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People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.

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Portland, Oregon - April 2018

When fellow Eagles work together, good things happen. Portland Tigard #4, Woodburn Eagle Riders #3284, East Portland #3256, Crater Lake #2093, and others teamed up to start the Diabetic Socks for Veterans program where they provide hundreds of socks each year to veterans and the elderly, while also providing information on preventative foot care. Now in its fifth year, more than 5,000 socks have been distributed.

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Crater Lake, Oregon - November 2017

Oregon Junior Past State President and Crater Lake Aerie #2093 Secretary John King presented checks for $500 from the Aerie and $1,664 from the Past Presidents’ Club to the Committee on Memorials and Remembrance, represented by Steve Bates and Oregon State Conductor Steve Wiley. This was to honor Gold Star Families who lost two sons in the Vietnam War. The presentation was held at the Eagles in Medford, honoring the Rowden Family. Signs will be placed on Highway 238 near the boyhood home of the Rowden boys, James and John. The Committee of Memorials and Remembrance established a goal to honor these families for their extreme sacrifice and loss. This money was raised by the Aerie, Auxiliary and Past Presidents’ Club of Crater Lake #2093.

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Lincoln City, Oregon - April 2017

On April 7, North Lincoln Aerie and Auxiliary #2576 presented checks totaling $1,300 to the local high school music department. The funds will be used to help students attend music camp. Accepting for Taft High School was Elementary Principal and Music Committee member Nick Lupo. Funds were raised through a group effort from Aerie President Mike Jones, Auxiliary President Loene Loan and Past Madam President Sandi Randleman.