15 November Sutherlin, Virginia - September 2019 November 15, 2019 By The Fraternal Order of Eagles Virginia 0 Eagle Riders #4420 participated in the Dean Ferris Memorial Ride fundraiser to benefit the Danville Pittsylvania Cancer Association. The Eagle Riders made a contribution of $19,511.78, and over the 8 years that this event has been held, a cumulative total of $144,511.77 has been raised to help the victims of cancer in their community. From the September 2019 edition of People Helping People. Related Articles Colonial Beach, Virginia - September 2019 Colonial Beach Eagles #4315 was able to donate $15,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Together, the Aerie and Auxiliary planned several events over a 3-week period to raise the funds. They held a bucket collection drive, with the Sheriff’s department’s permission, and collected nearly $3,000 in 4 hours with the help of 7 volunteers. They raised an additional $2,000 from a brown bag auction, and they hosted a benefit dinner for St. Judes’s, where they raised $5,000 during the benefit. The last of the funds came from a $5,000 grant. Okahumpka, Florida - September 2019 During the year of 2019, Lake County Aerie and Auxiliary #4273 so far have donated a collective $61,000 to six local nonprofit charities; the Leesburg Food Bank, Camp Boggy Creek, Haven of Lake and Sumter Counties, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, New Vision for Independence, and Libby’s Legacy Breast Cancer Foundation. Bacliff, Texas - September 2019 Mainland Aerie #3199 held a fish fry for St. Jude’s and was able to donate $1,000 to the organization. Latrobe, Pennsylvania - September 2019 Tony Angelo #1188 held their Annual Mike Levay Gun Bash and was able to present $11,000 to their local Little League organization. Mike Levay was a coach and mentor for elementary age baseball players, along with being a member of the Aerie. He lost his life due to a tragic accident so the Aerie has continued his good work for the Little league organization. Rochester, Michigan - September 2019 Rochester Aerie #2634 held a golf outing, which included raffle items from the local businesses and community members, and a light meal. They were able to raise $2,000, and are allocating the funds to the Rainbow Connection of Michigan and the F.O.E. Memorial Foundation. The Auxiliary provided the food and organized the raffle items. Rochester Auxiliary #2634 hosted a bunco game party and raised $565 for Miracle Quilts of Michigan, which is a nonprofit that creates handmade quilts for military veterans that have been hospitalized. Fredericksburg, Virginia - May 2019 In recognition for her 20+ years of service to her community through her work with the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Sue Limerick, member of Spotsylvania Auxiliary #4391, was presented the Distinguished Community Service award at the Annual NSWCDD Honorary Awards Ceremony in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.