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People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.

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Abbotsford, British Columbia - March 2020

Abbotsford Aerie #2726 President John Scammell presented Grand Worthy President Ron Malz with a $1,000 donation for this charity, Camp Confidence. The Confidence Learning Center is a nonprofit organization which assists developmentally disabled individuals of all ages by providing them a fun and exciting outlet to learn, gain life experience and become more confident in their abilities.

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Kasilof, Alaska - March 2020

Kasilof Eagles #4317 held a fundraiser for the Way-Out-Women Cancer Fund Run and was able to donate $4,057 to the cause. To raise the money, the Aerie and Auxiliary had food, a silent auction, split the pot and live music. For the WOW event, a team of women snowmobile riders logged 57+ miles in the hills to help those who suffer from cancer. Kenai Auxiliary #3525, contributed to the total by giving an additional $2,000 to the cause.

Vienna, Missouri

In 2019, Vienna-Bassett Aerie #4340 provided $6,000 in post- high school scholarships for local students. The Aerie also obtained $6,500 in grants from the Grand Aerie for two organizations; the Belle Elementary School received a grant to replace its playground which is currently condemned, and the Vienna Senior Center received a grant to fill its pantry that provides hot meals both in the center and for home delivery.