People Helping People


People Helping People

Charity news from around the F.O.E.


Iowa - September 2020

The state of Iowa held their annual state Convention in August, and during the banquet, a check of $92,022.19 was presented to the Unity Point Foundation as a part of Iowa State’s charity project for the 2019-2020 year. The foundation plan on using the funds to purchase a Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) machine.

Ashbury, Iowa - April 2020

Members of Ashbury Eagles #4458 made and distributed 120 pizzas to health care workers, first responders and home-bound residents in the Dubuque area. The pizzas were delivered to workers at Luther Manor Grand Meadows and Hawkeye Care Center in Asbury, as well as UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital, MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center and Manor Care in Dubuque. Members of the Asbury Police Department were invited to pick up a pizza at the Eagles’ home base. Eight Eagle members who were currently unable to leave their homes also received pizza deliveries.


Iowa - November 2018

Iowa State Aerie Officer Bob Beals, retired Master Sgt., had the honor of carrying the remains of one of three veterans laid to rest on July 6, 2018 in Des Moines, Iowa. These three veterans were part of the Missing in America Project (Locate, Identify and Inter - Missing in America Project) which locates, identifies and inters unclaimed remains of veterans. The cremated remains were left unclaimed at the Hamilton’s Funeral Home in the Des Moines Area and are now laid to rest after a ceremony at the Iowa Veteran’s Cemetery.