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People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.

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Boonville, Missouri - October 2018

Past Madam State President and Past Madam South Central Regional President Barb Cornine was recently featured in HERHEALTH magazine for her work with Ovarian Cancer and the Vicki Welsh Foundation. Barb is a 13-year ovarian cancer survivor and as a part of her special charity, the state raised over $30,000 and donated it to the Vicki Welsh fund. While the fund brings awareness to Ovarian Cancer, much of the money raised was donated to the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, KS for Ovarian Cancer research.
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Colorado - October 2018

Colorado State JPW George Duran presented an $11,567.34 check to the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute for their Rocky Mountain Blood Fund. RMBF provides grants to blood cancer patients to help ease the financial burden that patients and families experience during the treatment for the devastating effects of blood cancers. Duran is a survivor and the Colorado State Aerie is giving back to this lifesaving organization as a part of the State Presidents Special Project.