People Helping People


People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.


Leicester, Massachusetts - May 2018

Leicester / Spencer Eagles #4541 held an “Ultimate Grill Raffle” contest to raise funds for officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. who was killed in the line of duty, and was a former member of #4541. The raffle raised $3,315, which ill go toward the Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. Memorial Fund.
“It truly was a community event with all types of people and organizations getting involved to raise money for the Tarentino Fund,” said Mike Shea event organizer, #4541 Trustee, and Massachusetts State Officer. “We were overwhelmed with the level of support from our other Eagle Aeries in Massachusetts. The Weymouth Eagles Club sent a check for $300, the Marlborough Club $200, the Hudson Club $200 – It was an impressive showing of support for the Tarentino -family and our small Club in Leicester.”

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Rockland, Massachusetts - October 2017

Rockland Eagles #841 recently welcomed former New England Patriot Joe Andruzzi for a special presentation. The Eagles presented Andruzzi with a check for $10,000 to benefit the Joe Andruzzi Foundation, which provides financial assistance to patients and families battling cancer, allowing them to focus on recovery instead of bills. The foundation also funds research at Boston Children’s Hospital. Andruzzi was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins Burkitt’s lymphoma in 2007, ending his football career. In 2008, they created the foundation to give back to those facing similar battles. Pictured, l to r, are Steve Maroney, Past Worthy President Mark Mahoney, Joe Andruzzi and Worthy President Paul Emery.

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New England - October 2017

The brothers and sisters of the New England Region graciously opened their hearts and donated money and goods to be used to help the residents of Immokalee, Florida. Immokalee was devastated by Hurricane Irma and recovery is estimated to take months. The money donated will be used to purchase more much-needed goods for people in the community. Pictured are a representative of the Guadalupe Center in Immokalee, Past Grand Madam President Roxanne Alley-McGovern and Roberta Ciavattieri.

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