People Helping People


People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.

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Santa Fe, Texas - February 2024

Santa Fe, Texas, FOE #3789 hosted the 38th Annual Cockroach Festival and BBQ Cookoff. The festivities included a dunking booth, bounce house, BBQ cookoff, live auction, live music, concessions, vendors, cake/plant wheel, raffles, and cockroach races! People came out and spent time enjoying all of the festivities. Many Eagles members also showed up and volunteered their time. They raised over $15,000 for the Aerie and to help fund the Auxillary’s scholarship program.


Chillicothe, Ohio - February 2024

Chillicothe, Ohio Eagles #600 hosted the Chillicothe/Ross County Chamber of Commerce Monthly Business after Business networking event January 17. Roughly 150 business leaders and their employees attended, at which time Aerie #600 presented seven $5,000 checks to various 501(c)3 charitable organizations which included the following: Ross County Special Olympics, Honor Flights, Chillicothe Art League, St Judes Children's Research, First Capital Enterprises, Ross County Senior Citizens Center, and the Child Protection Center.


Crystal Beach, Texas - November 2023

Members, Families, and Patriotic supporters pre-purchased BBQ lunches for our Veterans on the Bolivar Peninsula Saturday. Eagle Aerie members used 4 BBQ pits to smoke 61 racks of Ribs for over 200 BBQ plates that were served and enjoyed by Veterans, Family, and Friends. Joining the celebration was Texas State Worthy President and Veteran, Les Fullingim from Aerie #3864 in Paris, Texas.


Glendale, Arizona - November 2023

The Glendale Eagles provided a free turkey dinner to anyone who came through the door. They served about 400 plates and also provided food for two firehouses and and entire shift at a local hospital. The Glendale Eagles Aerie and Auxiliary members came together with friends and family to make this happen and partnered with a local charity Labor Community Services, Los Angeles to make 300 boxes of non-perishable food items available for anyone in need.