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People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.

Rochester, Michigan - September 2019

Rochester Aerie #2634 held a golf outing, which included raffle items from the local businesses and community members, and a light meal. They were able to raise $2,000, and are allocating the funds to the Rainbow Connection of Michigan and the F.O.E. Memorial Foundation. The Auxiliary provided the food and organized the raffle items.

Rochester Auxiliary #2634 hosted a bunco game party and raised $565 for Miracle Quilts of Michigan, which is a nonprofit that creates handmade quilts for military veterans that have been hospitalized.

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White Cloud, Michigan - August 2019

White Cloud Eagles Auxiliary #4170 held a meat raffle, which raised $1,000 and a swiss steak dinner, which raised $350. $450 of those proceeds was used to send first graders from White Cloud Elementary on a field trip celebrating their graduation to 2nd grade. Students traveled to Card Wildlife Education Center at Ferris State University, followed by roller skating, bowling, and a pizza picnic at a nearby park. The raffle was chaired by Jr. Past MP Tori Nader, and the dinner was chaired by PMP Flo Cosby.

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Woodland, Michigan - April 2019

Stacey Rice, Woodland Aerie #3782 President, presented a $1,572.30 check to the Hope Lodge Asst. Manager, Kathryn. Hope Lodge is a place where families can stay for free while a loved is being treated with cancer. Rice’s mother passed away 8 months ago from cancer and utilized Hope Lodge’s services during that time; it was also her charity for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.