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People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.

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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.

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Abbotsford, British Columbia - November 2018

Abbotsford Aerie #2726 donated $1,500 to Cops for Cancer. The money will cover the funds to send one child to camp Goodtimes – which is a cancer camp for kids. The funds were raised during a dinner held for police and first responders who attend #2726’s annual bike tour to raise money for kids with cancer. This is the tenth year the Aerie has held this event.