4 September Blue Island, Illinois - August 2019 September 4, 2019 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Illinois 0 Blue Island Auxiliary #1332 filled 200 draw-string backpacks with various school supplies, and distributed them to kids of all ages. From the August 2019 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Peru, Illinois - August 2019 The Illini Aerie #2688 partnered with their local Police department to host a bike safety rodeo for kids. During the event, the police officers conducted a safety talk about proper road rules and signals, and they made sure that the kids bikes had enough air in the tires , helped adjust seat heights, and showed the children how to properly wear a helmet. After the training, the kids got to run through an obstacle course so they could practice what they just learned. After completing the course, each child received a snack bag and goodies from the police department and a certificate with their name on it for completing the course. The Illini Aerie 2688 hopes to make this an annual event. The Aerie gave away 6 helmets that were donated by the local Police Association. Blue Island, Illinois - April 2017 Blue Island Eagles #1332 recently held a Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event for area children. Blue Island, Illinois - November 2018 Blue Island Auxiliary #1332 donated Kleenex and bleach wipes to their local middle school to help with the cold and flu season. Georgetown, Ohio - August 2019 Pleasant Aerie #2293 made a $1,000 donation to the Midwest Dream Center of Adam’s County to help those in the program overcome their drug addiction. Lebanon, Ohio - August 2019 Lebanon Eagle Riders #1395 donated $5,500 to their local Human Society. The proceeds came from their 7th annual Jerry Bice Memorial Critter Race Run that was held in June 2019. Over the past 7 years, a collective total of $21,450 has been donated to this cause. Chattanooga, Tennessee - August 2019 Scenic City Aerie and Auxiliary #945 presented a H.O.M.E. grant in the amount of $1,303 to CHI Memorial Hospital Cancer Support Center. The H.O.M.E. Fund is housed within the Memorial Foundation and allows for donations to organizations not permitted by the Charity Foundation. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.