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The AHEPA Charitable Foundation is part of the AHEPA Foundation, Inc. — a 501(c)(3) entity of the AHEPA which was created to accept 100 percent tax deductible donations for charitable projects. The AHEPA Foundation, Inc. is accepting donations to help with humanitarian relief efforts, national projects, and more.  The Charitable Fund also collects monies for use by our Emergency Fund, and all of AHEPA’s Philanthropic endeavors. Thank you for your generous contribution.

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2018 Greece Wildfire Relief Fund

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On Monday, July 23 2018 a wildfire outside of Athens, Greece erupted, claiming dozens of lives.

Many have lost their homes, valuables, and are in need of medical assistance. The Order of AHEPA is making monetary donations to those in need of relief as a consequence from this tragedy.

Cooley’s Anemia, also known as Thalassemia, is a fatal genetic blood disorder which affects people of Mediterranean descent. Today, in order to survive, children must receive blood transfusions every two weeks and receive painful drug injections via an infusion pump every night of their lives. For decades the AHEPA Cooley’s Anemia Foundation has been working on a three-pronged attack to fight this fatal disorder. Funds have been raised to conduct screenings, to print and distribute educational materials and to support the research of leading hematologists and geneticists in the country. Please help us save these children!

In 1990, members of the Coral Gables Chapter No. 490 were asked to donate a small test tube of blood to see if they would match the son of one of the members who was in need of a bone marrow transplant. It quickly became obvious that an even greater need existed and the AHEPA Bone Marrow Donor Registry was incorporated. The AHEPA Bone Marrow Donor Registry educates and recruits new potential bone marrow donors. It also coordinates the entire search process both nationally and internationally for patients in need of an unrelated donor.

The only House of Worship destroyed on September 11 was Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church.

The effort to rebuild Saint Nicholas was mired in bureaucracy. AHEPA’s “Cut the Red Tape!” campaign proved effective in helping to budge the bureaucracy of the New York/New Jersey Port Authority to allow for the construction of Saint Nicholas at World Trade Center.

Now the time has come to build the Saint Nicholas National Shrine & Greek Orthodox Church at World Trade Center.  AHEPA and its affiliated organizations, the Daughters of Penelope, Sons of Pericles, and Maids of Athena, have launched a capital campaign with an ambitious goal of raising $1 million.  Help us meet our goal!

The AHEPA National Educational Foundation offers college scholarships to a wide variety of students, including traditional and non-traditional students; seminarians, including those entering Holy Cross Greek School of Theology; and high school seniors, college and post-graduate students who are looking to become tomorrow’s leaders. Donations also go to preserve Hellenic or Classical Studies programs at the University level, and to fund educational programs such as “Journey to Greece” and Washington Internships have been sponsored by the Foundation. 

The AHEPA Charitable Foundation is part of the AHEPA Foundation, Inc. — a 501(c)(3) entity of the AHEPA which was created to accept 100 percent tax deductible donations for charitable projects. The AHEPA Foundation, Inc. is accepting donations to help with humanitarian relief efforts, national projects, and more.  The Charitable Fund also collects monies for use by our Emergency Fund, and all of AHEPA’s Philanthropic endeavors. Thank you for your generous contribution.

The athlete has a very special place in Greek history and culture and, with AHEPA, so it remains. AHEPA Athletics plays a significant role in our fraternity’s on going mission to promote excellence. A variety of athletic events are conducting across the AHEPA domain.  Golf Tournaments both on the local and national level are attended by thousands of members and guests. The annual Dr. Monthe Kofos Tournament brings golfers from all over the world to compete. Let’s not forget to mention our bowling leagues and championships, basketball, softball and many other athletic competitive events…even a TAVLI tournament now again!

The Order has always taken enormous pride in the achievements of the Greek American athlete, going back to the heyday of world class wrestler Jim Londos. AHEPA’s Harry Agganis Award was established in 1955, in memory of the great all-American who died in his prime. Agganis honorees have included: in football, Detroit Lion Alex Karras; in basketball, Boston Celtic Lou Tsiropoulos; and in baseball, Baltimore Oriole Milt Pappas, among recent recipients are Olympic diver Greg Louganis and University of Georgia football coach and All-American Mike Castronis.  AHEPA also recognizes outstanding professional and amateur women in athletics.

Annually the AHEPA Athletics Committee awards thousands of dollars in scholarships at the AHEPA Convention.

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