Letter from the President

The past year has been historic and eventful. We faced many challenges, including the ongoing pandemic. I hear and share many of your frustrations, which is why we continue planning for the well-being of our community.

Federation December 2021 Meeting

Please join us for our next meeting where we will also be holding a FOOD BANK DROP OFF during the evening. We ask every organization representative to attend and provide non-perishable, canned, and dry goods. The donated foods will be given to Philabundance and routed to local food banks in the region.

Bicentennial Panama Event – Fashion, Art & Culture

The Consulate General of Panama in Philadelphia invites you on Sunday, November 21st, 2021, from 3:00 to 7:00 pm, to an afternoon enjoying Panamanian fashion music and art at the Mitchell Auditorium in the Bossone Research Enterprise Center, 3140 Market Street in Philadelphia.

Federation November 2021 Meeting

The Federation is holding this month’s meeting at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 229 Powell Ln, Upper Darby, PA 19082, on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at 7:30 pm.

Federation holds its last meeting for 2020-2021

On the 29th of June 2021, the Federation of Hellenic-American Societies of Philadelphia and the Greater Delaware Valley had its last meeting for 2020-2021 at the St. Thomas Greek Orthodox Church in Cherry Hill, NJ.

Welcoming the Federation’s youngest member

The leadership of the Federation of Hellenic American Societies of Philadelphia & Greater Delaware Valley couldn’t be happier to share in the joy of its secretary, Carissa Fafalios, and congratulates her on her adorable new son, Nikolaos.

Federation May 2021 Meeting

The Federation is holding this month’s meeting at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 229 Powell Ln, Upper Darby, PA 19082, on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at 8:00 pm. Your presence and support will be much appreciated.

AHEPA celebrates Greek Bicentennial at Fort Mifflin

AHEPA went to Fort Mifflin on the outskirts of Philadelphia on April 10, 2021, as part of its Greek Bicentennial program. Fort Mifflin has a rare distinction in the annals of American and Greek history. It is one of the only forts in existence that predates the founding of the United States of America.

An Afternoon at Fort Mifflin

The Federation of Hellenic American Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley presents “An Afternoon at Fort Mifflin”. The AHEPA is honoring all police and retired police personnel with the new AHEPA Heroes Medal at Fort Mifflin.

St. Luke Hosts Greek Independence Day Parade

Blue flags waved, and car horns sounded off as the St. Luke Greek Orthodox community in Broomall, PA, rallied around its church to celebrate Greek Independence Day yesterday.

Greek Independence Day: Wreath-laying in Philadelphia

The Greek community celebrated yesterday the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution of 1821 in a ceremony that followed the Greek Flag’s raising and laid a wreath at the Charioteer of Delphi replica statue at the Philadelphia Art Museum.

Η Φιλαδέλφεια των ΗΠΑ τιμά την ελληνική επανάσταση του 1821

O Ελληνισμός των ΗΠΑ δεν θα μπορούσε να μείνει αμέτοχος στον εορτασμό της συμπλήρωσης 200 χρόνων από την επανάσταση του 1821. Μετά από συντονισμένες προσπάθειες της Ομοσπονδίας ελληνικών Σωματείων Φιλαδέλφειας των ΗΠΑ στο ιστορικό κέντρο της πόλης φωταγωγήθηκαν οι τρεις μεγαλύτεροι ουρανοξύστες με τα γαλανόλευκα χρώματα.

A Proclamation on Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy, 2021

Exactly 200 years ago, inspired by the same ideals of liberty, self-governance, and passionate belief in democracy that sparked the American Revolution, the people of Greece declared their independence. Today, the people of the United States join the Greek people in commemorating the creation of the modern Greek state — and celebrating two centuries of enduring friendship between our nations.