4 September Bellevue, Nebraska - April 2019 September 4, 2019 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Nebraska 0 When devastating floods hit Nebraska, Bellevue Eagles #3912 hosted a free dinner for the victims of the flood, first responders, and volunteers, and was able to serve close to 300 individuals. Also, they were able to raise more than $1,000 in one day to help support the flood victims by collecting generous donations from local businesses, community members, and Eagle members. More than 300 homes in Bellevue alone were deemed uninhabitable after the floods, and #3912 plans on hosting a future benefit to help with recovery efforts. From the April 2019 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Bellevue, Nebraska - April 2017 Bellevue Aerie & Auxiliary #3912 raised #5,793.42 for the purchase of three pediatric heart monitors that will allow patients at Omaha Children’s Hospital a chance to go home and have a normal life. Pictured are Auxiliary President Barb Romero, Auxiliary Heart Fund Chairman Connie Hodges, Children’s Hospital Representative Tom Kerfoot, Aerie Heart Fund Chairman Dave Hodges and Aerie President Patrick O’Connor. Lehigh Acres, Florida - April 2019 Following the passing of Lehigh Acres Auxiliary #3938’s beloved member Marjorie Wallace, a celebration of life was held for her at the club. The family requested attendees bring nonperishable items to honor the giving and generous spirit of Marje. Over 700lbs. of goods were collected and distributed to two local food banks. 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. 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. Green River, Wyoming - April 2019 Sweetwater Auxiliary #2350 has been raising money this year and was able to make a $2,500 donation to the K.D Foundation for juvenile diabetes. The KD foundation is this year's Madame President Shantel Stevenson's special project. Indiana, Pennsylvania - April 2019 The Indiana Eagles #1468 raised more than $1,400 through a three-ball billiard tournament to benefit a future Make-a-Wish recipient. The proceeds will be used to sponsor an area youth between 2 and half to 18-years-old. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.