Irene Kehayas Drakopoulos
A tireless networker and champion of GCF’s mission, Irene has been a volunteer since 1992. She has successfully garnered the support of the Greek-American community in central New Jersey by promoting GCF activities and accomplishments. Furthermore, Irene has diligently worked on all GCF fundraisers over the last 19 years. Irene was on the team of GCF volunteers that organized the 1997 Concert of Hope at Madison Square Garden in NYC and the Telethon of Hope in February 1999. Irene planned various GCF dinner dances and served as Master of Ceremonies. She has also organized numerous fundraisers at her church parish St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Piscataway, NJ – GOYA, YAL , FOCUS Groups – with proceeds going to GCF. Irene co-chaired the 1st Annual Achilles “Archie” Mavromatis Memorial Gold Classic. Most recently, she served as co-chair of the 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th Annual Greek Night at Shea and Citi Field events and provided invaluable assistance with GCF’s 25th Anniversary Christmas Reception.
From Irene: “I volunteer for the Greek Children’s Fund to help make a difference in the quality of life for families who face life-threatening illnesses. Being involved in GCF for over 19 years has been inspirational and life-changing. Congratulations to the GCF for all their support to the community for 25 years!”