Philoptochos Society

Welcome to the Ladies Philoptochos of Holy Cross Whitestone

Mission Statement

The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society of Holy Cross Whitestone, Inc., is the duly accredited women’s philanthropic society of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The mission of the Society shall be: 

To help the poor, the destitute, the hungry, the aged, the sick, the unemployed, the orphaned, the imprisoned, the widowed, the handicapped, the victims of disasters, to undertake the burial of impoverished persons and to offer assistance to anyone who may need the help of the Church through fund raising efforts; and

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.

The charitable work of the Society shall be performed with discretion, courtesy and kindness. For more information or to join or volunteer please contact the Church Office.

Ladies Philoptohos Executive Board 2022

Effie Andreou – President

Efrosini Zonas – Vice President

Katherine Georgiou – Secretary

Tina Giannioudis – Co-Treasurer

Maria Kavvadias – Co-Treasurer

Olga Fokas – Fundraising

Christina Pappas – Fundraising

Alexandra Frantzis-Tzitziras – Fundraising