The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, Inc. is the philanthropic arm of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America that has offered eighty years of philanthropy through a multitude of programs that make a difference in the lives of people in the United States and throughout the world.  The Society was established in November 1931, by the late Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras I, who was then serving as Archbishop of North and South America.

Philoptochos fulfills its mission to “help the poor, the destitute, the hungry, the aged, the sick, the unemployed, the orphaned, the imprisoned, the widowed, those with disabilities and the victims of disasters through its National and Metropolis Boards and its 485 Chapters and 27,500 members nationwide. More about the Philoptochos ministry…

Contact Person:  Pat Nassos


Athie Koulogeorge Panarites Philoptochos Scholarship

Stewards in good standing that are planning to attend Orthodox Christian religious education studies or to attend Orthodox Christian religious camps (undergraduate/graduate or higher studies, including camps Ionian Village, Fanari etc.)