HARRISBURG, PA – AHEPA Chapter #64 of Harrisburg continues its charitable efforts this holiday season with 220 turkeys distributed to 12 locations that feed those in need.
Chapter #64’s Dr. Michael Billys, Chaplain, Membership Committee Chairman, and District Marshal for Power District #4 of Pennsylvania, shared the story with The National Herald and thanked all who have contributed to this endeavor to help feed needy souls in the Harrisburg-Carlisle areas of Pennsylvania.
President Billy Kaldes, who spearheaded the effort, said this was all accomplished by the total cooperation of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Camp Hill, PA and the entire community.
Along with President Kaldes, brothers Nick C. Mallios, John Sempeles, Eric Solomon, Hao Truong, and Paul Zozos helped distribute the turkeys to the various locations on December 8. This humanitarian effort marked the occasion of the feast day of St. Nicholas (December 6th) who is commemorate for his giving character during the Christmas season and the celebration of the birth of Christ.
Contributions totaled $3,101 which was used to purchase the 220 turkeys.