4 September Burlington, Iowa - April 2019 September 4, 2019 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Iowa 0 Burlington Aerie #150 held a special fundraiser for the Eagles of Paradise, California, raising $3,736 to help in their efforts to rebuild following the devastating wildfires which destroyed the Aerie’s home last fall. From the April 2019 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Burlington, Iowa - December 2019 Burlington Eagles #150 was able to donate over 300 shoebox gifts, with their connection to the backpack program, to local children in need. 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.