis of Pittsburgh Philoptochos hosts the Fourteenth National Philoptochos Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon, “Let Us Rejoice and Embrace The Children,” Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Fairmont Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at 11:00 am. Read more...

Philoptochos Opens Their Doors

New York, NY – The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society has successfully relocated to its beautiful, new home at 126 East 37th Street in Manhattan. Please know that although the address has changed, the office telephone and fax numbers remain the same. Read more...

The National Philoptochos Society Donates $20,000 to UNICEF For the End of Child Trafficking and Exploitation in the United States

New York, NY – The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society donated $20,000 to the United States Fund for UNICEF specifically for the elimination of trafficking and exploitation of children in the U.S, the National Board designated this donation and approved it at its recent meeting in Tampa, Florida, January 18 – 19, 2013. Read more...

Archbishop Demetrios of America Affirms the National Philoptochos Board for the 2012-2014 Term of Service

The National Philoptochos Board was honored to join the Holy Eparchial Synod, the Archdiocesan Council and the Archons of our Ecumenical Patriarchate at a special luncheon where New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo publically announced the signing of the detailed documents for the rebuilding of the Church of St. Nicholas at Ground Zero. President Skeadas said “It is the profound desire of the National Board stewards to make a difference, navigate the uncharted waters and, in a display of courageous unity, be a compelling force." Read more...
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