Great Things Happen When We Work Together

Giving back to your community and those in need is at the heart of what it means to be a Hellene.

Discover Hellenism
Through Volunteerism

Greek Roots, a Canadian nonprofit organization, empowers youth to become the next generation of leaders through community volunteerism, mentorship and Hellenic cultural experiences.

Our vision is a world where the values of Hellenism are embraced by young people while preserving and celebrating Greek culture in communities across Canada.

Our programs are youth-led and inclusive, welcoming all youth, ages 13-29. They focus on building social and leadership skills that can shape the trajectory of their futures.

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Philanthropy, derived from the Greek word “Φιλανθρωπία”, means “love of humanity” and was an important part of ancient Greek culture. 

Our volunteer programs are guided by the following six pillars, each reflecting our commitment to making a positive impact in our communities and ensuring that every action we take is rooted in the spirit of true philanthropy.

Show compassion for our elders

Build respect for our environment

Honour your faith

Care for those in need

Share your knowledge

Celebrate our Greek culture

Connect with


Connect with

your community

Gain valuable


Make a


Make a Difference –
Volunteer With Greek Roots

If you’re between the ages of 13 and 29, we invite you on a meaningful journey to discover Hellenism and to learn more about Greece and Greek Culture. Volunteering with Greek Roots is an excellent way to build essential leadership and social skills that will leave a lasting mark on your future and your community.

Ignite the Future –
Become a Mentor

If you are ready to make a positive impact and become a part of our dedicated team of mentors, we invite you to take the first step by signing up below. It’s your chance to give back to your community and actively participate in developing the next generation of proud Hellenes and PhilHellenes.

Empower Tomorrow’s Leaders With Your Donation

Your generous donation ensures that we can continue to provide essential leadership training, mentorship programs and cultural experiences to youth in your community, empowering these young minds to thrive.

Connect Your Brand To Our Mission

Partner with us to align your business with our powerful mission: shaping the future leaders of our vibrant communities. By supporting Greek Roots, you empower the next generation of Hellenes and Philhellenes, showcasing their leadership potential and contributing to the growth and development of your community. 


“What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.”

– Aristotle