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People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.

Victoria, British Columbia - May 2020

Victoria Aerie #12 has been assisting the local senior homes by partnering with the Victoria Eldercare Foundation to help them provide elderly residents with iPads and tablets. This allows seniors to connect with family members through video chats with maintaining social distancing. The Aerie's $1,500 donation received a matching grant from the Royal Bank of Canada and contributed to a total amount raised in the community of $20,000.

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Abbotsford, British Columbia - March 2020

Abbotsford Aerie #2726 President John Scammell presented Grand Worthy President Ron Malz with a $1,000 donation for this charity, Camp Confidence. The Confidence Learning Center is a nonprofit organization which assists developmentally disabled individuals of all ages by providing them a fun and exciting outlet to learn, gain life experience and become more confident in their abilities.

Maple Ridge, British Columbia - November 2019

Maple Ridge Eagles #2831 presented $500 to Jennifer Sheehan and Katrina Haintz of Eric Langton Elementary School in support of their student lunch & breakfast program. These funds were raised during their annual golf tournament and bbq fundraiser. They’ve been able to donate $2,350 over the last four years.

Debbie Kennedy and Laura Butler, Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation received a $5,000 donation from Maple Ridge Eagles #2831. These funds were made available by a grant from the Grand Aerie, to be used along with the $6,000 donated by the local Aerie & Auxiliary in July, for the purchase of SD Resectoscope cameras which are used in Bladder Cancer surgery.

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Campbell River, British Columbia - December 2018

Campbell River Aerie and Auxiliary #3097 presented an $8,150 check and donated a total of 1,447 food items to their local food back. The money was raised through catering, pie, jam and bake sales, and dinners. 

Campbell River Eagles #3097 donated $5,000 to Kidney Cancer Research. This donation is special because it will be matched, and will turn into $10,000. These funds were raised through pie sales, caterings and a fashion show.