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People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin - April 2019

• The Fond du Lac Eagles Aerie #270’s Anglers Fishing Club offered a free breakfast to the local police officers, sheriff’s deputies and firemen working on the morning of April 7 as a way to thank them for their service to our community. 

• During the Fond du Lac Aerie #270 State Officers Party, Wi. State President Daniel Scheer presented Mary Kleman of the Children’s Hospitals of Wisconsin a check for $2,700 from a grant towards his State Project, Children’s Abuse Prevention. Daniel partnered with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Fox Valley for his State Project to help local area children in need of help. Kleman stated that a lot of times, to help the child, they are actually helping families overcome issues to provide a stable home for the family. Another check from the Aerie was presented to Scheer to go towards his State Project, which has raised almost $12,000 so far this year, separate from the grant noted above.

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Sarasota, Florida - April 2019

Sara-Mana Auxiliary #4424 hosted a weekly fundraising event on Monday evenings called Feather your Nest. In less than 12 months, they were able to give a $5,500 check to Face Autism, which is a nonprofit organization that provides sensory friendly activities, support groups, referral for therapeutic services, structured classes, and other necessary resources for autistic children.

St. Marys, Georgia - March 2019

With the help of its members, St. Mary’s Eagles #4379 hosted a variety of dinners throughout the month of February, 2019. They were able to raise a total of $1,571 for different charities: Barry & Berta’s Linguini in White Clam Sauce Dinner raised $200 for Hospice of the Golden Isles; Laura & Jaime’s Taco Meal raised $197 for Patio Improvements Fund; Pete & Jennifer’s Jambalaya Dinner raised $230 for the Ronald McDonald House; Paula’s Sloppy Joe Dinner and Jennifer’s Jambalaya Dinner raised $73 for Literacy – Camden Wee Read; AUCE Fish Fry Crew raised $262 for Diabetes Research Center; Connie’s Cabbage Rolls Dinner raised $91 for the Cancer and Heart Funds; and Past Presidents’ Reuben Sandwich Dinner raised $518 for Camden High School Scholarship Fund.