26 February Edgewater, Florida - February 2019 February 26, 2019 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Florida 0 New Smyrna – Edgewater Eagles #4242 donated $3,000 to the AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach Foundation to support their cardiac care, cancer services and diabetes programs. #4242 donated an additional $4,000 to two other charities during this month as well. From the February 2019 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Lehigh Acres, Florida - March 2019 Lehigh Acres Eagles #3938 donated over 700lbs. of food that was collected during the Celebration of Life for Marjorie Wallace. The donations were split between the Lehigh Community Services and the Faith Lutheran Church. Silver Springs, Florida - March 2019 Ocala Forest Eagles #4216 held their 6th Annual State Presidents 5K Charity Walk to raise money for their State Presidents charities. To help raise more money, the members organized a group of volunteers to get sponsors for the T-shirts by approaching local businesses, and also got over 100 different items like gift cards and t-shirts to raffle off. From membership across the state of Florida, #4216 was able to collect over $5,000 in walk sponsorship money. After T-shirt, Raffle, 50/50, Food and T-shirt advertisements sales, they were able to present their State Worthy President Bill Lucik with a check for $4,411.50 for his charity Fairways for Warriors, and State Madam President Melanie Day with a check for $4,411.50 for her charity Florida Hospital for Pompe Disease. 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. Lehigh Acres, Florida - July 2019 Lehigh Acres Eagles #3938 helped raise $2,106 for the Garner family, who needed assistance with burial costs for their family member. They raised the money by hosting a cake auction fundraiser. Gardner, Massachusetts - February 2019 Hillcrest Eagles #747 made a $600 donation to the Montachuestt Suicide Prevention Task Force. They were able to raise the money from their Halloween Bash held last October. The money will be used to help fund a myriad of suicide prevention programs and educational opportunities. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.