Posts about charity


Philoptochos Holds Webinar Training for Social Services

The women of Philoptochos are often called for a variety of requests.  Parish families are often in great need but embarrassed to ask for financial help….

Apr 18, 2016
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Can’t Do Nothing    

If the teachers and Grammar Police reading this can get over the double negative of Can’t Do Nothing, I’d like to share a story of something very positive…

Mar 31, 2016

Philoptochos Women in NY Feed the Hungry

Looking into the Eyes of Christ Philoptochos Women from New Rochelle, NY Feed the Hungry As part of the Feeding the Hungry program of National Philoptochos…

Mar 18, 2016
Greek Orthodox Youth and Young Adult Programs

OCF Is Active in the Southeast.

Remembering the North Carolina District Retreat By Gabriella Christy   On the weekend of February 13, as president at North Carolina State University,…

Mar 08, 2016

Philoptochos in Kansas City Are Making a Difference

Corinthians 1 begins with the bestowing of diverse gifts as St. Paul draws on the beauty in the of individual members.  He then builds to a dramatic unity…

Mar 07, 2016

National Philoptochos Joins Efforts with Houston Parish

  25,000 meals to reach their goal It is February 5, 2016, in Houston, TX, the National Board of the Philoptochos Society is on a mission to feed…

Feb 29, 2016

Philoptochos Funds Cutting Edge Technology in Medicine

Raising money for 3-D heart When the local Philoptochos chapter of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Danbury was introduced to Marie Hatcher of Matthew’s…

Feb 24, 2016

Kids ‘n’ Cancer, Camp Agape Philoptochos Ministry

“Whoever receives one little child like this in My name receives Me.” Matthew 18:5 Metropolis Philoptochos hosts camps for children with cancer Every…

Feb 22, 2016
The Sounding

Wealth, Greed, and the American Gospel

When Martin Shkreli, American Entrepreneur and Pharmaceutical Executive, recently acquired the rights to a drug used to fight AIDS and increased its price…

Feb 19, 2016
Orthodox Seminary News

Liturgy on the Streets: ‘Commandments’

Christ’s love for us all is something we can encounter not just on Sundays at the Divine Liturgy, but anytime and anywhere, like this story from the…

Feb 09, 2016