Leadership 100 Gifts $100,000 to Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Earthquake Relief Fund
The Executive Committee of Leadership 100 voted unanimously on February 13, 2023 to make a gift of $100,000 to the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Earthquake Relief Fund, a fundraising effort announced by His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America on February 9 to provide humanitarian aid to the victims of the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, according to Demetrios G. Logothetis, Chairman.
Logothetis said, “Leadership 100 has always been ready to support humanitarian efforts in the wake of major disasters in our country and abroad. We feel a special obligation to assist with this historically devastating earthquake in the ancestral homeland of Hellenes and the seat of our Ecumenical Patriarchate.”
Archbishop Elpidophoros said, “In initiating the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Earthquake Relief Fund, the focus of our Archdiocese is to help with both the immediate needs and the longer-term implications of the devastation from the deadly earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. Our Archdiocese will partner with International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) to identify trusted organizations for aid distribution.”
The Archdiocese has set an initial fundraising goal of $500,000.
Donations can be made online at the dedicated webpage for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Earthquake Relief Fund: https://www.goarch.org/earthquake.
Checks may also be sent to:Greek Orthodox Archdiocese 8 E. 79th St. New York, NY 10075 Make checks payable to the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese with a memo notation of “Earthquake Relief Fund.”
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America invites all parishes and faithful to support the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Earthquake Relief Fund.