Philoptochos

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The Annunciation Chapter is a women’s organization of the parish dedicated to providing aid for the poor and needy and enriching our parish life.

President: Lisa Alsina
Vice President: Jeanie Nenos
Recording Secretary: Elaine Halkias
Corresponding Secretary: Martha Kapetan
Treasurer: Melissa Krinos
Advisor: JoAnn Hartung
Board Members: Vanessa Aviles, Arty Giallourakis, Ellen Karaku, Kathy MacLaury, Cindy Xenick

Our annual $30 membership fee and fund raisers enable us to fill commitments on a local, metropolis and national level. Here is a list of the philanthropic donations we have been blessed to support.

National Level
Academy of Saint Basil
Autism Assistance Fund
Hellenic College Holy Cross School of Theology
International Orthodox Christian Charities
National Sisterhood of Presbyteres Benevolent Fund
Orthodox Christian Fellowship
Social Services
UNICEF

Metropolis Level
Diakonia Center
Clergy Education
Youth and Summer Camps
Philanthropy Fund

Local Level
First Presbyterian Church of Tampa – feeding the hungry
Alpha House
Champions for Children
Christmas Shoe Drive
Dover Elementary – incentive Program
Metropolitan Ministries
Philanthropy Discretionary Fund
Project Mexico
Retreat Curriculum Scholarship
St. John Food Pantry
St. John Stain Glass Project
Zoe for Life