12 December Colorado - October 2018 December 12, 2018 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Colorado 0 Colorado State JPW George Duran presented an $11,567.34 check to the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute for their Rocky Mountain Blood Fund. RMBF provides grants to blood cancer patients to help ease the financial burden that patients and families experience during the treatment for the devastating effects of blood cancers. Duran is a survivor and the Colorado State Aerie is giving back to this lifesaving organization as a part of the State Presidents Special Project. From the October 2018 People Helping People newsletter. Related Articles Colorado Springs, Colorado - May 2018 East Side Aerie #3260 made a generous donation to the Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado, which will provide 32,000 nutritious meals to those in need. ElDorado Springs, Colorado - March 2018 Tri Lakes Aerie #4279 hosted its annual charity auction where they raised $7,063. The proceeds will go to High Hopes, which assists cancer patients with travel expenses. Federal Heights, Colorado - April 2018 Aerie #4019 held a breakfast fundraiser to support Shield 616 and the Federal Heights Police Department, where they raised $1,200. Recently, three police officers were shot and killed in the line of duty. The Aerie was saddened by the tragic officer deaths and wanted to do something to help the men and women who risk their lives daily. The cause, Shield 616 “Support the Shield” helps better equip the men and women in the local police department safe with the best gear possible to keep them safe. Through the donated funds, Shield 616 will purchase and distribute rifle-ready protection designed for quick deployment to departments across Colorado. Alameda, California - October 2018 Alameda Aerie #1076 held a fundraiser for Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS) and was able to present them with a check for $814. Additionally on August 25, #1076 donated $1,170 to Pets for Vets. Vincennes, Indiana - October 2018 Vincennes Auxiliary #384’s Vice President Terri Bodine presented a $1,000 Grant to Good Samaritan Hospital’s Think Pink initiative in honor of Breast Cancer awareness. Boonville, Missouri - October 2018 Past Madam State President and Past Madam South Central Regional President Barb Cornine was recently featured in HERHEALTH magazine for her work with Ovarian Cancer and the Vicki Welsh Foundation. Barb is a 13-year ovarian cancer survivor and as a part of her special charity, the state raised over $30,000 and donated it to the Vicki Welsh fund. While the fund brings awareness to Ovarian Cancer, much of the money raised was donated to the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, KS for Ovarian Cancer research. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.