11 May Kasilof, Alaska - March 2018 May 11, 2018 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Alaska 0 Six members of Kasilof Aerie #4317 and Denali, a black lab, participated in the annual Way Out Women (WOW) Snow Machine Run for Cancer in honor of their member Dwayne Whiteley, and previous members Betsy Hester and Laura Harmon, who both lost their battle to cancer. Whiteley was diagnosed with cancer in 2016 and the Aerie’s have shown their love and support by helping with medical expenses and his bucket list. This year the race’s them was revolved around Patriotism and the participating members dressed up as Samantha, the Statue of Liberty, the Flag of the United States, a Firecracker and a $100.00 bill. During the race, the Aerie raised more than $2,500 and has collectively raised over $40,000 for the WOW event. From the March 2018 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Kasilof, Alaska - March 2017 Kasilof, Alaska, Eagles #4317 may not have the most members or the largest Aerie in the nation, but it has one of the biggest hearts. The community spirit and generosity of its members can’t be beaten, which is reflected, year in and year out, in its history of helping those in need. Through donations and community outreach, this little Aerie has touched the lives of neighbors who have been victims of misfortune. During this time of the season, one of the ways they touch lives is by sponsoring a WOW team for the Way Out Woman ride. Kasilof, Alaska - March 2020 Kasilof Eagles #4317 held a fundraiser for the Way-Out-Women Cancer Fund Run and was able to donate $4,057 to the cause. To raise the money, the Aerie and Auxiliary had food, a silent auction, split the pot and live music. For the WOW event, a team of women snowmobile riders logged 57+ miles in the hills to help those who suffer from cancer. Kenai Auxiliary #3525, contributed to the total by giving an additional $2,000 to the cause. Brisbane, California - March 2018 Brisbane Aerie #3255 held a Lasagna Dinner, which raised $1,388 for the Max Baer Heart Fund. 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. Norwalk, Connecticut - March 2018 Aerie #558 hosted a Winter Luau Dance Party, where they raised 1,000 for the Jimmy Durant Children’s Fund. Evansville, Indiana - March 2018 River City Eagles Auxiliary #4023 presented The Arc of Evansville with a grant worth $1,000. The funding will go toward purchasing art supplies that will be used at the Arc’s Child Life Center, which serves children age 12 and under, both with and without disabilities. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.