This holiday season, a leading group of Greek-American youth did their part by donating $12,500 to the children of St. Basil’s Academy in Garrison, New York.
The Sons of Pericles and their sister organization — Maids of Athena — collaborated to raise funds for the academy, which feeds, houses and educates orphans.
“We work each year to have a significant impact in our community,” President Gregory Vourloumis said. “It’s always an honor to be able to give back and to serve; but to meet the children of St. Basil’s and to see their bright smiles during the Christmas holiday is a gift unto itself.”
The Sons will continue their service work by raising funds for Smile of the Child, an Athens-based non-profit organization aiding child victims of domestic violence, abuse, poverty and similar issues.
The organization will raise funds leading up to its national convention in July in Chicago, Illinois.
Will you Support The Pappas Post for as little as the cost of a cup of coffee per month?
Is The Pappas Post worth $5 a month for all of the content you read? On any given month, we publish dozens of articles that educate, inform, entertain, inspire and enrich thousands who read The Pappas Post. I’m asking those who frequent the site to chip in and help keep the quality of our content high — and free. Visit our Patreon page and start your monthly support today.