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People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.

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Valdez, Alaska - October 2019

Valdez Ladies Auxiliary 1971 Madam President Sheila Jordan, Trustee Chair Alicia Brown and Madam Secretary Carole Derifield presented the Herman Hutchins Elementary School Principal Jayson Webber, teachers and staff, $1,000 for each grade K through 5th, and gave the VCS Pre-school $500. The Auxiliary also presented the Gilson Middle School Principal Rod Morrison $1,000 each for grades 6th through 8th for a total of $9,500 donated to be used for scholarships.

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Gray, Maine - October 2019

New Gloucester Eagles #4131 held their annual Camping for A Cause Camporee weekend and was able to raise $2,436 for STRIVE, which is an organization that is committed to being part of the community and assisting young teens, tweens and adults with emotional and intellectual disabilities to be able to live with dignity and respect as active members of society.

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Vermillion, South Dakota - October 2019

Sunshine Aerie #2421 held a spaghetti dinner and donated the total proceeds of $4,500 to the University of South Dakota Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders. Following dinner, a check presentation was made by Dakota State Chaplain Kent Osborne to Dr. Mandy Williams as a grant from the Eagles' Jimmy Durante Children's Fund to support the identification and treatment of children born with cleft palate. A signature cocktail was served with 50/50 raffles held as well.