Philoptochos:

Philanthropy, Fellowship, Faith in Action - Our Mission

"To aid 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 the impoverished person and to offer assistance to anyone who may need the help of the Church..."

Visit our National Philoptochos website for more information!

For more information or questions about our local chapter, contact Vivian Kaporales.

 

 


Calendar of Events

Check back often. We are always adding more events and details!

December

Love Thy Neighbor - First Responders & Visiting Angels - We'll show our appreciation and spread some love delivering our Sweet Treats.

December 1

Fellowship at Taft's Brewporium - Trivia Night at Taft's Brewpourium, 4831 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45232. Join in the fun, and don't forget your thinking cap! 

December 5

St Nicholas Refreshments - We hope you and your family will join us for this special vesper service honoring the patron saint of our beloved parish. A fellowship reception will follow, hosted by Philoptochos. As such, please bring a meatless dish to share. Please sign here up to bring a dish to share. Contact Lilly Kyrios for more information.

December 6-8, 9am

Sweet Treats Packaging and Set-up...sooo Many Are Hands Needed. Any time you can spare, we'll take it, even if it's just an hour! Come when you can, and leave when you need to. All are welcome. We thank you for any time you can offer!

December 9, 9am-6pm & December 10, 9am-4pm

Sweet Treats Bake Sale - Come help with order pick-up so you can see our patrons' happy faces! It's a very orderly and enjoyable experience. Sign up for a time slot to volunteer.

January

Love Thy Neighbor - City Gospel Mission - In addition to serving meals every other month, we'll be collecting good. Check back for more information. Anyone interested in chairing or assisting with a LTN activity, please contact Stef Diaz or Vivian Kaporales

January 10

City Gospel Mission WE NEED SERVERS! Sign ups available through May - You do not need to be in Philoptochos to volunteer! If you cook, you can stay and help serve or manage the oven if you're available. After serving the meal, it is encouraged that we sit down and join in for dinner if you wish. Dates, times and location available on Signup Genius.

January 15, after Divine Liturgy
Vasilopita Sale & Breakfast
January 22, 3:30pm
Theophany Party at Fillo Greek Bake Shop
January 28, 12:30pm

Shower for Presvytera Elyse

February

Love Thy Neighbor - Freestore Foodbank We'll be volunteering to assemble Power Packs, Senior Food Boxes or Emergency Food Boxes. Check back for more information.

March 14

City Gospel Mission WE NEED SERVERS! available through - You do not need to be in Philoptochos to volunteer! If you cook, you can stay and help serve or manage the oven if you're available. After serving the meal, it is encouraged that we sit down and join in for dinner if you wish. Dates, times and location available on Signup Genius.

April 9

City Gospel Mission WE NEED SERVERS! available through - You do not need to be in Philoptochos to volunteer! If you cook, you can stay and help serve or manage the oven if you're available. After serving the meal, it is encouraged that we sit down and join in for dinner if you wish. Dates, times and location available on Signup Genius.

 


Helping our Communities

Philoptochos strives to help near and far. From hurricanes in Louisiana, earthquakes in Haiti to international COVID Vaccine distributions, check out the impact our National Philoptochos makes each month.

DONATE HERE: National Philoptochos Ukraine Relief Fund


Love Thy Neighbor 2022

Our local effort each month to make a difference. Each month is inspired by a passion of one of our members.


Additional Local Non-Profits: Bethany House, Boys and Girls Club, City Gospel Mission, JobsPLUS, Mount Healthy Schools, Crayons to Computer, Dress for Success, G.O.Y.A., Philoptochos Visiting Angels

National and International Non-Profits: Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund, Alzheimer's Association, Church Women United, Bessie Pappas, Children's Charities, Children's Medical Fund, Ecumenical Patriarchate, Hellenic College Holy Cross Seminary, International Orthodox Christian Charities, Metropolis of Detroit Summer Camps, Metropolis of Detroit Scholarship Fund, National Philoptochos Emergency Fund, N.A.M.I., Orthodox Christian Fellowship, Retired Clergy Benevolent Fund, St. Basil's Academy, St. Photio's National Shrine, St. Spyridon Fund, Support a Mission Priest, UNICEF and many more!