Projects and Charities

This year we will be commemorating the 90th Anniversary of the Daughters. Through the love and hard work of our chapter, we are able to give back and donate to many worthwhile charities. Service to humanity and lifting up the plight of our fellow man is the unifying theme of our organization. Listed below are the names of the community service projects, fundraisers, and charities we will sponsor and support this year.

DOP Sponsored Community Outreach Service Projects
Washington Center Christmas Party For Special Needs Children (December)
Christmas Visitation of Community Shut Ins
Shriners Hospital Valentine Day Party For Children
Holy Pascha Visitation of Shut Ins

Church Related Events/Fundraisers
St. George Ice Cram Sunday Social for the AHEPA Service Dog Project (September)
Blood Connection Blood Drives (September and February)
“Pink Sunday” Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation (October)
Magy’s Angel Tree- Foster Child Christmas Adoption (December)
Penelope House Project For Domestic Violence Victims (January)
Daughter’s 90 th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon (February)
Maids of Athena Easter Egg Hunt (April)

Donations to Church and Local Charities
Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Susan B. Komen Race For The Cure
Safe Harbor Domestic Violence Shelter of Greenville
Sheperd’s Gate of Greenville

Memorial Donations In Honor of Deceased Daughter and/or Family Members
Pappas Family
Sheppard Family
Cheros Family
Lily Carras Trakas

National Charities and Obligations
Daughters of Penelope Supreme Convention Ad Book- Chapter Listing
AHEPA Family District 1 Convention Sponsorship Silver Level
Saint Basil Academy
Velouchi Scholarship Fund-Purchase Daughters of Penelope Scholarship Program
AHEPA Service Dog Project For Wounded Warriors
Penelope House Domestic Violence Family Shelter
Limbitless Solutions (artificial limb replacement center, Orlando, Florida)