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 COVID – 19 pandemic, as well as at any other time, qualifying families and individuals in our community can count on the HLBS for assistance.

Please call the Help Line in total confidence that your privacy will be respected.

CALL 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

Thank you to all our wonderful

SPONSORS,

PATRONS, DONORS,

MEMBERS & VOLUNTEERS

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 those in need within the Hellenic community in the Greater Montreal Area.

1922- 2022

~100 years of service to the community~

We invite you to help us celebrate a century of hard-working and dedicated Hellenic Ladies and all that they have accomplished for our community. Help us usher in the start of the next 100 years! Stay tuned for special events, activities and fundraisers.

Programs


Community Assistance Program

The Community Assistance Program has been providing emergency funds to those in need in the Hellenic community 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

4 Bursaries of $2,000 each

APPLY NOW!

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.

FOR MORE INFORMATION and TO APPLY, please email us at bursary.hlbs2@gmail.com

Annual HLBS Fundraisers 

Ilios Gala / Ilios Soirée

Radiothon “Marathon Agapi”

Christmas Luncheon

UPCOMING EVENTS 2021-2022

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Come one! Come all!

Spread the Christmas Cheer!

HLBS

FAMILY CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON

40 Westt Steakhouse & Bar

2305 Transcanadienne Aut.

Pointe Claire, H9R 5Z5

Sunday, December 19th, 2021

at 12:30 PM

Tickets on Sale Now 

RSVP 514-344-1666

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HLBS 52nd Annual

RADIOTHON “MARATHON AGAPI”

It’s Never Too Late TO PLEDGE

By telephone: (514) 344-1666 

By Interac e-transfer: marathon.hlbs@gmail.com

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MEMBERSHIP EVENT

Spring 2022

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LEGACY COOKBOOK LAUNCH

(TBA-2022)

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HLBS Centennial Events and Celebrations

(TBA-2022)

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Donors, Sponsors and Patrons

We acknowledge and thank you, our donors, sponsors and patrons, for your heartwarming devotion to the mission of the HLBS, and for advancing its cause through your continued support and generosity.

Your donation makes a difference in people’s lives.

 

Membership

To all the wonderful HLBS members, THANK YOU!

Thank you for always supporting the HLBS’ mission in whatever capacity you are able to – your time, your donations, your participation in HLBS events, your word of mouth, your ideas, your membership! In 2022, as we celebrate the HLBS’ 100th birthday, we will be celebrating YOU as well because you are an integral part of its existence! We thank you and look forward to doing many more great deeds together!