People Helping People


People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.


Somerset, Pennsylvania - July 2018

- Edgewood Aerie #1801 presented a $3,000 check to the New Centerville & Rural Volunteer Fire Company. The plan on using the money to place their 1978 brush/utility truck. 

- Edgewood Aerie #1801 donated $1,000 to the Somerfest Classic event. The money will be used to help fund the entertainment for the event. 

- Edgewood Aerie #1801 gave $1,000 to the Somerset County Hazardous Materials Team, and the money will be used to update the response vehicle with L.E.D. emergency lighting. 

- Edgewood Aerie #1801 made a $1,000 donation to the Rockwood Veterans Memorial and Community Park.


Somerset, Pennsylvania - May 2018

 Edgewood Aerie #1801 donated:
- $3,000 to the Boswell Volunteer Fire Department. 
- $3,000 to the Jerome Volunteer Fire Department.
- $1,000 to the Somerset County Sportsmen’s League for a youth field day.
- $1,000 to the Somerset Little League. The money will be used to help families that cannot afford the cost for their children to play.
- $3,000 to the Listie Volunteer Fire Co. They plan to use the money to buy new tire for their fire truck.
- $3,000 to the Garrett Volunteer Fire Department.


Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania - May 2018

Mt. Carmel Eagles #464 held its annual Mother of the Year ceremony and awarded the title to Mary Ann (Karycki) Wydra. Wydra is a mother of two and achieved the honor for her parental skills as well as her involvement in the community. She is now the 20th person to be given the honor. Worthy President Robert Belfanti III presented Wydra with a framed citation wishing her and her family best wishes for continued health, happiness and success.