The mission of Philoptochos is:
- To aid the poor, the destitute, the hungry, the aged, the sick, the unemployed, the orphaned, the imprisoned, the widowed, the handicapped, displaced victims of disasters, to help with the burial of impoverished persons and to offer assistance to anyone who may need the help of the Church through fund raising efforts.
- 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.
Recent Beneficiaries of Philoptochos
Assisted with clothing for displaced family after house-fire
Donated to our local Anchorage Children’s Home
Donated to our Local Panama City Rescue Mission – For Women and Children
Backpack Blessings – fill bags of food weekly for hungry kids at Local Elementary School
Donated to Sleep in Heavenly Peace (building beds for kids that otherwise would sleep on the floor)
Donated to Saint Jude Children’s Hospital
Paper bags for Christmas to fill with canned food donations
Collected clothes for “Save the Closet”
Donated Aid to Ukrainian Invasion Fundraiser for IOCC
Donated to Saint Michael’s Orthodox Assisted Living Home
Donated to Gulf Coast Children’s Advocacy Center (local)