People Helping People


People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.


South Central Region - November 2020

During the annual South Central Regional Conference last month in Jefferson City, Mo., Eagles from Missouri and Kansas raised a total of $15,600 for the FOE Diabetes Research Center Bridge to the Cure project. Through program book ad sales, 50/50 raffles, a live auction and more, the members combined to raise an incredible sum of money benefiting the charity of Grand Madam President Jacque Marble, who attended the conference, and Grand Worthy President Dave Smith.

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Junction City, Kansas - July 2020

Junction City Kansas Auxiliary #830 held a Bingo tournament to help financially support their community. During Bingo, Madam President Rhonda Wilson presented a $5,000 check to her charity, Wheels Of Hope, and Bingo Chairman Linda Sullivan presented a check for $5,000 to Quality Play Park to help build on to the local park for the children. MP Wilson also presented Friends of Animals with a check for $1,000 and gave $1,500 to their Local Food Pantry.


Lawrence, Kansas - July 2019

Lawrence Auxiliary #309 donated $11,000 to the Lawrence Schools Foundation, which will enable their Auxiliary to give a $500 scholarship to a deserving graduate each year for many years. This year’s scholarship went to Ella Keathley and was presented by PGWP Doris Bateson and Auxiliary Trustee Cassie Post.
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Leavenworth, Kansas - March 2018

Leavenworth Aerie #55, home of South Central Regional President James "Jim" Rodgers, hosted a reception in his honor. Many fellow Eagles from across Kansas and Missouri were on hand to help him celebrate. During the night, money raised for the FOE Diabetes Research Center, which is Rodgers' Regional charity. The Aerie donated $5000.00 with a guarantee to match up to that amount raised for the Regional charity in Missouri & Kansas. Pictured, l to r: Charlie Estes, Bingo chairman; Bill Corbet, Aerie Secretary; Jim Rodgers, South Central Regional President; and Ron Saunders, Aerie President

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Kansas City, Kansas - March 2017

Wyandotte #87 held its 31st Annual Camp Discovery Juvenile Diabetes Bowling Tournament on Feb. 19. Kansas State Presidents Randy Holding of Junction City #830 and Dawn Couch of Wyandotte #87 named Camp Discovery as their State Charity for the year. A total of $4,224 was raised. Pictured are Randy Holding, Wyandotte #87 Co-chairman Shirley Lyons, KC Bowl manager Rita Weems, Wyandotte #87 co-chairman Sheila Hogue and Dawn Couch. The tournament was started by Wyandotte members Ed and Doris Willsey, the parents of Shirley and Sheila.