Ladies Philoptochos Society of Panaghia of Island Park
The Ladies Philoptochos Society of Panaghia of Island Park is part of 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.
Philoptochos Executive Officers
Georgia Papathanasiou, President
Pauline Alexander, 1st Vice President
Mary Makros, 2nd Vice President
Argiro Damiris, Corresponding / Recording Secretary
Georgia Tsougas, Treasurer
Stella Arniotis, Assistant Treasurer