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People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.

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Federal Heights, Colorado - April 2018

Aerie #4019 held a breakfast fundraiser to support Shield 616 and the Federal Heights Police Department, where they raised $1,200. Recently, three police officers were shot and killed in the line of duty. The Aerie was saddened by the tragic officer deaths and wanted to do something to help the men and women who risk their lives daily. The cause, Shield 616 “Support the Shield” helps better equip the men and women in the local police department safe with the best gear possible to keep them safe. Through the donated funds, Shield 616 will purchase and distribute rifle-ready protection designed for quick deployment to departments across Colorado.

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Wausau, Wisconsin - March 2018

Wausau Aerie #251 held a Blues for Food fundraiser to help offset medical bills for Khiana Bradshaw, who was diagnosed with Childhood Ovarian Cancer at 14. The Aeries presented her parents Jason and Natalie Bradshaw with a check for $2,000. They raised the funds by charging a $5 admission at the door and held raffle. During the fundraiser, non-perishable items and paper goods were also donated to the Community Club House. Pictured l to r:  Dave Bielen, Bill Kelch, Khiana's parents Jason and Natalie Bradshaw and Trustee Chuck Knoblock.