Daughters of Penelope

The Daughters of Penelope is the women's affiliate organization of the AHEPA Family with headquarters in Washington, D.C. It was founded in 1929 in San Francisco, California by Alexandra Apostolides Sonenfeld who desired to create a woman, s organization. Today, the Daughters of Penelope is a leader in philanthropic, educational and cultural activities with local chapters in the United States, Canada and Greece.

The objectives of the Daughters of Penelope are to promote Hellenism, Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, and Family & Individual Excellence. The Daughters of Penelope encourages and promotes loyalty to the country in which they live; cultivates the ideals and traditions of Hellenism; promotes opportunities of education; and promotes the spirit of cooperation and works closely and in harmony with the whole AHEPA Family - AHEPA, Daughters of Penelope, Maids of Athena and Sons of Pericles. The Daughters of Penelope is non-partisan and non-denominational.

The Daughters of Penelope is a non-profit organization open to all Christian women ages 21 and older of good moral character. For more information or if you are interested in becoming a Daughter, please see Katie Pat Bowman, Dina Kaffes, Kathy Dimataris, Johanna Pappas or any member of the Daughters of Penelope.