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Commitment Program

  

NATIONAL PHILOPTOCHOS SOCIETY

COMMITMENTS/PROGRAMS

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MONTH
COMMITMENTS / PROGRAMS
AMOUNT 
JANUARY
Vasilopita
To benefit Saint Basil Academy
Amount: 
All proceeds from Chapter Vasilopita Events
JANUARY
Social Services
Cancer Fund
Provides outreach, support and financial
assistance to those in need
Social Services Amount:  $350
Cancer Fund Suggested
Amount:  $250
JANUARY
Stewardship
Amount:
$15.00 Per Member
FEBRURAY
  Autism Assistance Fund
Heightens awarness of Autism with
assistance and support
 
Amount:
Determined by Chapter
 FEBRUARY
Saint Photios Shrine
Provides assistance to perserve the Saint Photios National Shrine
Amount:
Determined by Chapter
MARCH 
Orthodox Christian Mission Center
Support A Mission Priest
(OCMC/SAMP)
Provides financial support to missionary priests
and teams
OCMC Amount:
Determined by Chapter
SAMP Amount:
Determined by Chapter
MARCH
 
Hellenic College Holy Cross Lenten Event
Veneration of the Holy Cross
Proceeds provide for Hellenic College Holy Cross operational expenses
Amount:
Proceeds of
Lenten Meal
APRIL
Sisterhood of Saint Basil Academy
Provides for the physical needs of the children of
Saint Basil Academy as wel as graduation costs, awards and gifts
Amount:
Determined by Chapter
APRIL
International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC)
Provides food, shelter and economic self-sufficiency
to those in need
Amount:
Determined by Chapter
MAY/JUNE 
75TH Anniversary Founders Fund
Provides support to older adults and their families as well as long term care facilities serving the aging Greek Orthodox population in the US
Amount:
Determined by Chapter
MAY/JUNE
 Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF)
Provides Orthodox Christian support to college students on campuses in the US
Amount:
Determined by Chapter
SEPTEMBER
 
Hellenic College Holy Cross Scholarship Fund
Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Provides tutition scholarships to worthy students
Amount:
Determined by Chapter
SEPTEMBER 
Retired Clergy and Widowed Presvyteres Benevolent Fund (RCP)
Provides financial support to retired clergy and widowed presbyteras
Amount:
Determined by Chapter
 OCTOBER
National Philoptochos Emergency Fund
Enables Philoptochos to respond immediately to
national or international disasters
Amount:
Determined by Chapter
NOVEMBER
 
ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE
Feast Day of Saints Cosmas and Damianos
Benefits the philanthropic programs and charities of the Ecumenical Patriarchate
  Amount:
Tray Collection
plus $100 from Chapter Treasury
 NOVEMBER
Archdiocesan Presbyters Council and
National Sisterhood of Presvyteres
Joint Benevolent Fund
Provides short-term support for clergy and their families in a time of crisis
Amount:
Determined by Chapter
DECEMBER
United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
Benefits the
United Nations Children's Emergency Fund
Amount:
Determined by Chapter
 DECEMBER
General Medical Fund
Provides financial recources for individuals in need of assistance not specifically covered by other restricted National Funds or Programs
Amount:
Determined by Chapter