Hellenic Ladies Benevolent Society (HLBS)

Société d’entraide des femmes grecques


 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




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.


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


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




Due to the current COVID-19 circumstances, our Family Christmas Luncheon has been canceled. Public Health measures permitting, a Valentine’s Day Luncheon will be held in its place on February 13, 2022 at 40 Westt Steakhouse & Raw Bar. Tickets purchased for the Christmas Luncheon will be honoured.

Your health and safety are of the utmost importance to us, and we do not want to jeopardize that in any way. We thank you for your understanding and for your unwavering support.

We will keep you posted if anything changes regarding the February date. In the meantime, please feel free to get in touch with us if you have any questions or concerns.

We wish you and your loved ones a Merry Christmas and all the very best in 2022. We look forward to seeing you in the New Year!


The HLBS Board of Directors

Come one! Come all!

Spread the Christmas Cheer!



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

To purchase through e-transfer: luncheon.hlbs@gmail.com


HLBS 52nd Annual


It’s Never Too Late TO PLEDGE

By telephone: (514) 344-1666 

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



Spring 2022





HLBS Centennial Events and Celebrations




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.



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!