Welcome to the Metropolis of New Jersey Philoptochos
The Metropolis of New Jersey Philoptochos Society is one of 9 Metropolis Philoptochos Societies that fall under the umbrella of the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society. The Metropolis of New Jersey encompasses the states of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey and the Southeast Region of Pennsylvania. The Board of Directors of the Metropolis of New Jersey Philoptochos consists of members representing each state in the Metropolis. The Metropolis of New Jersey Philoptochos has 48 individual chapters in Greek Orthodox parishes across the Metropolis. It offers support and guidance to the individual chapters through conventions, meetings and chapter visits and also serves as their liaison to the National Philoptochos.
The mission of the Metropolis of New Jersey Philoptochos is to respond to the needs and crises across the Metropolis through social service and philanthropic outreach. Assistance can be to individuals, families, or areas in need as a result of natural disasters. Examples of assistance are for medical expenses, funerals, rent and utilities and food insecurity. The Metropolis Philoptochos is able to provide assistance across the regions of the Metropolis through the fundraising efforts of our individual chapters and their yearly commitments.
The Metropolis of New Jersey Philoptochos also supports the philanthropic initiatives of the National Philoptochos.