14 April Burlington, Iowa - December 2019 April 14, 2020 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Iowa 0 Burlington Eagles #150 was able to donate over 300 shoebox gifts, with their connection to the backpack program, to local children in need. From the December 2019 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Burlington, Iowa - April 2019 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. Red Oak, Iowa - December 2019 Red Oak Eagle Riders #2715 donated lap quilts to those in need. Centerville, Iowa - December 2019 Centerville Eagles #2675 held a Cans and Coats Drive, and was able to provide canned good to their local food pantry, and provide coats to the local school children, to ensure everyone stays warm and well fed. Creston, Iowa - March 2019 During the HERO - Healing at English Rivers Outfitters - fundraiser, Creston #1398 was able to raise more than $7,500 for their cause. Lake Havasu City, Arizona - December 2019 Lake Havasu City Eagle Riders #4299 started a cuddly movement by selling and donating stuffed teddy bears fitted with a motorcycle jacket and the Eagle Riders emblem on the back. In order to get the project started, five local Eagle Riders from #4299 chipped in to make the initial purchase of 500 bears. The goal is that the money raised from those bears can help the organization purchase even more bears, with excess money being donated to local charities. #4299 member Tom O’Brien originally came up with the idea of the Charity Bear. Ocean View, Delaware - December 2019 In celebration of Veterans, Ocean View Aerie #4528 was proud to make two donations of $500 to the veterans at the Home of the Brave Foundation in Milford, DE. The Home of the Brave's mission is to reduce homelessness among the Military Veteran population. In addition to providing transitional housing, food and security, Home of the Brave assists with employment, counseling services, access to healthcare, transportation and locating affordable housing. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.