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People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.

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Paducah, Kentucky - July 2018

Paducah Aerie #3135 awarded the Lourdes Foundation with a $5,000 grant. The funds will be used to purchase equipment, supplies and bed linens for hospice patients. “We are so thankful for the donation to assist hospice patients,” says Kay Williams, Lourdes Hospice and Homecare Director. “We are honored to be chosen for this donation in memory of Mrs. Bowler. The generosity of the Fraternal Order of Eagles joins many other generous donors to provide for patients and families in hospice care to achieve their best life possible.”

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Louisville, Kentucky - May 2017

On March 29, Louisville lost a dedicated police officer when Officer Nick Rodman died in an accident during a high-speed chase. Rodman was more than an officer, always stepping up to help the community. He left behind a two-year-old son and a one-month-old daughter. Derby City Eagles #2173 wanted to share their appreciation for Officer Rodman’s service by collecting diapers for his daughter to help the family. On April 25, the diapers were delivered to Officer Rodman’s division.

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Louisville, Kentucky - February 2017

Derby City Aerie #2173 recently welcomed Grand Worthy President Jerry L. Sullivan. Sullivan helped present a $5,000 grant to Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS). Sullivan is pictured presenting the grant to VIPS Director of Development Heather Benson. In front is Isiah Scroggins, grandson of Kentucky State President-Elect Jim Bosworth. Scroggins attends VIPS. While in town, Sullivan also joined the Derby City Aerie’s Louisville Slugger Club and was awarded with his own personalized bat.