Some of the Places and People Whom We Have Helped:

  • Distributed grocery gift cards to 2 families in need 
  • Provided a cash gift to four different local families in need 
  • Gave food to a local family in need 
  • Provided assembled emergency school kits to the International Orthodox Christian Charities Take action program  
  • Purchased and distributed large print and giant bibles to elderly in retirement communities, assisted living and nursing homes 
  • Gave a donation to an Ukrainian orphanage home 

In addition, our church has provided support through the Parish Council to the following:  

  • Confidence Pregnancy Clinic in Salinas 
  • Monterey County Food Bank 
  • Ladies I-Help Program 
  • The Life Giving Spring Orthodox Monastery in Dunlap, CA 
  • A Hollister family in need 
  • An ill parishioner in need 
  • “Theotokos” Girls orphanage in Bakeswar, Kolkata India 
  • Philoptochos Ukrainian Relief Fund 

These are all to complement the many other projects of helping the needy through the Philoptochos chapter which you can explore here.


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