30 November Fredericksburg, Virginia - November 2017 November 30, 2017 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Virginia 0 Members of Spotsylvania #4391 and Fredericksburg #4321, with the help of sisters from around the state of Virginia, donated 40+ baskets to the Hematology-Oncology Associates’ Cancer Center in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Patients receiving treatment will be given a blanket to keep and use to stay warm during their treatments. From the November 2017 edition of the People Helping People newsletter. Related 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. Blairsville, Pennsylvania - November 2017 Blairsville Eagle Riders #1488 were hard at work during the riding season, hosting a trio of benefit runs and making numerous community donations raising $12,253. In terms of total donations from the Eagle Riders, Aerie and Auxiliary, Blairsville is near eclipsing $20,000 total in 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. Sutherlin, Virginia - January 2017 Piedmont Eagles #4420 made their annual visit to Pittsylvania County School Board Office on Monday, Nov. 21, to deliver 26 dinners for distribution to families for Thanksgiving. Members of the Eagles shopped for, packed the dinners in boxes, then loaded them into the group’s trailer for the ride to Chatham. Pictured, l to r, are Pittsylvania School Superintendent Mark Jones, Eagles member Kathy Moorefield Dodson, Past President Tony Pass, Vice President Bobby Walker, Secretary Ann Farmer and Trustees Kay Duncan and Jerry Shelton. Not pictured was committee chairperson Lori Nuhfer. Colonial Beach, Virginia - April 2017 Colonial Beach Eagles #4315 made a generous donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital last month. As a result of months of planning by benefit committee chairman, Bill Hall, co-chair Rebecca Kinson, and committee members Debbie Bennett, Donna Barnette, Patricia Cochran, Debra Garcia, Carrie Keister, Ginger Roth, Sharon Schellin, and Linda Watts, the F.O.E. was able to donate $12,232 to this worthy cause. Committee members ran several events to raise funds, including a brown bag auction, buffets during football games, and a prime rib dinner. This is an annual fundraising effort for the Colonial Beach Eagles. Richmond, Virginia - May 2017 Lakeside Eagles #4211 recently held a pair of fundraisers to benefit area causes. On April 8, they held a public cookout, corn hole tournament and karaoke party raising $532 for the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad. On April 29, they held a member bingo event, raising $140 for the Lakeside Youth Baseball organization. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.