Hellenic Ladies Benevolent Society (HLBS)

Société d’entraide des femmes grecques

DON’T GIVE UP    YOU ARE NOT ALONE     YOU MATTER TO US

 During this unprecedented crisis due to the COVID – 19 pandemic, the Hellenic Ladies Benevolent Society is able to provide help to low-income families in our community.

Please call the Help Line at 514-344-1666

We are here to help!

Crisis Intervention

Emergency assistance for food, rent, clothing, furniture, utilities, medical expenses, emergency relief throughout the year, etc.

Community Services

Summer camps for underprivileged and special needs children; Educational assistance and tools

Compassionate Aid

Supplementary assistance at Christmas and Easter, burial plots and expenses

You make it happen!

Who We Are

The Hellenic Ladies Benevolent Society is an autonomous, chartered, non-profit organization that came into existence in Montreal on November 25th, 1922. The mandate of this body, the first of its kind in North America, is to help the needy within the Hellenic community of Greater Montreal.

Upcoming Events

2020-2021

MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL (September 2020)

RADIOTHON “MARATHON AGAPI” (November 14, 2020)

BURSARY APPLICATION (Deadline: December 1, 2020)

ILIOS GALA (October 8, 2021)

CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON (December 2021)

COOKBOOK LAUNCH (2021)

 

Programs


Welfare Program

The Welfare Program has been providing assistance and support to the Hellenic community’s less fortunate in the Greater Montreal area since 1922. READ MORE

Summer Camp Program

The aim of the HLBS Camp Program is to assist children who do not have the financial means to participate in extracurricular activities in day and sleep-away summer and winter camps. READ MORE

Educational Assistance Program

Through this program, we assist families with school supplies, school supervision fees, lunch fees, uniforms, tutoring, fees for extra-curricular activities, computers, etc. The assistance provided helps to ensure a positive, successful school year for the child. READ MORE

Bursary Program

Deadline to Apply: December 1, 2020

Through this program, eligible youth of Hellenic descent are provided with financial assistance to pursue their post-secondary academic education, vocational studies, sports training, or training in the Creative/Performing Arts.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

To confirm that we have received your application, please email us at bursary.hlbs2@gmail.com

Thank you.

HBLS Annual Fundraising Events:

Radiothon “Marathon Agapi”

Christmas Luncheon

Ilios Gala

 

Donors, Sponsors and Patrons

We acknowledge and thank all our donors, sponsors and patrons for their continued support and generosity.

We applaud you and thank you for heartwarming devotion!