October 2018: Support of the renovation project of the historic landmark, the Hellenic Foundation, which was founded in 1932, and is situated in the Cité Internationale Universitaire of Paris.
The Daughters of Penelope Paris supported the campaign “A room in your name” and partly financed the renovation of a student room. The restoration of this building has an architectural and cultural importance. The Hellenic Foundation is an architectural sightseeing venue located in Paris’s Cité Internationale.
February 2019: Professor’s George Dertilis Conference
“War and Peace, Greece and Turkey: Pax Britannica (19th century) and Pax Americana (20th century)”, held at the Cercle Suèdois in Paris.
May 2020: Donation to the Saskatoon French School (Canada) for the purchase of school books for classroom libraries.
Philanthropic accomplishments during the COVID-19 pandemic:
May 2020: Donation of linens to the Hellenic Community in Paris in order to make masks.
May 2020: 400 Greek pastries, offered by the traiteur, Mavrommatis, were given to the medical staff of the Emergency Ward and Intensive Care Unit as well as other units of the Robert Debré Hospital in Paris, which is the biggest pediatric hospital in France.
May 2020: Organization of an online fundraiser whereby donations received were used to purchase 10,000 masks.
June 2020: 200 macarons, offered by Pierre Hermé, were given to the medical staff of the Emergency Ward and Intensive Care Unit of the Robert Debré Hospital in Paris.
July 2020: Daughter of Penelope Paris took the initiative of having the song, SAVING THE WORLD, composed by the artist Monika, to be recorded at the Acropolis in Athens as a tribute to the heroes of Covid-19 and as a way of supporting the Greek healthcare sector (i.e., hospitals and medical centres).
We aim to support the the University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Greece.
*Daughters of Penelope Paris was formerly named AHEPA-SECTION PARIS-PHAETUSE