4 September Detroit Lakes, Minnesota - April 2019 September 4, 2019 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Minnesota 0 Detroit Lakes Aerie #2342 donated $300 to the Becker County Food Pantry. From the April 2019 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Detroit Lakes, Minnesota - March 2017 Detroit Lakes Eagles #2342 held their annual Community/Charity Auction on Saturday, Feb. 18. The live auction had a wide variety of products, services, gift items and more, which were auctioned off with proceeds going to great local causes. Chairman Larry Swiers reported that $3,700 was raised thanks to the many businesses who contributed to the auction. On Feb. 11, the Detroit Lakes Eagles Blood Drive saw 40 people volunteer to give blood. Eight gave blood on the automated 2RBC machine, which collects two unites of red blood cells, which resulted in 44 total products. They had three first time givers. Members recruited donors, registered them and provided refreshments and snacks for those who volunteered to give. United Blood Services representative Katie Bartelson thanked the Detroit Lakes Eagles for their successful effort. On Saturday, April 1, the Detroit Lakes Past President’s will be holding their annual Stag & Doe event, featuring a 10-gun raffle, a catered roast beef dinner with drinks from 6:30-10 p.m. Raffle tickets are $25 each and dinner & drink tickets are $25 each. Proceeds benefit local and community needs. Detroit Lakes, Minnesota - January 2018 Detroit Lakes #2342 collected socks, mittens, scarves, caps, diapers, toys and more to be donated to the Lakes Crisis Center, Mahubes and Compassion House for the holiday season. Lehigh Acres, Florida - April 2019 Following the passing of Lehigh Acres Auxiliary #3938’s beloved member Marjorie Wallace, a celebration of life was held for her at the club. The family requested attendees bring nonperishable items to honor the giving and generous spirit of Marje. Over 700lbs. of goods were collected and distributed to two local food banks. Sarasota, Florida - April 2019 Sara-Mana Auxiliary #4424 hosted a weekly fundraising event on Monday evenings called Feather your Nest. In less than 12 months, they were able to give a $5,500 check to Face Autism, which is a nonprofit organization that provides sensory friendly activities, support groups, referral for therapeutic services, structured classes, and other necessary resources for autistic children. Fond du Lac, Wisconsin - April 2019 • The Fond du Lac Eagles Aerie #270’s Anglers Fishing Club offered a free breakfast to the local police officers, sheriff’s deputies and firemen working on the morning of April 7 as a way to thank them for their service to our community. • During the Fond du Lac Aerie #270 State Officers Party, Wi. State President Daniel Scheer presented Mary Kleman of the Children’s Hospitals of Wisconsin a check for $2,700 from a grant towards his State Project, Children’s Abuse Prevention. Daniel partnered with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Fox Valley for his State Project to help local area children in need of help. Kleman stated that a lot of times, to help the child, they are actually helping families overcome issues to provide a stable home for the family. Another check from the Aerie was presented to Scheer to go towards his State Project, which has raised almost $12,000 so far this year, separate from the grant noted above. Green River, Wyoming - April 2019 Sweetwater Auxiliary #2350 has been raising money this year and was able to make a $2,500 donation to the K.D Foundation for juvenile diabetes. The KD foundation is this year's Madame President Shantel Stevenson's special project. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.