People Helping People

rss

People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.

Evansville, Indiana - November 2017

Evansville, Indiana - November 2017

The Ladies’ Auxiliaries of Evansville #427 and River City #4023 joined together for a bake sale event to benefit the Weinhandl family. Two-year-old Carlee battles catastrophic epilepsy and cerebral palsy while her father Josh, is recovering from a devastating motorcycle accident. The all-day event included auctions, food trucks, games, cornhole, raffles and 50/50 drawings with live music and more. The event raised more than $5,500 for the family.

Crater Lake, Oregon - November 2017

Crater Lake, Oregon - November 2017

Oregon Junior Past State President and Crater Lake Aerie #2093 Secretary John King presented checks for $500 from the Aerie and $1,664 from the Past Presidents’ Club to the Committee on Memorials and Remembrance, represented by Steve Bates and Oregon State Conductor Steve Wiley. This was to honor Gold Star Families who lost two sons in the Vietnam War. The presentation was held at the Eagles in Medford, honoring the Rowden Family. Signs will be placed on Highway 238 near the boyhood home of the Rowden boys, James and John. The Committee of Memorials and Remembrance established a goal to honor these families for their extreme sacrifice and loss. This money was raised by the Aerie, Auxiliary and Past Presidents’ Club of Crater Lake #2093.

Ormond Beach, Florida - November 2017

Ormond Beach, Florida - November 2017

Ormond By The Sea #4435 recently held a breast cancer fundraiser, collecting $4,505 for the Florida Imaging Center. Each year, during the month of October, Chairperson Lynn Haus and her committee, with the help of the Auxiliary, come together to raise funds for people who cannot afford mammograms. This year, they broke their record and surpassed their set goal. Pictured, l to r, Michelle Parrish, Sherri Flynn, Florida Imaging Center Operations Manager Carol Rumer, Committee Chair Lynn Haus, Past Madam President Donna Williamson and Madam President Joyce Juliano.

Petersburg, Virginia - November 2017

Petersburg, Virginia - November 2017

The Ladies’ Auxiliary of Petersburg #882 delivered 55 “Blessing Bags” to Pathways, which is an area organization sponsored by local churches to help those in need. Pictured, l to r, are Madam President Lesta Lane, the fine men from Pathways who helped feed the needy for Thanksgiving, Past Madam President & Secretary Pat Rose and her two granddaughters and future Auxiliary members Taylor and MariBeth. It was a rewarding day for the volunteers who could feel the energy and faithfulness of “People Helping People” in their efforts as a part of the week of Movement to End Hunger and Homelessness.

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania - November 2017

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania - November 2017

Lock Haven Aerie #4298 provided Thanksgiving turkeys and all the trimmings to four area families. Helping to pack were Brad Rote, Judy Lantz, Secretary Marchal Rote, Bonnie Gradel, President Don Troutman and Vice President JoAnn Bowes. Trustee Charlie Clements helped with the delivery. Their members were extremely generous this year and the dinners included 34 different food items.

Spring Hill, Florida - November 2017

Spring Hill, Florida - November 2017

The Ladies’ Auxiliary of Spring Hill #4208 recently donated $1,400 to the Florida Hospital Tampa Foundation for Muscular Dystrophy. Pictured, l to r, are Executive Director of MD Jan Berry, Marlene Gordon, Gail Vienhage, Ana Mahar, Barbara Cole, Barbara Fitzpatrick. Back row, l to r, Ann Krysheski, Barbara Danciak, Tammi Howlett and Dawn Hartz.

Spring Hill Auxiliary also donated $300 to One Community Now, Inc., for their Pack-A-Sack Program. Pictured, l to r, front row, Pat Schell of Pack-A-Sack, Marlene Gordon, Ana Mahar, Barbara Fitzpatrick and Rick Schell of Pack-A-Sack. Back row, Ann Krysheski, Diane Irwin, Tammi Howlett and Linda Erb.

South Central Regional - November 2017

South Central Regional - November 2017

During the annual South Central Regional Conference this fall, Regional Charity Directors presented checks for the money raised by them as directors including:

  • $3,720 for the FOE Diabetes Research Center
  • $1,414 for the Vicki Welch Ovarian Cancer Fund
  • $150 for the Art Ehrmann Cancer Fund
  • $370 for the D.D. Dunlap Kidney Fund
  • $510 for the GMP’s Charity, Tri-State Honor Flight
  • $150 for the Golden Eagle, Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s Funds
  • $140 for the Jimmy Durante Children’s Fund
  • $370 for the Lew Reed Spinal Cord Injury Fund
  • $201 for the Max Baer Heart Fund
  • $366 for the Memorial Foundation
  • $648 for the Robert Hansen Diabetes Fund

The Region also presented grants for $5,000 from the Grand Aerie and the Kansas Past State Presidents.

Newsletter

Enter your e-mail and subscribe to our newsletter.

Sign Up Now!

About Our Company

The Fraternal Order of Eagles, an international nonprofit organization, unites fraternally in the spirit of liberty, truth, justice and equality, to make human life more desirable by lessening its ills, and by promoting peace, prosperity, gladness and hope.

Get in touch

  • Address: 1623 Gateway Circle South, Grove City, OH 43123

  • Phone: (614) 883-2200

  • Email: help@foe.com