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People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.

Springfield, Missouri - July 2019

Springfield Eagles #3934 hosted their annual MO. State Presidents visit. The Aerie and Auxiliary both donated $5,000 each to the State Presidents Alen Powell and Theresa Robinson’s charity, the Make A Wish Foundation. An additional $2,500 was given to Camp Hope, and $2,000 was given to Bar H. Ranch. A total of $14, 500 was distributed throughout the day. These donations were made possible by hosting weekly bingo games by the Aerie and Auxiliary.

Marceline, Missouri - April 2019

• During the Grand Worthy President’s visit at Knollwood #4010, the Marceline Auxiliary #726 presented a $500 check to Carl Burnett for his Metavivior fundraising project. 

• Marceline Eagles #726 presented a $500 check to the GMP Althea Lane’s charity City of Hope, and an additional $500 to the F.O.E. charity foundation’s cancer fund.

Springfield, Missouri - February 2019

Queen City Eagles #3934 recently hosted their MO State Presidents. Both Aerie and Auxiliary, jointly, donated $10,000 to their State President’s charity Make A Wish. They also donated $2,500 to their charity Camp Hope, and gave another $2,000 to the charity of their SCRP. Overall, they donated $14,500, and raised the money by hosting bingo and Queen of Hearts.

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Marceline, Missouri - December 2018

Marceline Eagles #726 donated $1,370 to Wreaths Across America. They also sold $281 worth of raffle tickets, and donated those funds to Wreaths Across America. 

Marceline Eagles #726 presented the Food Pantry Administrator Bill Toops with a $500 check for the Marceline Food Pantry. 

Marceline Eagles #726 gave a $500 grant to the Linn County Humane Society, in conjunction with Allstate Insurance.

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Boonville, Missouri - October 2018

Past Madam State President and Past Madam South Central Regional President Barb Cornine was recently featured in HERHEALTH magazine for her work with Ovarian Cancer and the Vicki Welsh Foundation. Barb is a 13-year ovarian cancer survivor and as a part of her special charity, the state raised over $30,000 and donated it to the Vicki Welsh fund. While the fund brings awareness to Ovarian Cancer, much of the money raised was donated to the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, KS for Ovarian Cancer research.

Jefferson City, Missouri - July 2018

Jefferson City Aerie #2693 presented a gift of $4,456 to the Capital Region Medical Foundation. The money will go toward a new linear accelerator in the Goldschmidt Cancer Center. The new accelerator will bring more advanced treatment options to the center’s cancer patients, radiation, and it can customize high-energy X-rays or electrons to conform to a tumor’s shape to destroy cancer cells while sparing surrounding tissue. To date, Aerie #2693 has donated more than $123,000 over the years.