Philoptochos is a Greek word which means “friends of the poor” – not only poor in !nancial resources, but also the poor in spirit, the poor in health, the poor in companionship, and the poor in emotional stability. The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, is the women’s philanthropic society of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Canada. The mission of the Society shall be:
We strive to do this through regular Church-wide community service projects and other events. These activities have included the following: Fellowship Luncheons, outreach to local hospitals, shelters and food banks and supporting our community youth programs.