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Charity news from around the F.O.E.

Greenfield, Ohio - April 2018

Greenfield, Ohio - April 2018

American flags dedicated to the 660 veterans who take their own lives each month are now on display at the Paint Aerie #1325 Eagles lodge. The flags are a part of the Forgotten Soldiers project, which is designed to bring attention to this tragedy by moving the display every so often to a different location.

Elyria, Ohio - April 2018

Elyria, Ohio - April 2018

Elyria Eagle Riders Aerie #431 held a spaghetti dinner and raffle fundraiser for Rayshawn and Samantha Camel after they lost everything in a house fire around Christmas. During the benefit, $1,500 was raised, and the Eagle Riders and Eagle Club raised $600 out of that total. The Camels are grateful for the community’s help, especially after the house damage ended up being estimated at $40,000 and is currently uninhabitable.

Lebanon, Ohio - February 2018

Lebanon, Ohio - February 2018

Lebanon Eagle Riders #1395 delivered gift bags and Christmas wishes to the residents of Lebanon Care on December 17. The Lebanon Eagle Riders, founded in 2008, have always selected a family at Christmas and donated gifts. This year, they wanted to give back to the 67 residents at Lebanon Care. Working with the staff, they provided them with gift bags including sweatshirts, socks, shampoos, lotion, after shave, chap stick, hand sanitizer, Kleenex, puzzle books and other items for the 67 residents. We passed out the gift bags while wishing them a Merry Christmas.

Covington, Ohio - February 2018

Covington, Ohio - February 2018

Covington Eagles #3998, in conjunction with the Fields of Grace Church hosted the 7th Annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner, feeding 1,113 people. Through the hard work of the Eagles members in Covington, they were able to donate $3,500 toward the cost of the dinners. The Aerie in Covington supports the villages of Covington, Bradford and Pleasant Hill and over the past five years, has donated more than $500,000 to fire/rescue, schools, libraries, police, county sheriff’s, local community chest and more as needed. They also donate their hall for community projects, health fairs, memorial services, church services and more.

Youngstown, Ohio - January 2018

Youngstown, Ohio - January 2018

On Dec. 20, the Ladies’ Auxiliary of Youngstown #213 presented a $1,000 check to the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Care Center to help assist those without health insurance in the area. The Auxiliary held a turkey dinner, 50/50 raffle and sold pink ribbons in October to raise funds for the Center. Pictured, l to r, Madam President Cindy Long, Manager of the Abdu Comprehensive Care Center Julie Dulay, Madam Secretary Joanie Mountford.

Wilmington, Ohio - February 2017

Wilmington, Ohio - February 2017

Hilde-Floyd Eagles Auxiliary #1224 made the holiday season brighter for a group of local organizations. Through their Caring for Kids campaign, the Auxiliary donated a combined total of $3,500 to Clinton County Youth Council, Harvest of Gold, Heather’s Hope, Kids & Company, Kinship Care, Stepping Stones Ranch and Stillwater Stables.

Throughout the year, the Auxiliary hosts a variety of fundraisers earmarked for the campaign including the annual Car & Bike Show, various raffles, 50/50 drawings and more.

“We are always thrilled to be able to make these donations at the end of the year to our local organizations” said Auxiliary President Christie Siders. “Our goal is to target groups that have to provide their own funding. Year after year, they all tell us how thankful they are that we keep them on our radar. We are more than happy to have the ability to help.”

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