Ministry Leadership

Effie Lasoff


Our name “Philoptochos” means “friends of the poor”. For over 80 years, we have been the philanthropic heart of the Greek Orthodox Church of America. Philoptochos exemplifies Christian stewardship, visiting and caring for the sick and elderly, providing for the poor and needy, reaching out to heal infirmities of our changing society, and giving moral support to families torn apart. these are only a few examples of our Christian ministry of love.

Local Ministries

Join Us – Touching someone’s life is as easy as sending a card, making a meal, or saving pop tops. We invite you to discover that greater depth of love – a love for others and a greater love for God and His purpose in our lives. You can help in a supportive or active role, whichever fits your schedule. There are many ways to make a difference in people’s lives, but it takes many loving hands to make the difference a reality. Join us and help us make a difference in our community. Your involvement of one hour or one day will help benefit our philanthropic endeavors.

Our Ministries Include:

Prayer Shawl

Share The Light

Ronald McDonald House

Orthodox Christion Fellowship – College Students outreach

School Supplies Drive

Senior Angels

Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets

Social Services

Serve Day

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2024 Philoptochos Annual Membership Form

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Philoptochos Upcoming Events

Saturday - 05/25/2024

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